Ryan Doran – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Ryan Doran – Martinez, CA Ryan Doran’s paintings fuse the grittiness of the street with the traditional graffiti stencil style, combining paint and paper, darkness and light, music and street ethos to create a mosaic capturing the beauty and urban decay you pass every day. Studying art in its […]

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Diamante Lavendar – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Diamante Lavendar – Green Bay, WI Instagram I’m an author and artist. I’ve won awards for both my art and writing. Since I was a young child I’ve loved books and art which has carried over into my adult life. I’ve always enjoyed the symbolic and visceral attributes of […]

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Stephen Mangum – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Stephen Mangum – San Francisco, CA Instagram Stephen Mangum is a representational painter from San Francisco. Born in 1954 in Mississippi and a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, he has been juried into and won awards in numerous competitions. His work has been published in the Circle […]

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Patricia Acosta – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Patricia Acosta – Chicago, IL Artist Patricia Acosta was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1973. She received her Degree in Fine Arts from The Academy of Painting “El Castillo de Los Colomos” in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1994. For the next four years she painted in Guadalajara studying […]

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Stephanie Bostock – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Stephanie Bostock – Fayetteville, NC Instagram Artist – Designer Biography: Stephanie Bostock is an “Eclectic Painter” working with mixed media in a predominantly abstract impressionist form and utilizing a wide variety of mediums and techniques. Her brush strokes are innate and intuitive… and her work allows her to express […]

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Robert Sweeny – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Robert Sweeny – San Miguel de Allende, Mexico I am a visual artist, educated at the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA Photography) and the Boston Museum School. I have been living and working in San Miguel de Allende for 6 years and am affiliated with the Galeria San […]

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Timka Szőke – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Timka Szőke – Budaörs, Hungary Instagram Timka Szõke is a Hungarian artist. She was born in Budapest – Hungary. She studied in Secondary School of Visual Arts, where she studied sculpture. Then she studied stainedglass design and enamel design in Simultaneous Fine Arts School. She graduated in Metropolitan University’s Art […]

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Jon B. Paulsen – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Jon B. Paulsen – Oslo, Norway I consider myself as an artist belonging to the group of new realists where the human being is looked upon in a new light and painted strongly figurative. The meaning of Clair Obscure, in Italian chiaroscuro, is light in the darkness. Less light, […]

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Anton Hoeger – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Anton Hoeger – Oberschleissheim, Germany Anton Franz Höger is German painter born 1956 in Munich. He is a member of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism, founded by five writers and painters, including Ernst Fuchs. “I am a realist through and through, apolitical and not moralizing. This realism, which […]

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Nick Silvis – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Nick Silvis – Greensburg, PA Instagram My artwork focuses on the alteration of space. Often touching upon political, societal, environmental, or personal issues and themes, ranging from local to global, I explore multicultural factors such as disability, addiction, sexual orientation/identity, growth, and spirituality. Rarely does my work share media […]

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Stephen Futral – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Stephen Futral – Crestone, CO Instagram I work in various mediums ranging from water color, acrylics, calligraphic brushstroke and encaustics. My pieces are usually bold and passionate with the hope of playing the part of provocateur… bringing a sense of authentic presence into each piece, like or dislike but […]

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James Ritchie – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition James Ritchie – Northville, MI James Ritchie had long been intrigued by the massive size and power of steam locomotives but never did anything with them artistically until he “discovered” Charles Sheeler. Sheeler’s photograph “Wheels,” which was a study for his painting “Rolling Power,” rekindled his interest in photographing […]

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