Featured Artist Andrew Pisula

"Mandala XVIII" Kisipo, Acrylic Paint and Mixed Media on Ocean Inlet Drowned Wood Background, 18" x 21" by artist Andrew Pisula. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Andrew Pisula creates large scale wood sculpture, placing shapes and materials with an eye for design and form that express his passion for geometry. Visit his website to see more.     I have always been … [Read more]

Featured Artist Wayne Moran

"Canoes at Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada" Photography, Various Sizes by artist Wayne Moran. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Drawn to capturing the beauty in landscapes around the world, photographer Wayne Moran’s light-filled images reveal the breathtaking majesty that surrounds us. See more photography by visiting his website.     Being born and … [Read more]

Art with a Cause

Printmaker Rose Murillo in her studio. Read about this artist at www.Artsyshark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Four artists share how supporting a cause through their work has make a difference in their lives, and in the world. When inspiration stems from a desire to promote a compelling cause in an authentic way, it adds another layer of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Samantha Kaplan

"Before" Oil on Canvas, 55" x 65" by artist Samantha Kaplan. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Abstract landscape painter Samantha Kaplan’s sweeping, ethereal images capture the beauty and energy that exist in nature. Visit her website to see more of her art.     As a child growing up, I was always fascinated by the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Patrice A. Federspiel

A visit to Hawaii turned into a move and the fulfillment of a dream for artist Patrice A. Federspiel. Her lush, vibrantly hued watercolors capture the flora and fauna of Hawaii and the bright sunlight of tropical paradise. Enjoy more of her work by … [Read more]

Featured Artist MarianneB Van Der Haar

“Mind Map” Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 48” x 48” by artist MarianneB Van Der Haar. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Music and color inspire artist MarianneB Van Der Haar’s vivid, energetic abstract paintings. Enjoy more of her work by visiting her website.     Having lived in different countries in the world, I have been enriched by many … [Read more]

Destinations

"Green Door, Giverny, France" by Sharon Kurlansky. See this artist’s portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com.

Many artists find themselves inspired by the places they have visited. Enjoy the following scenes from around the world that caught the imagination and the passion to create. Click each name to visit that artist's … [Read more]

Art, Positivity and Healing

Photographer Michael Van Huffel is a "non-jaded believer in the power of art." See his interview at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Art has long been recognized as a source of healing energy. Three artists share how the creative force has been transformational in their own lives, as well as uplifting to their audience.     Art can be … [Read more]

Featured Artist Stephen T. Johnson

"Kana Card No.101.1" Archival Print on 100% Museo Portfolio Rag Paper, 24" x 33" by artist Stephen T. Johnson. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Stephen T. Johnson’s mixed media Kana Card series combines the spontaneity of fluid paint with collage to create colorful, intimate images. Learn more by visiting his website.     Years ago on a trip through Japan, I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Gail Glikmann

“Quante” Mixed media and Found Metals, 36” x 43” x 23” by artist Gail Glikmann. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Gail Glikmann uses a variety of materials, including found objects, mosaic and metals to create fascinating and colorful sculptural art. Visit her website to see more.     I have been an artist and sculptor all of my life. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shernya Vininsky

“Royal Blue” Acrylic and Watercolour, 30” x 40” by artist Shernya Vininsky. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Dreamlike visions of horses filled with soft light and color are the work of Canadian artist Shernya Vininsky. See more of her mixed media artwork by visiting her website.     My story begins in Montreal. At age six, I moved to a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Michael Costello

“Red and White Self Portrait” Oil on Canvas, 18” x 24” by artist Michael Costello. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Brutally direct, yet sumptuous in texture and form, the oil portraits of artist Michael Costello speak of our humanness. Visit his website to see more of his paintings.     I am a mid-career figurative painter. My work is based … [Read more]

Small Business Entrepreneur Thinks Big

"Harbor View" painting by Clint Eagar. Read his artist story at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund With an art background in big business, Clint Eagar was prepared to make his own entrepreneurial foray a success. Here's how he did it.     I spoke with Florida-based artist Clint Eagar about his successful … [Read more]

Featured Artist William Kendall

"Interlude" Acrylic on Canvas, 40" x 60" by artist William Kendall. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

William Kendall’s abstract paintings reflect inspiration from the beauty of the coastal landscape and his lifelong love of color. Enjoy more of his art by visiting his website.     I am an abstract painter—I always have … [Read more]