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Art Profile: Chelsea Velez

Art Artist Culture

Artist: Chelsea Velez Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/total.liberation6   My name is Chelsea Velez. I’m 22 years old women born and raised in Southern California. I have recently reconnected with art as a way to express myself and use art as an outlet for my mental health. I’ve taken two art classes in junior high and other than that am self taught.  1) Can you tell us a little bit more about yourself and journey? I went vegan in 2016 and at this time I would have described myself as an angry vegan. Painting and drawing images of animals to inspire others to go...

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Artist Profile: Sinead Mari Turnham

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Artist Profile: Sinead Mari Turnham

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sinead_mari_turnham/ We stumbled across Sinead's work on Instagram and found her items unique and beautiful. Sinead, who originally hails from Brighton, is a Cape Town based fibre artist and illustrator. She strongly believes in upcycling and sources her fabrics from textile industry off cuts and second hand finds. Inspired by fairytales, folktales and the children’s programs of the late 60’s and early 70’s, Sinead creates unique one of a kind creatures, toys and illustrations. “It’s such fun playing with texture and colour to create these ‘fibre friends’, as my fabric is upcycled it’s hard to plan what a creation will...

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Artist Profile: Marty Cofie

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Artist Profile: Marty Cofie

Marty Cofie is a creative from North London. After a period of travel and free form art she was employed by The Mean Fiddler Group where she worked 5 festival seasons as head of creative for the back stage VIP area creating inspiring, bohemian spaces for the bands and guests incorporating her artwork into the environment with clay sculptures on trees and projected images as well as her paintings. Her first company Little Punk, a designer children's clothing company was formed in the mid nineties.  The edgy street wear brand attracted a cult following for Marty's individual punk inspired range...

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Artist Profile: Charlotte Archer

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Artist Profile: Charlotte Archer

Artist: Charlotte Archer Website: https://www.chalicreations.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charlotte_creations_ Charlotte is a London born, Ibiza based artist whose colourful mandalas and unique paintings have captured fans from all over the world. Charlotte has been making waves in Ibiza and with her amazing talent has had the opportunity to paint in respected and established venues across Ibiza as well as London. She has also had a bikini line with Defected and has exhibited her art along with some live painting on Ibiza Vibe TV show. Her latest project has brought her to Uganda and was for the events company Abode. Unlike the usual parties they...

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Artist Profile: Roxanne Sauriol

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Artist Profile: Roxanne Sauriol

Artist: Roxanne Sauriol Website: https://www.roxyperoxyde.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roxyperoxyde Author: Jade R Self-taught, Roxanne Sauriol was born in 1987 in Montreal. Following the birth of her only daughter, she undertakes the work of a first collection. After her first publication in an art magazine she pushed her career forward and found herself quickly immersed in the art world. Sauriol paints from her studio in downtown Montreal where she photographs and conceptualizes the images that will then be used as a visual reference for her final work, meticulously painted on wood with acrylics. Sauriol is now at her 11th exhibition, including four solo shows.  ''As...

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