Alejandro Carpintero – Various Paintings

Alejandro Carpintero is a Spanish artist who creates incredible texturized painting works. The Madrid based painter not only uses an immense amount of paint to create thick painterly brush strokes, but also uses a hyperrealistic method to beautiful juxtapose the two techniques.

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Louise Zhang – Allure and Repel

Louise Zhang creates objects that are designed to allure and repel. Depending on your proclivities, her paintings and sculptures could have either or both effects simultaneously. Zhang’s paintings and painted sculptures are blob-like in form, slippery in texture and lurid in colour. Their brightness and playfulness are striking and their ambivalent forms can be unnerving, in the same way that the wobble of jelly evokes terror in some.

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Jeremy Hof – Various Abstractions

Jeremy Hof is a Canadian painter who focuses mainly on abstract paintings and sculptures. The two play beautifully off one another as each piece is almost both a painting and a sculpture. The Vancouver based fine artist uses tons of paint and colour, which displays to the viewer both texture and vibrance.

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Françoise Nielly – 2016 Portrait Paintings

The incredible French artist Francoise Nielly has been hard at work and recently unveiled on her Behance page a new set of portrait paintings completed over the course of the past few weeks. Using her textured palette knife style and vibrant colours these new works compliment the Parisian based artists already amazing portfolio.

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Erin Loree – Various Paintings

Erin Loree is a Toronto based fine artist who received her BFA from OCAD and has exhibited both in Canada and abroad extensively over the past couple of years. Loree’s describes herself as a “figurative abstract artist” and creates brilliant work that holds thick and textured strokes along with a vibrant and glowing colour palette.

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Joshua Miels – Various Paintings

Joshua Miels is a contemporary portrait artist who looks to capture the vulnerability of people and the emotions that people try to hind from others. Spending countless hours adding layer upon layer of paint Joshua produces artworks that are not only striking but deep and powerful. Painted with predominantly oil paint, each piece start off with a subject, but with a large amount of experimentation, each art piece has its own journey on how its get from start to finish. The Artworks challenges viewers to draw upon there own emotions and personal experiences. How each piece is interpreted differs from person to person, there is no right or wrong way to interprets these artworks.

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Andrew Salgado – New Figure Paintings

We posted up Andrew Salgado‘s work before (HERE), but he’s back with a new body of his figure based painting work. Salgado is is a Canadian artist who holds an MFA from London’s Chelsea College of Art and a BFA from the University of British Columbia and has exhibited all over the world.

He has been listed by Saatchi as “one to invest in today”, lauded by esteemed critic Edward Lucie Smith as a “dazzlingly skillful advocate [for painting]”, endorsed by Tony Godfrey (author of Phaidon’s Painting Today) as an “exciting artist with a particular vision”; and labeled a “rising star” by London’s Evening Standard.

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