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Brandi Hofer

Skillfully crafted portraits created with the mark making in the figure and background attracted us to the beautiful work of Brandi Hofer!

Kyla Zoe Rafert

We were instantly attracted to the distinctively detailed work of Kyla Zoe Rafert. This talented painter and printmaker (the black and white image is a plate etching!) creates narratives fueled by nostalgia, personal growth, and beauty. Kyla Rafert is based out of Ohio, south of Columbus. When she isn’t busy creating art, she is raising her two children, in addition to tending a variety of animals and a garden. Rafert received her B.F.A. in printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design, and her M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she also studied printmaking on a full scholarship. She has attended several residencies, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Women's Studio Workshop, ACRE, and New York Mills Arts Retreat. She explains her work further: I see my current work as the truth bent to perfection. Set within a meticulously designed world of vanity, beauty, and abundant pattern, recent works evoke a carefully crafted stage rather t…

Gabrielle Jones

Today’s featured artist’s work will transport you to a candy colored dreamland! She beautifully crafts her images with lovely brushwork, creating an ethereal abstract landscape captivating the viewer.
Gabrielle Jones is an Australian abstract artist with an expansive exhibition history spanning 19 years; she completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction from the National Art School in 2003.
In addition to her solo exhibitions across Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and appointment as drawing instructor for the Sydney Biennale Events in 2012, Gabrielle has been awarded a number of art prizes and grants, and has been a finalist in the Mosman; Fleurieu Biennale; Duke Gold Coast; Muswellbrook; Paddington; Calleen; Fishers Ghost; Korea Art Foundation; Kedumba and Rick Amor Drawing Prizes.
She has held two exhibitions at Grefti Cultural Projects in Italy, as well as a solo show at Goulburn and Gosford Regional Galleries. Her work has been collected across public Australian institutions (M…