Life Is A Party
CELEBRATE LIFE, LOVE, LAUGHTER AND JOY
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.
Life Is A Party
Nikola Gocic (born in Nis, 1980) is an architect by profession and a film reviewer, comic artist and collagist by passion. For thirteen years, he has been publishing his reviews and pieces of artwork on NGboo Art blog. During 2016 and 2017, he was writing movie listicles for the Taste of Cinema website, and since 2017, he has frequently and successfully collaborated on film-related articles with Rouzbeh Rashidi – the Iranian-Irish filmmaker and founder of the Dublin-based company Experimental Film Society. Five of his essays are published in the book Luminous Void: Twenty Years of Experimental Film Society (Experimental Film Society, Dublin, 2020).Read More Featured Artist | Nikola Gocic
… And we’re back! We are pleased to announce the release of Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 52! An email will be going out in the next few days and all artists in this issue will be receiving a featured post in the coming days and over the next month, until issue 53 is released. PRINT […]Read More Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 52 IS HERE!!!!
Hari Lualhati Cape Town, South Africa harilualhati.yolasite.com @harilualhati Hari’s art can be found on pages 16 & 17 in issue 51. HARI LUALHATI: BIOGRAPHY Hari Lualhati is a full-time artist who is permanently based in Cape Town, South Africa. She prefers her latest artworks to be called as “SOULWORKS” because they are a direct connection […]Read More Hari Lualhati | Issue 51 Featured Artist
I’m going into my junior year at FIT NYC and I major in illustration. Since I was a junior in High School, I’ve been into making social/political artwork. I feel it is necessary to bring attention to issues in our society through metaphoric creativity.Read More Kailee Finn | Featured Artist Issue 51
Toni-Lee Sangastiano Chesterfield, VA sangastiano.com @leetoni Toni-Lee’s art can be found on Page 18 Of issue 51. As a scholar of the carnivalesque and an internationally exhibiting artist, Dr. Toni-Lee Sangastiano studies the postmodern sideshow’s American and European processional origins, and its relevance to contemporary language, aesthetics, and media. She makes visible the people and […]Read More Toni-Lee Sangastiano
Chris Klein Sainte Therese, Quebec, Canada @chriskleinart Chris’s art can be found on pages 8-11 in issue 51 of Artist Portfolio Magazine. Chris is a British artist. Exhibiting his work across Europe and North America, he is most recognised for his series of costume paintings. These are mostly from theatre and film but also from […]Read More Featured Artist | Chris Klein
Sihua Liu | Changde City, China twitter.com/SihuaLiu Sihua is our issue 51 Cover Artist. … Issue 51 I have been practicing art for more than 20 years and has earned an MFA from Hunan Normal University.I remember when I was a child there was a poster of the crucifixion of Jesus hanging in my home. […]Read More Sihua Liu | Issue 51 Featured Artist
Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 51 is now available Issue 51 Print $20 Digital FREE ARTIST IN THIS ISSUE Sihua Liu | COVER ARTIST Chris Klein | BACK COVER ARTIST Brooke Poeppel Hari Lualhati Toni-Lee Sangastiano Kailee Finn Larry Richardson Emily Rankin Victor Gomez Andy McIntyre Sam Dolman Veronica Winters Lisa Roggenbuck Andrey Pochernin Cécile Lobert […]Read More Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 51
Thomas Riesner Leipzig, Germany facebook.com/thomas.riesner.de @thomas.riesner1 I was born in Leipzig in 1971 and I still live here today. Alredy in elementary school I often painted “abstract” instead of the given concrete drawing. I later retained this style or changed it to “abstract Figuration”. I painted alot at home, always without professional guidance. I didn´t […]Read More Featured Artist | Thomas Riesner
Artistically, I task myself with finding a new genre of visual expression that is representative of the contemporary Asian geopolitical psyche without the influence of Western stereotypes.The two main strands of my work include taking the imagery of traditional Asian tropes and questioning it on the canvas in a humorous or insouciant way through physical manipulation of paint. The second strand involves extensive research comparing contemporary popular images relating to classical Asian culture and classical Chinese paintings. I believe classical Chinese culture and art are formed with a particular state of consciousness that brings us a unique aesthetic experience that in its essence is also a philosophical state of being.I attempt to use the re-presentations of the classical sensibility to create images that generate a moment of absorption in which we can reflect on our shared state of being. This image is dualistic and reciprocal in nature, the lineage and the state of the image are constant and eternal, but as the receiver of the image, the audience is constantly changing and reflective. Within these dualistic relationships, we reflect upon our state of being.Read More Featured Artist | Xuanlin Ye
Cecile Lobert’s compositions offer snapshots of a non-verbal and neurodiverse artist’s abstract expressionist reactions to every day, existential experiences. Her works document the silent and persistent dialogue between Lobert’s internal soul and the external stimuli of her physical and emotional environments resulting in a raw and unfiltered glimpse at consciousness lain completely bare. An outsider to societal imprints and to the ability to devise, strategize, or premeditate, her art arrives from a pure and unadulterated space of the absolute present, offering a window into a human consciousness physiologically free from what is considered normative. Challenging us to empathize with our own “bare consciousness” or inherent “true self,” untouched by individual history, social, educational or cultural upbringing, Lobert highlights who we may truly be without the conditioning we continuously undergo. Her extraordinary condition in tandem with her consistently vital, prolific output makes her work truly unique, in a category of its own—sui generis—as much of a phenomenon as it is art.Read More Featured Artist | Cécile Lobert