George Underwood: Surrealistic Painter and Illustrator

George Underwood is a British artist and musician. He is best known for designing album covers for numerous bands in the 1970s and his collaborations with long-term friend, singer-songwriter David Bowie.

Expressive Artist: John Larriva

John Larriva is a painter, sketcher, and occasional sculptor with over 20 years of experience. Although he specializes in portraits, an odd cat will show up from time to time.

Juanan Requena
Artist · Photographer · Teacher

Explore the work of artist and photographer Juanan Requena.

Egon Schiele: Austrian Expressionist (1890-1918)

I recently discovered the amazing figurative artist Egon Schiele. As some of you know, I am presently taking a year long online portrait painting workshop. This year we are studying masters from different art periods to learn more about their…

Muse Mail 2018 – Let the Fun Begin

Process photos for a collection of backgrounds to be used as a start for a 12 month mail art exchange.

Peter Dahmen – Paper Artist

Peter Dahmen is a graphic designer and paper artist based in Germany. He specializes in creating amazing three-dimensional paper sculptures and pop up cards.

Fabio Consoli, Illustrator

Fabio Consoli is an illustrator, a painter and an art director. His studio is located in Acitrezza, a small fishing village at the foot of the Etna Volcano in Sicily.

Loose, Bold and Unique… The work of Robert Joyner

In so many conversations we have with other artists, the statement “I wish I could feel more loose when I paint” has come up rather frequently. Kim and I have said this to each other numerous times. When the subject of painting loose comes up, the…

California Dreamin’
Analog to Digital Fun

Kim and I participate in a monthly mail art group. Each month we send and receive an original postcard to/from a member of the group. I had so much fun creating this for Jacki Long, that I decided to take this piece a step further and turn it into a…

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960 – 1988), Neo-Expressionist Painter

In his short life, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a pop icon, cultural figure, graffiti artist, musician, and neo-expressionist painter. He was a precocious child, and by the age of four he could both read and write.

Amedeo Modigliani

Elusive Muse: Italian Painter Amedia Modigliani (1884 to 1920)

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 - January 24, 1920) was an Italian artist of Jewish heritage, practicing both painting and sculpture, who pursued his career for the most part in France. Modigliani was born in Livorno (historically referred…

Stella Im Hultberg

The Daily Muse: Stella Im Hultberg
Mixed Media Artist – Solo Exhibition

Spoke Art is pleased to present “Stranger”, a solo exhibition by Portland-based artist Stella Im Hultberg. Comprised of new oil paintings and loosely rendered watercolor and India ink sketches, “Stranger” is an exploration into the fragmented…

Herb Kornfeld

The Daily Muse: Herb Kornfeld (1915-2001)

Herb Kornfeld was an American School painter whose prolific career spanned eight decades (painting until his death in 2001) and helped forge a new style referred to by art critics as “California Modernism.” A landscape painter—who considered the…

Eugène Atget

The Daily Muse: French Photographer Eugène Atget (1857 – 1927)

Eugène Atget (February 12, 1857 – August 4, 1927) was a French photographer noted for his photographs documenting the architecture and street scenes of Paris. Born outside the French city of Bordeaux, he was orphaned at seven and raised by his…