All in Painting

Interview with Kat Kleinman

Kat Kleinman is a floral collage artist from the Sacramento, California area. She began her career as an artist in 2016, after she retired as a psychotherapist, working with homeless people for 20 years. Her past work is referenced because it does inform her current work with a focus on positivity and making people feel better, if only for a moment. 

Ryan Sullivan

Ryan Sullivan (b.1983, New York) graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (RI) in 2005. Built up in multiple layers, Sullivan’s large-scale paintings reflect his dynamic and constantly-evolving mode of abstraction, with each painting standing as a physical record of its own creation – both embodying and describing material flows and physical processes. Distinctive and unrepeatable, Sullivan’s works have been praised for their assertion of painting's enduring critical importance and potential.

Bianca Berends

Born in the Netherlands, Berends has had a life of travel and currently lives on the Caribbean island of Curaçao where she works from her home studio. She has been recognized by The Portrait Society of America as one of today's leading artists, and her paintings have been exhibited in well-known museums and galleries in Canada, The Netherlands, and the UK, including as part of the prestigious BP Portrait award.

Hernan Bas

Born in 1978 in Miami, Florida, Hernan Bas creates works born of literary intrigue and tinged with nihilistic romanticism and old world imagery. Influenced by the Aesthetic and Decadent writers of the 19th century, in particular Oscar Wilde and Joris-Karl Huysman, Bas’s works weave together stories of adolescent adventures and the paranormal with classical poetry, religious stories, mythology and literature. 

Malgosia Jankowska

Painter Malgosia Jankowska was born in 1978 in Sochaczew, Poland and studied painting in Warsaw and Berlin. With fine brush strokes, she sets people and nature in opposition to each other. She masterfully creates pictures of stunning depth and spaciousness by alternating translucent and pastose colors. Mysteriously, white light bursts through the tree trunks of some paintings like a white haze. The filigree lines, together with the softened tones – sometimes restricted to a single color on a white background, hearken back to the engravings of old fairytale books.

Mie Olise Kjærgaard

Mie Olise Kjærgaard works in painting, sculptural objects and installation. Since graduating her Master in Fine Art in 2008 and based on her architectural studies, her work has focussed on the theme of the ”man-made construction”, through which she investigates both the nature of the architectural construction – as well as how a construction describes the society, it is a part of.

Betsy Walton

Artist Betsy Walton loosely imitates the landscape of Portland, Oregon in paintings infused with geodesic rocks and female subjects dressed as spellbinding goddesses. Walton works in layers, leaving some areas of the paintings bare with minimal sketches, while others have been painted, mixed with new media, or patched over multiple times.

Peter Doig

A leader of his generation, Peter Doig is a Scottish artist who was able to propose a new set of questions and alter the way we understand art. In a time when new techniques were dominating and when painters and painting, in general, were considered quaintly anachronistic, he forged a new painterly language: an ironic mix of Romanticism and post-impressionism to create haunting landscape vistas.

Alexander Lufer

Alexander Lufer (b.1965, USSR) is a Berlin based artist. He studied architecture at St. Petersburg University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and even before graduating, he defined his profession as a free artist. He took part in various group and individual exhibitions, including ERARTA Museum of Modern Art in St. Petersburg, Central House of Artists in Moscow, Nice and Leon.

Interview with Cho, Hui-Chin

Cho, Hui-Chin finished her Bachelor of Fine Art at Slade School of Fine Art 2014-2018 (First-class honours on the Dean's list). Having grown up in a richly integrative country, She has a deep interest in using an amalgamation of materials, especially the vintage or antique materials, to create philosophical dialogue through distorted subject matter and abstract motifs, and the enduring insistence of a grotesque iconography of baby sustains her work.

Fran O’Neill

Fran O’Neill, born in Wangaratta, Australia, O'Neill attended Monash University, earning a BFA. Her post-graduate work was at the New York Studio School's Certificate Program, and her MFA was completed at Brooklyn College in 2012. In 2007 she received a Joan Mitchell Foundation award.