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This is a curated collection of emerging artists we love, all available for purchase for a limited time. Every 3 months, we’re rotating the work, showcasing new artists and a new theme. For this inaugural selection, and just in time for Spring, we are featuring art relating to environment. Each artist is drawing direct inspiration from the world around them and using their materials - pigments, fabrics, paints, dyes, wind and heat included- to create simply beautiful works. Most importantly, they’re meant to be enjoyed! So do just that, take some home, and make your space feel a little more inspired.
Serge Hamad is a French-Algerian artist who feels his artwork is a vehicle for communicating his views on sociopolitical situations. Some views (and corresponding artworks) address heavier issues like human rights abuses, while others, such as those from the Temporal Perception series (as shown here), are simply intended to showcase our environment in new, beautiful ways. In this series, he works to capture moments that radiate calm enjoyment.
Serge is a veteran war photographer and documentarian for European TV channels. He has exhibited at diverse galleries internationally. His donated art was also auctioned at Christies London to endorse women's rights as well as at the renowned Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center.
Renee Phillips is the daughter of a scientist and a lover of nature. She grew up between the South Florida beaches and the Colorado mountains, and, at a young age, learned through hands on exploration. In her art, Renee explores what can be felt but not seen. She aims to have her paintings unlock subconscious thoughts and consider the actual vs. perceived realities that takeover our minds daily.
Renee’s works are created by executing a series of chemical experiments using wind and heat, then removing and rebuilding layers to create textural and color variations. The process creates canvases with tactile and seductive surfaces.
Rebecca Stern’s work is all about balance. She takes paint and pours it onto the canvas, moving the actual canvas around to create pools and drips, areas of translucency and saturation. On top, she layers sewn fabrics, graphite markings, and embroidery, mixing the more free form paint with the highly controlled layering, ultimately finding balance. To Rebecca, it’s a metaphor for striking balance in life with what you can control and what you can’t. She aptly calls these works “mental landscapes”, and just like our minds, they’re dynamic, complex, comfortable and surprising.
Jonathan Todryk grew up surrounded by art -- his father was a painter, and growing up, Jonathan was an avid drawer of characters, sports figures, and portraits of friends. As a young adult, he pursued an initial career in music, but when that ended, he found comfort in painting. That was two years ago (!), and he hasn’t looked back... To him, painting has provided a sense of direction and purpose as he translates emotions, events and inspiration onto his canvas to create beautiful, dynamic and saturated pieces of art.
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