Henry Asencio Art :
Contemporary painter Henry Asencio is a master of painting the female form. He is naturally drawn to paint the human figure for its timeless sensitivity. His work blends classical ideas of figurative painting with a unique contemporary style, reminiscent of the Impressionists. He works with either live models or photographs, seeking to portray his female figures as strong and contemplative. He paints in a very aggressive and loose style, often painting with a palette knife. The artist states, "Painting for me is very cathartic, and is the most articulate way for me to express my passion and internal dialogues." Merging introspection and visual spectacle, Henry Asencio's personal investigations of femininity, spirituality, and abstraction possess the power to transform today's ideals of elegance and contemporary sensuality.
In 1996, Henry Asencio was sponsored by art supply company Tha ... (more)
Fabio Napoleoni :
What the Heart wants and the Heart needs can be found in a Fabio Napoleoni painting. Nostalgia, sorrow and moments that lift the soul are all there for the world to see and experience along with him. The vivid colors and captivating characters invite you into an emotional ride that is welcomed by the mind and the Heart all created by Fabio Napoleoni.
Many events influenced Fabios' artwork but none more than the traumatic events that followed the birth of his second child. His daughter, born with major heart abnormalities, had to face several surgeries to correct issues that could prevent her from having a future. Overwhelmed with his daughter's issues and surrounded by an emotional sea of sorrow from other parents in the same situation, Fabio grew. While his wife and daughter slept, Fabio wondered the halls of the Children's Care Unit looking for a spot where he could sketch out ... (more)
Gabe Leonard :
The Cinematic Artist. Gabe Leonard's paintings take you into a world rich with inimitable atmosphere and narrative intrigue. What tales lie behind these interesting characters? And where will their stories take them?
Leonard spent his early years in the mountain state of Wyoming, sketching wildlife and selling them to his school friends for a dollar. After graduating from Columbus College, Ohio with a BA in Fine Art, he moved to Los Angeles where he first honed his skills on the ultra-competitive boardwalk of Venice Beach.
His work captures rich moods by combining the free brushwork of an expressive artist combined with the lighting and framing of a seasoned Hollywood cinematographer. Drawn to rugged and romantic film noir characters, Leonard merges technically brilliant figurative painting with a finely crafted cinematic atmosphere, creating snapshot moments full of narrative pos ... (more)
Nano Lopez Sculpture :
Nano Lopez is an artist gifted with the rare ability to see the world as a child sees it, with exploration, wonder, and creativity. He is deeply fascinated by the sometimes troubling mysteries of life and its inherent struggles. Nano Lopez was born in 1955 in Bogota Colombia. At 23 Nano Lopez began working as an apprentice in a monumental scale carving marble and granite and fabricating steel. In 1983 Nano Lopez moved to the Pacific Northwest of the United States. During the following four years, he was employed by various bronze foundries in the Northwest, and further developed his abilities in welding, tooling, and patinas evolving into the artist that we admire today. In Nano Lopez's artistic process, Nano Lopez integrates organic textures and synthetic, and man made objects into his bronzes to create art that reflects the same depth and richness he sees in the world around him. Altho ... (more)
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