Age: 62 Hometown: NYC Job description: artist Select links: http://www.dannysimmonsarts.com/ Bio: Danny Simmons, Jr., is an American abstract painter from Queens, NY. Simmons brings an equal passion to the written word, thanks to his father, also an outstanding poet. The elder Simmons’ example during a time of racial strife and social upheaval impressed upon Danny the importance… Read More Featured Artist: Danny Simmons
Age: 22 Hometown: Reading, PA Current town: Philadelphia, PA Job description: Working Artist Bio: Emily Blei Hracho is a third generation artist living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She concentrated in Fiber and Material Studies at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. Her use of traditional techniques such as sewing and construction, loom weaving,… Read More Featured Artist: Emily Blei Hracho
Age: 37 Hometown: KARAJ, IRAN Current town: PHILADELPHIA, PA Job description: PAINTER, ART INSTRUCTOR Bio: Born in 1979, Iran Upcoming projects: Working on a new series including 6 large oil paintings with the title of “The Journey.” Describe your work. As far as I remember, it’s been the only way I’ve created my paintings. Just remembering the moments… Read More Featured Artist: Mehdi Hosseini Ashlaghi
I first saw Anthony and Karen’s work at Jed Williams Gallery, in Philadelphia. I stopped by the gallery a few times while the exhibit was up, and each time there was more art. Which I found to be a very effective way of catching my attention, and a great reason to stop by as often as… Read More Featured Artists: Anthony C. and Karen M.
Age: 25 Hometown: Hollis, New Hampshire Current town: Portland, Oregon Job description: Visual Artist Bio: Alex graduated with a BFA in painting from the University of Oregon in 2011. She is in the process of applying to graduate school, and plans to get her MFA in painting. She currently works as a painter, a teacher, and… Read More Featured Artist: Alex Peyton-Levine
Hometown: Wilmington, De. Current town: Ambler, Pa. Job description: “Speculative Investor” Bio: Brandon Lord (Laird) Ross is an artist, musician, filmmaker, and aspiring actor currently residing in Ambler, Pa. His artwork is influenced by the work of Kandinsky, Chagall, Munch, Aubry Beardsley, as well as primitive/folk art, and the Gnostic belief in “Archons.” His filmmaking… Read More Featured Artist: Brandon Lord Ross
Sofya Mirvis’ solo art show is opening this Saturday at 6pm, in Philadelphia. The exhibit will run from November 23, 2013 – January 12, 2013 at Jed Williams Gallery, located at 615 Bainbridge Street. Age: 30 Hometown: Moscow, Russia Current town: Philadelphia, PA Job description: Visual Artist Bio: Sofya Mirvis was born in Moscow, Russia, and moved… Read More Featured Artist: Sofya Mirvis