ARTISTS

Mani Vertigo

Mani on Artsy Mani Vertigo is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily with paintings, sculptures and videos. Russian-born, Stockholm-based, Mani creates visceral, rough paintings featuring forms or silhouettes of faces and bodies and building abstraction around them. She strives to create an honest and evocative dialog with the viewer’s deepest and most vulnerable self, focusing on […]

SERINYÀ

Serinyà on Artsy Noises from the Silent Land.My father was a biology teacher. When I was a child, in Girona, he sometimes took me to his laboratory at the school, letting me look through the microscopes and allowing me to feed the snakes and lizards in the terrariums. This founded my strong fascination for biology […]

LANA STEPHENS

Lana Stephens on Artsy ​Lana Stephens is an emerging artist from Hampton Roads, VA. and has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions since she began exhibiting her work professionally in 2009. Professional accolades include being personally selected by senior curator, Joanne Moser, of the Smithsonian American Art Musuem to have her work featured […]

Matt Miley

Matt Miley on Artsy “My work is a reflection of my journey to find a higher awareness of my moment to moment experience. This type of venture has traditionally been confined to and referenced by rigid and crumbling institutions. To transcend these systems of thought, I intend for my work to signify psychological change that […]

Eric Wall

Eric Wall on Artsy Eric Wall’s paintings explore the materiality of the canvas and challenge our expectations of what a painting is expected to be. His paintings are meticulously hand-cut using a hobby knife. A single painting is often stretched, painted, unstretched, hand-cut, painted, restretched, and painted again. They reach a state of resolution through […]

Paul Quant

Paul Quant on Artsy As an artist, Paul Quant is curious, challenging, questioning and perceptive. He is often attracted to ideas and techniques that he later uses in his own imagery. Questioning and challenging the definition of normal, using a methodology that has its origins in his many years of experience in advertising, that of […]

Alannah Robins

Alannah Robins on Artsy Artist, activist and singer Alannah Robins has a dynamic and active artistic practice, based in Ireland and Sweden. A graduate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, she was a founder member of the Atlantic Artists’ Association which ran a collective studio and gallery space in Clifden for nine years. […]

Anthony Mills

Anthony Mills on Artsy Anthony Mills renaissance artiste. From opera to hip hop and authentic Americana storytelling. Mills vocal abilities reflect a palette of color also visualised for the creation of drawings, paintings, and sculpture. Though largely self taught, Mills’ mother is also a fine artist who has generously been a positive resource and solicited […]

Natalia Mikkola

Natalia Mikkola on Artsy Born and raised on the Crimean Peninsula, painter and photographer Natalia Mikkola is now based on the island of Åland in the Baltic Sea. Here she finds the peace and the bond with nature that fuels her creativity and positive spirit. Natalia Mikkola is an artist who took the long route towards […]

Kapoth

As a counterweight to his photography assignments, Kapoth decided seven years ago to move into painting, rather than to pursue fine art photography; simply because paintings are not possible to reproduce. In contrast to his corporate photo work, his paintings depict chaos, albeit controlled. Kapoth learned the art of photography as an apprentice to contemporary […]

Didier Mazuru

Didier Mazuru on Artsy  Didier Mazuru was born in Paris in 1953. After receiving a degree in Architecture in 1981, he moved to Stockholm to devote himself entirely to painting. Didier’s early works are mostly post-surrealistic, becoming more abstract with time. Not only did his work develop in another direction, but his work process also […]

Mireia Rocher

 180 books in Swedish, organised in alphabetical order, in an Ikea ‘Billy’ bookcase. Sweden. 2018. Part of a larger project named ‘The Non-Functional Library’. Recently shown in Liljevachs Vårsalongen 2019, to much critical acclaim.  The Non-Functional Library’ is an ongoing intervention that she began in 2017 when she secretly started to turn books around in […]

Gustav Hjelmgren

Gustav Hjelmgren on Artsy With a keen interest in visual expression, Gustav Hjelmgren finds inspiration in the works of the early abstract expressionists de Kooning, Kline, Pollack, Frankenthaler, Rothko and Joan Mitchell. Growing up in a family of painters—his great-great-grandfather was the renowned Swedish painter Richard Bergh and his grandmother painted her entire life—art was […]

Christer “Fjellis” Fjellman

Christer “Fjellis” Fjellman on Artsy Det började med att Christer Fjellman tog ett extra jobb som 13- åring för att utöka sin åtråvärda samling av serietidningar. På Semic Press tecknarateljé träffade han serieskaparen Rolf Gohs, mannen som införde realismen i svensk serietradition, men det var mer Gohs fotokunskaper som fick Fjellman att sälja sin samling […]

NYGÅRDS KARIN BENGTSSON

Nygårds Karin Bengtsson on Artsy Nygårds Karin Bengtsson (born in Mora, Sweden, 1972) works with staged photography. She has a background studying both theatre and documentary photography before entering art school; University of Art and Design (Aalto University), Helsinki, Finland, from where she holds a Master of Fine Arts (2003). Her background is visible in her […]

Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Lola Akinmade Åkerström on Artsy ”As photographers, we’re slaves to and obsessed with light. The way it flows; the way it morphs a scene from ordinary to extraordinary. These special moments are curated from my travels all over the world and they depict various moments in natural light that have stuck with me.” Lola Akinmade’s […]

Kristoffer Ekman

Kristoffer Ekman on Artsy Kristoffer Ekman is in constant search for places ”in between”.  Sometimes these appear with clarity, and then again, with some interruption the uncertainty returns. Growing up on the edge of the forest, he often returns to the same place, finding it simultaneously silent and full of life. Mountains, bridges and former factories […]

Nuno Perestrelo

Nuno Perestrelo on Artsy Mundet cork manufacturing factory Lisnave shipbuilding Companhia União Fabril chemistry factory Siderurgia Nacional and its blast furnace steel plant Nuno Perestrelo (Lisbon, 1988) is a Portuguese freelance photographer based in Madrid, Spain. Educated in Communication and Journalism, he has lived and worked in Portugal, Sweden and Spain, where he recently won […]

David Eisenhauer

David Eisenhauer on Artsy “Simplicity and complexity, as every scientist knows, are but two sides of the same coin. That which appears to be uncomplicated can be, in fact, amazingly complex, and vice versa. Artists sometimes address this same duality. In our efforts to make the world a bit more comprehensible, we give form and […]

Eva-Teréz Gölin

Eva-Teréz Gölin on Artsy I ett samhälle som blivit helt beroende av tillväxt har energibehovet hos den globala befolkningen ökat sex gånger de senaste 50 åren. Statistiken talar sitt tydliga språk och vi väljer själva huruvida den skall påverka vår livsstil eller inte. For the Want of More fokuserar på västvärldens besatthet av konsumtion: I […]