Featured Artist Bill Sotomayor

Abstract drawing by Bill Sotomayor showing his technique of Geo-Mechanical Abstract Art

Artist Bill Sotomayor’s precise mixed media drawings are an explosion of line and color that lends a three-dimensional effect to his artwork. See more by visiting his website.     I am fascinated by how things work and have a … [Read more]

Featured Artist David Neace

“All Aboard” Colored Pencil drawing of a vintage train by David Neace

David Neace’s colored pencil drawings use reflection and detail to virtually leap off the paper. Enjoy his portfolio and visit his website to see more.     I have been drawing since early childhood. My dad was an artist and I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shawn Conn

"Purple Haze" Acrylic, 24" x 30"

Artist Shawn Conn combines pop art with abstract expressionism to create portraits with dramatic impact. Discover more of his work by visiting his website.     In first grade, my class was asked to draw our favorite birds. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Steve Bennett

"Trapped in a Melting World" Photo Collage on Metal, 24" x 24"

Steve Bennett uses both traditional photography and digitally transformed images to create art that stirs the imagination. Enjoy his portfolio and visit his website to see more.     I started taking photographs fifty years ago in … [Read more]

Artist Success: Turning Publicity Into Sales

Handpainted eggshells by artist Elisa Sheehan

by Carolyn Edlund Painter Elisa Sheehan received major media attention for her art, and turned those opportunities into sales.     Elisa Sheehan is a painter from New York State with a body of work that includes nature-inspired … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jan Gierat

"Portrait with White Flowers" Digital Photography, Various Sizes

Using digital photography, artist Jan Gierat creates compelling dreamlike images filled with mystery. View more of his intriguing portfolio by visiting his website.     My name is Jan Gierat and I am also known as Madink-art. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Nadjejda Gilbert

“Evasion” Acrylic and Collage on Canvas, 24” x 30” x 1.5”

Canadian artist Nadjejda Gilbert creates compelling and intimate portraits using paper collage and paint. Visit the artist’s website to see more of her portfolio.     As far back as I can remember, I always … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cindy Grisdela

"Kaleidoscope" Quilt by Cindy Grisdela

Cindy Grisdela’s colorful, textural quilts are designed spontaneously, with pieces cut and stitched freehand. See more of her fiber art by visiting her website.     I describe my work as Contemporary Art Quilts for the Wall. My … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jonathan Keeton

"Upper Canyon Road" Watercolor on Paper, 30" x 22"

Painter Jonathan Keeton shares an incredible portfolio of landscapes and nocturnal scenes that capture moments in time. Enjoy more of his artwork by visiting his website.     My work is a meditation on what I am seeing. On a … [Read more]

Call for Artists, Summer 2019

2019 Summer Call for Featured Artists

Artsy Shark is seeking visual artists to feature in upcoming portfolio articles. We are currently accepting submissions. Deadline is June 20, 2019.     Interested in having your art seen and promoted in the form of a gorgeous … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sharon Deveaux

“Eastman Pendant” Mixed Media with Camera Parts, 1.5” x 1.5”

Using various camera parts, artist Sharon Deveaux creates intriguing jewelry, assemblage art and fun figures she calls “The Camera Crew.” See more by visiting her website.     My discovery of the parts found in vintage film … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Dumont

"Kentucky Derby" Oil, 30" x 20"

Linda Dumont's expressive paintings and pastels flow with color, joy and movement. View her website to learn more about this artist and her work.     I see color and shape in the world around me. My daily life is fed by the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shawn Marie Hardy

"A Little Give Take" Analog Collage, 11" x 12"

Artist Shawn Marie Hardy creates surrealistic collages that evoke dreams, fantasy and alternate realities. Visit her website to learn more about her work.     From the moment I could finger paint, art was my calling. An … [Read more]

Featured Artist Andie Freeman

"A Lovely Afternoon" Oil on Cradled Birch Wood with Stained Wood Sides, 22" x 30" x 2"

Andie Freeman's thoughtful and elegant paintings tell stories of the past. Enjoy her portfolio and visit her website to learn more.     I have always loved hearing stories. For me, the best ones are rooted in … [Read more]