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Rebecca Ripple

 photo 20121114074515cd9_zpsa619d049.jpg  photo 4_zpsd38ea5cb.jpg Rebecca Ripple was born and raised on Long Island, NY, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Her practice is focused around sculptural installations that use highly worked material, often at large scale, exploring the intersection between the body of discourse and the physical body, and our intertwined obsessions with pathology and transcendence. (via CalArts)  photo Untitled-1_zps58853ee1.jpg

Tanya Doskova

 photo Untitled-2_zps533103eb.jpg  photo Untitled-3_zpsc22e63ac.jpg Tanya Doskova is a Bulgarian-born, Canadian artist living in Vancouver, BC. Tanya Doskova has received numerous awards in recognition of her artistic achievements. Most recently, she won an Award of Excellence in The 2010 Communication Arts Illustration Annual Competition. This prestigious American award and the publication of her images in The Communication Arts Magazine gave her worldwide exposure and recognition.  photo Untitled-4_zps205a92bc.jpg  photo Untitled-1_zps232963ae.jpg

Isabel M. Martínez

 photo 06_zpseca44e09.jpg  photo 07_zps125e947e.jpg Isabel M. Martínez spent her formative years in Santiago de Chile. She holds a BFA from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an MFA from the University of Guelph, Canada. She currently lives and works in Toronto. Isabel has exhibited in galleries and art centres in Chile, England, the U.S., and Canada. Her artwork has been presented in The Annual Independent Contemporary Art Fair (2012), CONTACT Photography Festival (2011), Magenta Flash Forward (2011), PhotoWeek DC (2011), Día Nacional de la Cultura Chilena (2011), Gallery 44 (2008), Canadian Heritage (2005), and FotoAmérica Bienal de Fotografía (2004). Her work is in several private and public collections. Recent exhibitions include CARTNY at the Armory Show 2013 and PPAC at the Philadelphia Photo Art Centre. This summer she was an artist in residence at Artscape Gibraltar Point in Canada.  photo 03_zpsd3bf31a8.jpg  photo 04_zps838dfae4.jpg

Penny Byrne

 photo 56775-6861127-7_zps7007916c.jpg  photo PennyByrne19_zps20aba0f8.jpg  photo pennybyrneelephant1_zps220a6511.jpg Penny Byrne is a visual artist who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. She is represented by Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, Australia. Penny Byrne is a visual artist who uses materials such as vintage porcelain figurines and other found objects to create artworks that wield a powerful political message. These manipulated, mutilated and painted figurines explore issues concerning the environment, pop culture and global politics, all presented through Byrne’s inimitable mix of wry satire and playful humour. Byrne’s reputation as a respected ceramics conservator informs her practice, rendering her works as meticulous and studied subversions.  photo PennyByrne5_zpsd4871f04.jpg  photo 56775-6861032-7_zpse119d73d.jpg  photo PennyByrne10_zps4abf95e5.jpg

Sweet Toof

 photo Untitled-1_zps30144884.jpg  photo Untitled-2_zps127012fc.jpg Sweet Toof is the pseudonymous name of well-known United Kingdom graffiti and street artist. Sweet Toof works as both a solo artist and in collaboration with others, including in the "Burning Candy" crew, (including crew-mates "Tek 33", "Cyclops" and "Rowdy"). (via Wikipedia)  photo Untitled-3_zps523d50ea.jpg

Patterned Paint Rollers

 photo il_570xN514066800_rbar_zps7b93c199.jpg  photo il_570xN438535866_5ksr_zpsea5270ef.jpg These patterned paint rollers from The Painted House, based in the UK, come in a range of different designs . Each design roller is reusable and interchangeable, and can be used with either the fabric applicator or the wall & paper applicator. You can use them on walls, to perk up old wooden furniture, make reams of wrapping paper and meters of fabric. Link here.  photo il_570xN494215200_8ae0_zpsfa6ba95a.jpg  photo Untitled-1_zps52a19cd6.jpg  photo 2_zpsff00c275.jpg

Martin Wittfooth

 photo smokesignals_web_zps632b1479.jpg  photo harvester_web_zps8e929332.jpg Admiring the surreal work of Brooklyn painter Martin Wittfooth. Lovely.  photo image_zps3045e9fc.jpg

Smartphone Mount Astronauts

 photo the-gadget-flow-Astronauts-Phone-Stand_zpsb7fd035b.jpg  photo iphone_astronaut_stand_2_zps15696b19.jpg 'Your work space just got little galactic! Beautifully crafted, its solid enough to take the weight of smaller tablets too!' Click here to buy.  photo 41DRhRulowL_zps5fa3b1b6.jpg

Valentino Quijano

 photo Audrey_500_743_zpsb2c52f69.jpg  photo 11113_500_693_zps1eea45d9.jpg Paintings by the talented Valentino Quijano, a self taught artist from Redwood City, California whose currently living on the Island of Hawaii.  photo 0007_500_749_zps83507b57.jpg

Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen

 photo tumblr_mgzm1cIpxt1r749yso1_1280_zpsdbb795fb.png  photo tumblr_mj6y7fQ1dB1r749yso1_1280_zps1ccd6f99.png Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen (1986) is a self-taught artist whose creative production revolves around classic figurative painting, presented in a contemporary manner. The atmosphere in his subject matter is often depict in a limbo or dream-like state. Despite his realistic approach, photographic accuracy is not what he seeks to achieve.  photo 1_zpse839b2b1.jpg