The City as Metaphor

New Moon (detail) - Ricker Winsor

Artist’s Statement: I have not yet exhausted the possibilities hiding in the cities of my imagination. Perspective, figures moving among the buildings, in the windows, the creation of space; it is an exciting environment. And because we all are so familiar with these scenes, these buildings, I can take liberties and we still know, more […]

Cities of the Imagination

Crow Fly by Ricker Winsor

Artist’s statement: I am hitting my stride after a long process of learning how to paint my way, growing beyond the obvious influences and entering my own world. These city paintings of the imagination do what I want them to do: free my imagination, connect with my experience, and provide an interesting and flexible structure […]

Dreams, Reflections of the City: Paintings by Ricker Winsor

Mumble Jumble (detail) - Ricker Winsor

Artist’s statement: People ask how it is that I am living in Bali and making paintings of the city; a good question. I grew up in and around New York City and lived in other cities as well. All of those early impressions, and later ones inspired by looking out at Dhaka, Bangladesh from the […]

Leisure Scenes 0-11, by bruno neiva

Leisure Scene 0 (detail) by bruno neiva

Leisure Scenes is an on-going series of acrylic / mixed media paintings and collages. Textured with a confined use of colour and built on abstract imagery, Leisure Scenes is a set of playful scenes of pure unengaged leisure. media: acrylic on canvas-covered MDF panel / mixed media on canvas-covered MDF panel year: 2012 series: Leisure […]

Rik Lina – INTO THE DEEP at Arttra Gallery, Amsterdam

Rik Lina - FISH FIËSTA 1998 (detail), tempera and oilpaint on linen, 110x100cm

Rik Lina‘s exhibition, INTO THE DEEP, is showing at Arttra Galerie in Amsterdam March 7 – April 14, 2014. Closed weekends. The opening takes place Friday, March 7, 17.00 to 19.00 ARTTRA Tweeded Boomdwarsstraat 4 1015 LK Amsterdam tel: +31 (0) 20 6259303

BIOMES: Paintings by Jonathan Matteson

BIOMES (detail) by Jonathan Matteson

Artist’s statement: “I believe that artists are storytellers. As a bassist, I have spent more than a decade of my life refining how to communicate various thoughts and feelings through sound. Now as a visual artist, my goal is to impart sensual and intellectual experiences through sight as well. Furthermore, my interests in spirituality, individualism, […]

Color and Space

Dreaming Trinidad (detail) - painting by Ricker Winsor

Artist’s Statement: This is the direction I am working in now- non objective abstraction. Color is the subject but it needs a structure; not so easy in this way of working. Surface texture is important. And, beyond that one tries to create space and depth, if possible, using all the principles and elements of art […]

New Abstract Paintings from Bali

My Drone (detail) by Ricker Winsor

Artists’s Statement: These are my new paintings in oil and oil pastel, rather small at 11 x 14 to 16 x 20. I want to start gradually working bigger. It has taken almost 6 months of trying to get back into the flow because of the transition from Trinidad to Bali but I am in […]

4 Paintings by Weldon Sandusky

Deaf, by Weldon Sandusky (detail)

Artist’s Statement: I am an acrylic artist using human figures to comment on sexuality and relationships.

5 Artworks by bruno neiva

por aí, etc. (detail) / bruno neiva

These artworks by bruno neiva are taken from several ongoing series of arte povera, found art and text art.