domingo, 13 de julio de 2014


    After the rain


As a child, my first canvases were the walls of my bedroom and it’s been a strange, fantastic ride ever since. I’m a 21-year-old digital illustrator from San Francisco with a passion for enigmatic portraiture. I began taking painting more seriously when I discovered Photoshop around age 13. A lot has changed since then, but I still have that childlike excitement every time I see and create art. I eventually moved to Georgia to study at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and am currently working on my BFA in Illustration.

I have a love for nature, biology, and portraiture which are recurring themes throughout my work. Ethereal and atmospheric moods have always appealed to me because the sense of mystery they evoke, so I tend create soft pieces with a combination of graphic and realistic elements.

My inspiration comes from organic natural elements, mythology and history, movement and texture, lyrics and melodies, expressions, color variations, pretty much anything which makes me want to grab my tablet and paint!" AD


                                            "There is still hope"

Street Art by Pichi&Avo

                                                    Shipping container art.


She creates visually captivating pieces of art. Her use of Photoshop includes blend modes and brush work. Her composites are just stunning.
“I have worked with, and been interested in, both art and photography since a young age. Over the years it has become increasingly obvious that I should focus on creating photographic art for myself. I have explored and developed various artistic ways to express myself during this time, and my experimental approach to photography has resulted in widely varying themes. I’m 20 years old and completely self-taught in terms of both photographic and digital manipulation techniques. After being contacted by a large and well-respected gallery in Copenhagen, I have now undertaken my first solo exhibition. My career as a fine art photographer has therefore only just begun.” – Marie Wengler
Marie Wengler (born 1992)
Since a young age I have worked with and have been interested in both arts and photography. Over the years it has become increasingly obvious to merge the two disciplines, and during the past years I have explored and developed my own artistic photographic expression.My experimental approach to photography has resulted in several different photographic series of widely varying themes and artistic focus, and it will certainly continue to evolve in the future years.
Interesting about photography as an artistic expression is that photography actually is everywhere at every moment, and has gone from mysterious to fake to simulative, as Maier-Aichen once has said. Since the photograph therefore can be found everywhere and we are all somehow endowed with smart phones and other technology that allows photography everywhere at all times, how should we then handle photography as a medium for artistic expression?
In my opinion, it is necessary to rethink photography as an artistic medium, by staging and think through every single photograph before shooting it – not only shooting photographs as random snapshot. Furthermore, new digital manipulation technologies makes it possible to transform the photograph so that selected parts are highlighted and others removed. This can – which I find interesting as an artist – challenge the viewer’s perception of the real and unreal. When producing a photograph, does it then show us reality or an illusion? Is a photograph more unreal today because of the new technologies, or have photographs always undergone varying degrees of manipulation (even in the analog sense)?
In October 2012 I worked as an intern for the world-renowned and recognized photographic artist Susanna Hesselberg and have taken courses at IPC (International Center of Photography). I’m also a part of The National Gallery of Denmark and have in this connection participated in different international conferences regarding art and museums in the  future. I’m also studying Sociology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark because I find that the study supply my artistic practice in a very positive way.