I’m inspired by color, marks, and marrying materials in fresh ways to discover what emerges. From there, I distract myself in any way possible while I finish a piece, so that my mind doesn’t interfere with the process. Nothing good ever comes of that.
Bio: Michelle Mercier is an abstract painter living in western Massachusetts. Focused primarily on large-scale commissions for collectors, Michelle has also taught adult painting classes and participated in Open Studios at the Mill in Holliston, Massachusetts since 2014.
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Every moment should be a celebration of life. Our senses and our emotions can put us in touch with the magic and beauty that is around us. That is what I try to portray through my art.
My joyful, playful, whimsical images come alive with vibrant colors. They evoke the most positive emotions. Feelings of Love, Laughter and Joy. Painting is my happy place. I try to evoke happy feelings in my viewers
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Barbara Lawrence | Santa Cruz, CA Barbara Lawrence was born in San Francisco and has spent most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her B. A. degree from San Francisco State University and an M. A. degree from San Jose State University. She taught Life drawing and Advanced Painting at […]
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Vasundhara Tolia | Bloomfield Hills, MI @toliavasu Vasu’s works mainly portray nature, humanity and earth. Each subject, whether a human, animal, still life, nature or abstraction is caught in a particular moment in time from life experiences and memories. She wants the viewer to interpret it in their own way to discover their voice and […]
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Bux Dhyne | Grand Rapids, MI @blacklacecupcakes Biography: Bux has a BFA in Illustration (and a Minor in Traditional Photography) from Kendall College of Art and Design that was completed in 2007. They have worked in the design, art, and illustration industries since then. They are a feminine head of household figure to three children, […]
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Susan Lizotte was born in Los Angeles, and adopted at two months old. When she was one, she moved with her adopted parents to Bronxville in Westchester County, NY; they moved back to L.A. when she was 14. She earned her B.A. in Theater Arts at UCLA –discovering her love for art and art history through a class at the end of her senior year. While still in college, she worked part time designing men’s custom dress shirts, and went on to start her own business designing bespoke shirts and suits for men, and ran it for fifteen years. After finding and meeting her biological mother – an artist –Lizotte finally decided to pursue her love of art and painting. She resides in Los Angeles, balancing her studio practice with life with her husband, four children, and family pets including a peacock.
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Van der Wath’s passion for collecting art spurred the desire in 2005 to undertake art as a hobby for self-expression.
His fulfilling journey evolved significantly in 2019 when he commenced mentorship under Dr Elfriede Dreyer, Professor Extraordinarius. This introduction to the broader spectrum of art concepts and history created the opportunity for Van der Wath to express himself through experiences in his world of business, engineering, and psychology. The artist holds formal qualifications in these disciplines and has completed several short courses in contemporary art.
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I am a all around creative woman from Maryland. I’m a painter, fashion marketer, Stylist, model, and entrepreneur. I recently started doing art shows and collaborating with talented art organizations such as Raw Artist, Pancakes and Booze, and many more.
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Vian Borchert is an award winning contemporary artist who has shown in many group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. The National Gallery of Art in Amman, Jordan has her artwork in their permanent collection. Vian is a graduate and “Notable Alumni” from Corcoran College of Art and Design George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Vian considers her expressionistic and abstracted art as visual poems.
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Steven Long was born in Marion, Ohio in 1951. Long’s love of art began at an early age, nurtured by his mother who was a source of encouragement and direction. Growing up in Central Ohio, his link to the outside art world came in the form of art magazines. Perusing these magazines was both inspirational and directional. Long states that he was always drawn to the abstract works in each issue.
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Cynthia George | West Palm Beach, FL I have been interested in painting as long as I can remember. I have a strong passion to paint animals; I can see their innocence and personality. My ability to see the compassion and understanding in their eyes allows me to paint beautiful, lifelike portraits and works of […]
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