“Sylvia Ji was born in 1982 in San Francisco to artistic parents. Ji’s interest in art was implanted at a very young age when she would look through her mother’s sketchbooks and watch her father paint. In her art, she explores themes of beauty, sexual provocation, and social notions of femininity juxtaposed against the dystopian […]
Chris Langstroth has been a full-time artist for 20 years after graduating from the Ontario College of Art, and later Ryerson University in Toronto, specializing in film and photography. He has participated in numerous solo, group and juried exhibitions, and has his works in many corporate and private collections. Searching for the most compelling combination […]
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1. Giclée is the process of making fine art prints from a digital source using ink-jet printing. The word “giclée” is derived from the French language word “le gicleur” meaning “nozzle”, or more specifically “gicler” meaning “to squirt, spurt, or spray”. It was coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne to represent any inkjet-based digital […]
Born in Warsaw, Poland, 26 year old Marianna Stelmach (aka Vuzel) is a self taught artist who uses a Pentagram tablet and Photoshop to create her digital paintings. Stelmach graduated from an Arts and Crafts High School where she specialized in Jewelery and is currently studying Physical Therapy. To see more, visit Stelmach’s profile on […]
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
Own World © Jerico Santander It’s Earth Day everyone – a day established to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth and our environment. Founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, Earth day is now celebrated on April 22nd in almost every country around the globe. In celebration of Earth […]
Born in Iceland in 1974, Katrin Fridriks currently lives between Luxemburg and Paris. ”Her work creates a visual universe and language combining Japanese calligraphy, abstract expressionism and graffiti-inspired aesthetics, all filtered through a concept of installation works with strongly contemporary color palettes. Natural elements such as water, earth, air and fire, as well as cosmic […]
Happy Father’s Day all you dads out there! In honour of this special day, DAF presents a selection of well known portraits of artist’s fathers. Throughout history, artists have painted their fathers for numerous reasons; “as a tribute, to capture a memorable face, to work through conflicting emotions, as a family legacy, or the simple availability of […]
Alfred Cheney Johnston was born on April 8, 1885 in New York to a wealthy family who had connections with New York’s upper class. In 1903, Johnston attended The Art Students League of New York but transferred to the National Academy of Design in New York in 1904 where he studied illustration and experimented with […]
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