Spring Whitaker

Illustrator Spring Whitaker is an animal lover and it certainly shows in her work....

Hayley Mitchell

The exuberance and confidence radiating from Hayley Mitchell‘s cubist-inspired faces is contagious. It’s impossible not to be in good spirits after taking in her painted series of rosy cheeked, vivaciously adorned ladies! The Austin based artist’s pieces…

Cornelius Völker

I love the work of Germain painter Cornelius Völker, particularly his hair portrait series. He brings an almost abstract quality to each piece with his saturated and heavy brushstrokes. Drama!

Donald Martiny

There’s something so satisfying about the Donald Martiny‘s hefty brushstrokes. These larger...

Flowerhead

By extracting elements from his worldly travels and his love of mythology,...

Clare’s Girls

I’m revisiting the work of Clare Elsaesser today because I’m in the market for a large scale piece of art and I had forgotten how smitten I was with her paintings. I admire the anonymity of her female subjects as she…

Becca Stadtlander

There’s something about Becca Stadtlander‘s illustrations that seems to fit in so nicely with the holidays. Perhaps it’s the nostalgic folk art influence. Or the fact that each work brings me to the most comfortable and warm place…

Leslie Weaver’s Faces

Inez loves to dance, Flora has sass, Anya laughs at her own jokes, Binda is always blushing, Babette loves her drinks stiff and Selby and Poppy have been best friends for ages. Leslie Weaver‘s painted ladies radiate…

100 Days of Plants & Pots

Several months ago, watercolor artist Sarah Ehlinger jumped on Instagram’s #100daysproject bandwagon with her artistic documentation of #100daysofplantsandpots. She recently celebrated her 94th day with a lovely bohemian bouquet and I just couldn’t help but be overcome with motivation to start my…

The Swimmers

It’s amazing how heavy brushstrokes can bring so much realism and life into...

Colorful Roads

When Grant Haffner drives, he feels alive. The Long Island based artist paints prismatic landscapes inspired by long drives on the open highways in his home on East Hampton – we can’t help but be inspired to…

The Original Surf Art

Even before he founded Surfer Magazine in 1960, John Severson was a professional surfer, talented filmmaker and well respected artist. In fact, his paintings and sketches of Hawaii-California surf culture are regarded as the original surf art. After launching…

Bobbie Burgers

A flower isn’t just a flower. Vancouver artist Bobbie Burgers‘ paintings recontextualize flowers...