THRIVE is a Vancouver-based movement that aims to support, motivate and educate visual artists through monthly meetings, podcasts, talks and the Thrive Art School. We got in touch with Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska to learn more…
Singapore-based Designer Louise Hill draws on her design background and the vibrant energy of the Asian cities she encounters in her day-to-day life and on her travels to create intricate multi-layered art prints that are richly patterned and packed with Asian images and iconography. We talked shop with this talented creative entrepreneur and Mum to find out more about her methods, materials and motivation.
North Carolina artist Taylor Lee is on a mission to explore all assets of colour, as can be seen in her vibrant, richly-hued abstract paintings. We had a chat with her to find out what sparks her passion and how she runs her creative business.
Ever since we first met British artist Clare Haxby, not only have we been in awe of her colourful mixed media work but also her passion and entrepreneurial spirit.
Born in Russia, but now residing in the US, Ekaterina Popova is fine art painter who draws on her memories of her early life in Russia and her current cultural environment, she is also the founder of Create! Magazine, a digital and print publication that showcases artists, makers and creative entrepreneurs from around the world.
We are really excited to speak to Tara Leaver, artist, teacher and creative encourager who draws on her life experience to create free-flowing paintings and wall hangings, as well as courses and books that help artists tap into their true creative potential.
When we came across Nadia Nizamudin’s Instagram feed, we were immediately taken with the vibrant colour combos and the mash-up of mediums.
Amanda Michele is a Brooklyn-based artist and graphic designer who creates cool, colourful abstract pieces using mainly watercolours and pens. She also has a kick-ass blog where she gives herself monthly art challenges and posts interesting articles about her artwork, inspiration and life. We recently caught up with her and asked her to spill the beans about her processes and artistic path.
Los Angeles-based artist Hayley Quentin uses watercolours and oils to create portraits and figurative paintings of male subjects that are both ethereal and edgy. Both her subject matter and her techniques challenge the way men are typically represented in contemporary art. We had a chat with Hayley to find out more about her life, her vision, and her career as an artist.