detail of artwork by Marielle Plaisir

Marielle Plaisir Marielle Plaisir is a French-Caribbean multi-media artist who lives in United States. She combines paintings, drawings, installations and performances to present intense visual experiences. Her work explores issues of colonialism alongside those of race and class, through a range of media which include painting, sculpture, photography, installation art, and, more recently, film and…

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detail painting by Kristen Thiele

Kristen Thiele Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Kristen Thiele lives and works in Miami, FL. Thiele received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied video, sound, and painting, in 1995 and her MFA from Miami International University in 2012. Thiele currently co-runs Bridge Red Studios/Project Space, in North Miami,…

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Drawing by Adriana Lozano

Adriana Lozano Adriana Lozano is a Colombian Artist whose favorite material for drawing is colored pencils. She describes her work as playing a movie’s art direction: even when most of her drawings can be described as portraits, its characters are related to a permanent uncomfortable field as if we were always under the effects of…

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Artworkl by Caroline Zhang, cropped

Caroline Zhang Caroline Zhang is a 17-year-old artist based in North Carolina. Her paintings are concerned with body image and the male gaze. She will be attending the Brown-RISD Dual Degree program this fall, majoring in Painting at RISD and concentrating in Art History at Brown. She is a National YoungArts Finalist and a Scholastic…

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Artwork by Caren Canier

Caren Canier Caren Canier is a representational painter who divides her time between upstate New York and Umbria, Italy. She is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and Professor Emeritus of the Arts Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Her paintings deal with literary and narrative themes of history, landscape and…

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cropped artwork by Nereida garcia Ferraz

Nereida Garcia Ferraz Nereida Garcia Ferraz is a painter, photographer and video maker who graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has received the following grants: Ryerson Traveling Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1985 and in 1998, The Ford Foundation grant in 1994. Illinois Arts Council Visual Arts…

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Born 1900 in Merion Square, Pennsylvania. Alice Neel studied at the School of Industrial Art, a division of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Known for her oil on canvas portraits of friends, family, lovers, poets, artists and strangers. Her paintings are notable for their expressionistic use of line and color, psychological acumen, and emotional intensity.…

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Maddy, 2009* Color aquatint etching 25 x 21 inches acquired 2010 Untitled, 2003 Gouache on panel 7 x 13 1/2 inches acquired 2005         Biography Born 1976, Columbus, OH Clare Rojas obtained her MFA in 2002 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2012-2013, Clare Rojas’ work was featured…

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Endless Ocean, 2011* Hand drawn digital video animation, Continuous loop acquired 2011 www.dianashpungin.com Biography Born in Riga, Latvia. Diana Shpungin currently works and lives in Brooklyn. She works in drawing, animation, sculpture, installation, video and sound. She obtained her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York.  Shpungin has exhibited in: Fieldgate Gallery, London,…

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Gossip, 2006* Drypoint 11 x 15 inches acquired 2011 Untitled #65, 1996 Charcol and pastel on colored paper 30 x 24 inches acquired 1998 Crossed Legs, 2005  Oil and charcol on canvas 58 x 46 inches acquired 2007 Biography Born 1960 London, England, Nicola Tyson attended Chelsea School of Art, St. Martins School of Art…

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Evolutionary Study, 2007* Color copy, graph paper (tryptich) 11 x 8 1/2 inches, each panel acquired 2013 www.felicegrodin.com   Biography Born in Bologna, Italy. Grodin currently lives and works in Miami Beach. She holds a Master of Architecture with Distinction from Harvard University School of Design, Cambridge, MA, awarded in 1997 and a Bachelor of…

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