Paintings

Paintings: Mattina Blue

Paintings: Mattina Blue

Mattina Blue is a painter, designer, and educator whose work stands on decades of dedication to photographic and meditative practices. Her interest is in using the special qualities inherent to watercolor (bleeding, merging, layering, flowing) to create highly personal, intimate, and emotional paintings. A graduate […]

Paintings: Carlos Franco-Ruiz

Paintings: Carlos Franco-Ruiz

Carlos Franco-Ruiz (°1987, Managua, Nicaragua) is an artist who mainly works with painting. In 1988, as the civil war was winding down, his parents immigrated to Miami, Florida. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Miami in 2011. In […]

Paintings: Jia Sung

Paintings: Jia Sung

Jia Sung is a painter and illustrator, born in Minnesota and bred in Singapore. In her spare time, she is a professional cephalophore, chronic complainer, whinger extraordinaire, velocipedestrienne, flâneur, domestic sensualist, and bon vivant. Clients include Charleston Magazine, Huffington Post, Harvard Asian American Policy Review, Artists […]

Paintings: Ramsay Wise

Paintings: Ramsay Wise

Ramsay Wise teaches film studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia and English at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. His paintings are mostly motivated by an empty canvas, but he is also interested in working from broad archetypal subjects. His studio (the garage) is a […]

Paintings: David LaRocca

Paintings: David LaRocca

David LaRocca is originally from Providence, Rhode Island but has spent much of his life in the Deep South. As a child he developed a passionate interest in art that paralleled a growing fascination with fantasy, darkness, and mystery. Over the last 17 years, LaRocca […]

Paintings: Jamison Harper

Paintings: Jamison Harper

Jamison Harper studied art in college and has since freelanced as an illustrator and portraitist. He currently spends his days as a banker and serving his family as a husband and father to his 6-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter. In addition to making artwork, he […]

Paintings: Rob Tokarz

Paintings: Rob Tokarz

Rob Tokarz is a Los Angeles-based artist originally from Chicago. He holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, where he studied Theatrical Design and Scenic Art. Now, he divides his time between painting and working in film design, whereby straddling these two […]