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Calle Bulevar, Dorado,

Puerto Rico

Willy Conley 

 

Infrared photography

8 x 12 in., 2020

 

Willy Conley, a former biomedical photographer, has photos featured in the books Listening Through the Bone, The Deaf Heart, No Walls of Stone, and Deaf World. Other publications include American Photographer, Arkansas Review, Baltimore Sun, The Carolina Quarterly, Big Muddy, Folio, and 34th Parallel. Conley is a retired theater professor from Gallaudet University.

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Check, Please?

Nancy Calef

3D oil and mixed media, sculpture, found objects on canvas

36 x 36 in., 2010

 

Nancy Calef has been creating “Peoplescapes” from oil, sculptured characters, and applied objects on canvas for over thirty years. Her work addresses cultural, political, and spiritual issues. By juxtaposing people in recognizable places and situations, each painting weaves a story about contemporary life filled with layers of detail, symbolism, and humor.

 
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You Give Me Butterflies

Amber Carpenter

iPhone X

4 x 4 in., 2018

 

Amber Carpenter is an MFA graduate from Columbia College Chicago's creative nonfiction program. Her essays and photographs have appeared in sPARKLE & bLINK, Two Hawks Quarterly, riverSedgem, Camas Magazine, Glassworks Magazine, and elsewhere. She currently lives in the Bay Area, where she teaches English to high-school students. 

 
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Well

Karl Zuehlke

 

Acrylic on masonite

12 x 12 in., 2020

Karl Zuehlke is an artist, writer, and translator. His artwork has most recently appeared in Stonecrop, The Emerson Review, and Dishsoap Quarterly.

 

Vulgarity 

Kateryna Bortsova

Oil on canvas, found object

100 x 140 cm., 2019

 

Kateryna Bortsova is a painter and graphic artist with a BFA in graphic arts and an MFA in fine and applied arts. Her works have appeared in exhibitions in Taiwan, Moscow, Munich, Spain, Macedonia, Budapest, and elsewhere. She won a silver medal in the category “Realism” in the “Factory of Visual Art” (New York, US). She also won the 2015 Emirates Skywards Art of Travel competition, Dubai, UAE.

 
 
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Universal 

London Ladd

 

Mixed-media

6 x 7 in., 2020

London Ladd, an illustrator whose work ranges from picture books to murals, uses a unique mixed-media approach, combining cut paper textured with acrylic paint, tissue paper, and touches of the digital to bring his diverse subjects to life. Each image is steeped in intensity and emotion, a reflection of the artist himself.

 
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The Scholar and the Dragon

 

Jack Dunnett

Oil and varnish on board

18 x 13 cm., 2019

 

 

Jack Dunnett is a contemporary painter based in Glasgow, Scotland. He depicts alienated characters in uncertain surroundings and uses his own shorthand of household chemistry combined with traditional oil-painting technique to manipulate pigment and texture on intimately scaled boards—pitting consideration, formality, and tradition against expression, chaos, and chance

 
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Skeleton Display #1739

 

William A. Brown

Created by William A. Brown

 

William A. Brown’s work has been showcased in such prestigious venues as the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Echofluxx 16, New Media Film Festival, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, and the Anthology Film Archives. Late career initiatives include the creation of digital pre-paintings for the coming era of robotic painting devices.

 
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Mother's Day

 

Andy Nguyen

 

Alternative photography process cyanotype, transparency, and watercolor paper

8 x 12 in., 2020

 

Andy Nguyen was born in Vietnam and raised in San Jose. Nguyen received his BFA in Photography from San José State University. He creates images that reflect the landscapes and lifestyles of various ethnic populations in the Bay Area, throughout America, and around the world. His photographic process and work express the relationships that he has with local communities and their stories that inspire his work.

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Hell Hath No Fury Like...

 

Michael Thompson

Ink-jet

4.25 x 5.25 in.

 

Michael Thompson has been working on his postage stamps project for over twenty years. Part Fluxus celebration, part desktop philately, and part political action, the stamps tread a path between homage and irony, often stretching the limits of good taste. Occasionally becoming downright offensive, they are always on the wrong side of the law.

 
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Golden Boy

 

Van Lanigh

Oil on canvas

100 x 80 cm., 2020

 

Inspired by great masters such as Vrubel and Monet, Van Lanigh creates figurative and landscape pieces. Her unique style is a reaction to abstractionism, an attempt to capture surrealistic yet casual reality. This is especially underlined by new forms and materials used in Lanigh’s artworks, which aim to achieve the viewer’s resonance between the visual effect and the message of the painting