Fler-de-lis, 50x60cm, cold batik on silk by Valentina Butnarciuc
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13-09-2017

Valentina Butnarciuc is a contemporary artist of Ukrainian origin. She has a unique painting style that combines academism and modern expressionism with bright, bold, and textured brush strokes.  Valentina graduated from university with major in decorative art and design. Valentina’s father was the man who encouraged her to pursue her career in art; and her …
Aaron Douglas, From Slavery through Reconstruction, 1934
by mfaris
29-05-2017

Aaron Douglas (May 26, 1899-February 3, 1979) was a painter and art instructor. Douglas was a leading artistic member of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and 1930s. His artworks often contain Afrocentric imagery and address issues related to racial issues in the United States. Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas. He received a BFA …
Lunenburg, 16 x 20 inch oil on canvas by Alexander Koltakov
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28-04-2017

Alexander Koltakov, is a Canadian artist, born in the Crimea, who came to Canada in 2012 by way of Israel, where he and his family lived for 17 years. After Israel, Toronto was his home for many years, until a recent move in 2017 to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he continues to paint and sculpt. …