Featured Artist Jo Frederiks

“I Am Not a Trinket” Oil on Canvas, 91cm x 121cm by artist Jo Frederiks. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Australian artist Jo Frederiks makes a strong statement about of the plight of animals being used for consumer purposes through her work. Learn more about her mission by visiting her website.     My art is created to shine a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Anita McComas

"Water Play" Acrylic on Canvas, 24" x 24" by artist Anita McComas. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Bold and vibrant, artist Anita McComas’ paintings of animals are a dance of color and light. Visit the artist's website to view more of her work.     As an artist, I tackle each and every painting as if I am opening a wrapped … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ken Nwadiogbu

“Thy Brother is Not Thy Brother Indeed” Charcoal on Paper, 48” x 72” by artist Ken Nwadiogbu. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Ken Nwadiogbu’s hyperrealistic drawings highlight social injustice and advocate for positive change. Learn more about this work and message by visiting his website.     Though a civil and environmental engineering … [Read more]

Studio Production Goes to the Wholesale Marketplace

Erin Bassett presents her handmade accessories at a trade show in Atlanta.

by Carolyn Edlund Artist Erin Bassett developed a handmade fashion accessories line to sell at wholesale. Here's how she did it.     Florida fiber artist Erin Bassett makes large sculptural work for corporate and residential … [Read more]

Featured Artist Marina Kim

“Portrait of Victor Herbert” Acrylic on Canvas, 97cm x 107cm by artist Marina Kim. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Marina Kim breathes life and character into her mixed media portraits, capturing the essence of her subjects. Visit her website to see more.     My work is motivated by my deep-seated curiosity about people. Art is the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Rachel Favelle

“Camouflage Creatures” Oil on Linen, 30” x 40” by artist Rachel Favelle. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Australian artist Rachel Favelle presents figurative paintings that explore the contrast between light and darkness, and the interdependence of humans and nature. Learn more by visiting her website.     During my illustration … [Read more]

Artist Showcase, Winter 2019

"Degradation" Acrylic on Canvs, 24" x 24" by Artist David Leverett. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

From paint to pastel, and print to photography, this showcase reflects the work of a talented group of invited artists. Click on each name to learn more.     Bela Fidel My current work draws inspiration from the memories of my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Silke Cliatt

“Dance with Joy” Cotton and Embroidery Floss, 60” x 60” by artist Silke Cliatt. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Fiber artist Silke Cliatt creates richly detailed quilts using colorful textiles and “passionately executed embroidery and appliqué.” Visit her website to enjoy more of her work.     How exciting it is to learn something … [Read more]

Licensed Art Goes to the Wholesale Marketplace

Artist Kristi Caterson shows products featuring her designs at the Americasmart trade show.

by Carolyn Edlund Two licensed artists recently represented their work at a wholesale trade show. Here's how their designs evolved from idea to products sold in retail stores.     Inspired by her background in classical … [Read more]

Featured Artist Elke Daemmrich

“The Drones” Oil on Canvas, 59” x 71” by artist Elke Daemmrich. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Elke Daemmrich’s etchings and paintings showcase her variety of interests, including a love of nature and connection with world culture. Visit her website for more.     Born in Dresden, East Germany, and living in the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Monica Coyne

"Imprisoned" Forged Steel, 15" x 15" x 5" by artist Monica Coyne. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist and blacksmith Monica Coyne forges abstracted human forms out of steel, creating figures that appear to emerge from the metal. Visit her website to learn more.     I was raised in San Francisco. When I was little, I did … [Read more]

Featured Artist Juliana Coles

“Hammam” Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Panel, 36” x 36” x 1.75” by artist Julianna Coles. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Juliana Coles’ mixed media art is not preconceived, but spontaneously created through a unique layering process that uncovers stories in each piece. Visit her website to view more of her work.     As a student at the Academy of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Clea Witte

"Untamed" Oil, 120cm x 120cm by artist Clea Witte. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Inspired by equine beauty, South African artist Clea Witte creates stunning and graceful horse portraits, capturing their essence with each brushstroke. To see more of her work, visit her website.     My love for art and my love … [Read more]

3 Website Updates Artists Need for the New Year

3 Website Changes Artists Need to Make for the New Year. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by guest blogger Sandi Dettman The new year is a time to set new goals, both personally and professionally. For artists, one thing which is often overlooked is updating their website.     As an artist, you wear many hats. Trying … [Read more]