From construction worker to full-time painter, Bryce Billings looks to create works that capture the spirit and emotional life of his subjects.
In the mind’s eye
The visual poetry of daily life
Northern California-based Kristan Le is fond of painting in all genres and says that whether it’s a still- life, landscape, or figurative work, her artistic mission is always the same: “to capture the sincerity and authenticity of the moment.”
Honoring the human condition
Creating visual poems
Sarah Siltala has a special fondness for birds, noting that each feathered creature reveals its distinct personality as she paints it, becoming a reflection of the meditative act of painting, the New Mexico artist says.
The charming side of life
Capturing a sense of place
Vincent Xeus' chiaroscuro style is reminiscent of paintings by 17th-century Dutch masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer. But Xeus is quick to point out that there are other strong influences at play, such as works by contemporary masters Gerhard Richter, Odd Nerdrum, Francis Bacon, and Antonio López Garcia.