Ira Volkova was born in 1977 in Ukraine. After being graduated from art school in Kremenchug, Ukraine, Irina entered the Kharkov Art College and then continued her education at the Kiev National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture.
Anatoly Metlan was born in 1964 in Yalta, a city in southern Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. As the son of artistic parents, Metlan’s creativity was fostered at a young age. He pursued a formal education to hone his artistic skills, graduating from the local arts high school in 1985 and later attending the Krivoi Rog University in Ukraine.
Seth Couture uses acrylic paints and mediums to achieve the effect of layers, vibrant color, and high energy. His works feature an emotional translation through the use of bold movement, harmony, and cool atmospheric colors.
Marcos Beccari is artist, philosopher and professor at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), lecturing in the Graphic Design Course. PhD in Philosophy of Education from the University of São Paulo (USP), MSc in Design and graduated in Graphic Design, both from the UFPR. Through Instagram, his paintings gained worldwide notoriety, especially for their technical realism and vibrant use of color.
Monika Luniak is an artist fom Brandenburg, Germany. ”For as long I can remember, I have been painting. Although I have attended art schools in Europe, my style is my own having formed over many years, maturing, as I have, in technique, emotion, and expression.
Lucy Grossmith’s paintings are inspired by the Suffolk countryside (England) and its wildlife. ”I grew up in the countryside so I have always been surrounded and inspired by nature. One of my favourite things to do is walk…I sketch and make mental notes whilst out and about which then become ingredients for my paintings – a hare dashing across my path, wildflowers swishing in the breeze, birds singing in the hedgerows.
Gavin Glakas grew up in Bethesda, Maryland (USA) and started drawing about the time he started walking. He studied at Washington University in St. Louis and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. Following graduation, he spent a year in Athens, Greece, working as an illustrator.
Born in 1955, Nicholas Hely Hutchinson studied at St. Martins School of Art and Bristol Polytechnic (Fine Art), England.
Shawn Mackey was born on August 11, 1984 in Edmonton, Canada. Growing up in the long cold winters of Canada, he had ample time to draw and let his creativity flourish. Mackey’s parents, who were both teachers, would bring home boxes of scrap photocopy paper for him to draw on.