Artist Steve Barlett was born in West Virginia, grew up in Louisville, KY, and graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Art. His narrative paintings are a combination of imaginary and personal experiences. Prior to painting, Steve sculpted small interior to large-scale outdoor stainless steel works. His art is in the public collections of Neiman Marcus, [...]
James McCarthy was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1956. The work of Bosch, the Surrealists, nature and the gardens, landscape and ruins of the British Isles are a great influence with music inspires him most of all.
Jeffrey Richter studied drawing, painting, printmaking, figure drawing, design, and business of art at the East Central College in Union, MO. Here are some examples of his surrealistic artworks…
After coming across the drawings and paintings by Tanya Miller we had to find out what makes her tick, her inspirations and the story behind her superb surrealistic artworks. So we tracked her down to ask her some questions. When did you move from Russia to the United States? I was born in Khabarovsk, right [...]
Japanese painter Tetsuya Ishida only lived to the age of 31 (he tragically passed away in 2005 after getting hit by a train), but left behind a legacy of striking surrealistic paintings that explored issues of the self and society. Many of these paintings feature figures melded with their environment with blank expressions that represent both [...]
Andre Martins De Barros, a self-taught artist, was born in 1942 in Pau (Spain). After a stint in the military he started doing what he loves best, painting. Most, if not all of his work is done in oil, drawing from his own imagination. Here are some examples of his provocative work.
Otto Rapp was born in 1944 in Felixdorf, Lower Austria and educated in Vienna. Initially a self-taught painter, he studied at various Galleries and Museums. In Vienna, he often hung out at the Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, where he admired the work of the Wiener Schule des Phantastischen Realismus. Encouraged by an art dealer he began to paint [...]