James Gortner

Born 1977 in Orange County, CA, painter James Gortner attended Hawaii Pacific University and received his MFA from Columbia University. He is known for building paintings out of other paintings- then painting into the assemblage. Painting fluently in a wide verity of artistic languages -from abstract and expressive, to hyper realistic- it is difficult to […]

Ana de Portela

Ana de Portela maintains an artistic practice In New York and is a graduate  of the Surat Shabd School and the Inner Thunder Collective under the guidance of Paramatma Siri Sahdna. She is currently launching a mantra website for everyday practice  Summer 2016 and working on a public project with her collective of  large scale […]

Kim Beck

Kim Beck is an artist whose work in drawing, installation, sculpture and print is a mediation on the everyday landscape. She grew up in Colorado and now lives in Pittsburgh where she teaches at Carnegie Mellon. Kim Beck’s work has been shown at the Walker Art Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Smack Mellon, Socrates Sculpture […]

Allan Wexler

Allan Wexler has worked in the fields of architecture, design and fine art for forty-five years. He is represented by the Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York City and teaches in the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. Allan’s works explore human activity and the built […]

Gunna Schmidt

Gunna Schmidt graduated in painting, graphic and sculpture at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts (following Günther Förg, Rita McBride, Cristina Iglesias, Ben Willikens). Based in Berlin, the artist is focusing on painting and installation, also curating the project “L‘Oiseau Présente…“, alongside with collegues, exploring the field of contemporary abstraction in painting across it‘s borders […]

Rachel Melvald

Founder, Rachel Melvald studied Fine Arts and Psychology at the University of Michigan and trained at both the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the UCLA School of Interior Architecture. With over 15 years of experience as a licensed psychotherapist in both the private and public sector, Melvald launched RAY in 2014 to guide clients […]

Kwon Ha Joo

Kwon Ha Joo was born in Yeosu, Jeollanam-do, South Korea. She majored in Western paintings at Hong-ik University in Seoul which she graduated from in 1986. She established her own art institute and taught students for 10 years. She started Seokmun respiration in 2002 and is still doing it now. She has had 11 solo exhibitions and more than 200 […]

Andy Graydon

Including sound works, films, media installations, photographs and performances, American artist Andy Graydon’s work is often concerned with morphogenesis, or the emergence of form, and ecology, including ecologies of media and of the imagination. Graydon’s work has been exhibited internationally and released on records and print publications. Solo and group exhibitions include shows at The New Museum, Art in General, and Participant Inc. (all […]

Janice Sloane

Janice Sloane, is a mixed media artist who lives and works in New York City. Her work explores themes of the body,  it’s impermanence, plastic surgery, ritual objects and the process of healing.  She draws inspiration from medical photographs, painting  and african sculpture. In her work, we often see the head –  holder of the spirit, […]

Dr. Jane A. Sharp

Dr. Sharp is Associate Professor of Art History at Rutgers University where she teaches art of the 20th and 21st centuries, Russian avant-garde and Soviet unofficial art, and acts as Research Curator of the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. Her curatorial […]