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Bella Nature

Bella Nature

Matty Heimgartner

Watercolor and ink on paper

Matty Heimgartner is a storyteller, but he tells his stories with paintings. He tells stories about his life from the point of view of a person in the LGBTQ+ community, as a man who has battled for his mental health, struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction, but has also succeeded in many aspects of life. Everything that he is and that he has been goes into his Art.

 
Half MT

Half MT

Daniel Calder

 

Ink on aluminum

10 x 8 in. 

2019

 

Daniel Calder earned his MFA in 1990 from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a recipient of a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship. Daniel has also been commissioned for original works by the City of Richmond and the Washington Project for the Arts. His work appears in numerous private and corporate collections and has been featured in various publications, including New American Paintings, ARTPAPERS, Studio Visit, and Washingtonian.

 
Inside Outside Freebird Books (Red Hook,

Inside Outside Freebird Books (Red Hook, Brooklyn)

 

Meridith McNeal

Watercolor on paper

75 x 55 in. 

2019

 

 

 

Meridith McNeal is a Brooklyn-based artist represented by Figureworks Gallery in NYC. She has been a frequent Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. Her work has received numerous awards, and most recently, Meridith was honored as a 2020 Artist of the Year by the Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Meridith regularly exhibits her artwork throughout the US and abroad. Her exhibition Graceful Confusion will be on view at Magazzino Gallery at Palazzo Contarini Polignac in Venice, Italy in Spring 2020.

 
San Carlos Depot

San Carlos Depot

 

Stuart Givot

 

Pen and ink

2016

Stuart Givot is a Peninsula artist whose studio is in San Mateo. His work is mainly representational. He works in pen and ink and watercolor. His work is eclectic, and his subjects include landscapes, cityscapes, seascapes, and whatever else he can draw with some level of competence.

 
Monterey Skiffs

Monterey Skiffs

 

Andrew Ballantyne

Oil on Canvas

 

 

 

Andrew Ballantyne spent two years in the U. S. Army as an illustrator and thirty-three years as a high school art teacher, teaching drawing, painting, and ceramics. Now in retirement, his paintings can be seen in Gallery 24 in Los Gatos, California and in the Valley Art Gallery in Walnut Creek, Ca

 
Persevering

Persevering

Karen Landrigan

 

Acrylic on canvas 

24 x 48 in.

 

 

 

Karen Landrigan’s paintings are evocative, visually alluring and filled with movement. Combining water, waves and often a solitary figure, Landrigan captures the essence of the human experience. Life is hard, gorgeous, unifying, and invigorating. Her art viscerally challenges the viewer to an emotional response. Landrigan has won several international awards.

 
Landscape 5

Landscape 5

 

Kerith Lisi

 

Discarded book spines and endbands 

18 x 18 in.

 

Kerith Lisi is a mixed media artist in the Bay Area working with materials that have been discarded. Her work has been exhibited at the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (Novato, CA), SLATE Contemporary (Oakland, CA), and STUDIO Gallery (San Francisco, CA). Kerith is represented by SLATE Contemporary Gallery + Art Consulting.

 
Discovering Traces

Discovering Traces

 

Chris Horner

 

Mixed media on woven polypropylene 

55 x 60 x 10.5 cm. 

2019

 

 

 

Chris Horner is a British artist who lives and works in Hampshire. He received his BA in Fine Art at the University for the Creative Arts in Surrey, UK. He completed his MA

in Fine Art at the University for the Creative Arts in Surrey in 2018.

He received the JPES Partnership Prize at The London Group’s Open Exhibition in 2019, and his works have been collected extensively in private collections.

 
The Six Wives of Henry the Vlll

The Six Wives of

Henry the Vlll

 

Michael Thompson

 

Fake stamps on envelopes sent through the post

 

 

 

Michael Thompson is a Chicago-based artist who has been making and mailing fake postage stamps for a number of years. He also creates large decorative kites, including those that hang in the Venetian Macau Casino in China and those seen in the movie Batman, The Dark Knight. He creates kinetic sculptures using Erector Set pieces, and he creates contemporary memory jugs and mono-prints.

 
No. 3

No. 3

 

Michael Thompson

 

Fake stamps on envelopes sent through the post

 

 

 

Michael Thompson is a Chicago-based artist who has been making and mailing fake postage stamps for a number of years. He also creates large decorative kites, including those that hang in the Venetian Macau Casino in China and those seen in the movie Batman, The Dark Knight. He creates kinetic sculptures using Erector Set pieces, and he creates contemporary memory jugs and mono-prints.