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: 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.
Name: Jon F. Allen Age: 39 Bio: I’ve been mining and creating cultural detritus since I was old enough to handle pencil and pen. Along the way I obtained some fine arts degrees. “All of life is struggle, of course, and Jon’s deftly rendered mutants are struggling up one heck of a storm. Struggling with… Read More Featured Artist: Jon Allen
Age: 52 Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Current Town: Philadelphia, PA Bio: Terri E. Lyons is an author, poet and public speaker. She has written several books describing the experience and wisdom of her life and that of her elders. Through those experiences she captured the range of humanity in her compositions of biography and poetry. Terri… Read More Terri Lyons: Featured Poet and Author
Hometown: Rochester, NY Current town: Lafayette, CA Job description: Artist Bio: Elizabeth Jameson is a pioneer of artwork that deals with the convergence of medical technology, neuroscience and art. Diagnosed in 1991 with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), she found herself confronting stark MRI images of her brain that seemed equally frightening and mesmerizing. In tackling this… Read More Featured Artist: Elizabeth Jameson
Name: Dustin Gramando Age: 26 Hometown: Jefferson Twp, NJ Current town: Rockaway Twp, NJ Job description: Sculptor, Multidisciplinary Artist, Entertainment Lighting and Rigging Bio: Born in 1986 in Staten Island New York. Graduated from Montclair State University in May 2012 with a Bachelors in Fine Art concentration in sculpture. What are you working on/ describe… Read More Featured Artist: Dustin Gramando