AleatoricArt creator  J. Coleman Miller was born in the heart of the Pocono
Mountains of Pennsylvania into a family steeped in the arts.  Summer art camps, trips to
museums, art classes, and a host of relatives who were actors, painters, musicians, radio
station disc jockeys, inventors and more were a constant source of inspiration to the
artist, whose education and practical experience in art and music was well rounded by
the time he left high school. Tutored in early 20th Century Art History by the great
Professor Alex Volborth, and with an insatiable appetite for knowledge and a craving for
the story behind all of the greatest works derived from chance, Miller has made it his
mission in life to assemble most unique and daring contemporary artists from around the
world who's work best represents beautifully refined chaos.
stunning paintings, this madly creative and accomplished  artist has a passion for textiles.  Our search ended up here
because of an incredible collection called
Changeability and Continuity, one of the thousands of portfolios we reviewed, with
it's dreamy landscapes of intricately woven fabrics and other media.  The concept of taking small  sections of the larger pieces
and assigning titles to them is a stroke of genius that AleatoricArt has not seen before...  This is truly an artist to watch.

Ksenia arrived in her last incarnation  in  Perm, Russia in 1976.  Her passion and talent for producing fine art led her to  
graduate from the prestigious Stigltz Academy of Art and Industry in St. Petersburg. Nelasova takes advantage of her skills
and vast knowledge of art in her daily exploits as a textile artist, wallpainter, batik masterclass leader, drawing teacher and
publishing house art director, where she has produced books for children and also works as a poetry illustrator.  Her bio
includes a mysterious entry,
filznadel master, something that you will be best advised to contact the master herself for an
explanation.  For more on this great artist, go to her
Howard Pugh attended U.C Berkeley and San Jose State University where he majored in music and minored in Philosophy. By
trade, he is a graphic and web designer, software engineer and abstract photographer. His photography has been exhibited in
several solo and group shows in the San Francisco bay area. He currently lives in Hayward California. As an artistic guideline, Howard
conciously avoids appareling his images with trendy decorative styles or whimsical devices, opting instead for the less adorned,
naked portrayal of his subjects, lending them greater authenticity, and ultimately, he feels, a universality. The quest for implicit
archetypes or meta-archetypes is at the core of each image's design.

"Just because the symbolic elements in my photography tend to be biased toward the unintelligible does NOT make them less meaningful.
Indeed, it is from that great ocean of the unintelligible — swamping our daily awareness with menacing regularity — that dreams emerge,
visions haunt us, and spiritual hallucinations eat away at the margins. Here is where the extraterrestrials are telegraphing us frantically, in
every asymmetry and syncopation that nature can throw"
David Lancaster  has been a professional photographer since the 1970's. He has photographed for corporations,
advertising agencies and film production companies in New England, the American Southwest and Europe.  In 2003 David returned
to his home in Massachusetts and on observing his immediate surroundings began the Meditations on Nature series of images.  The
artist is admittedly sometimes hard to dislodge from personal projects like the recent ice portfolio. The photographs made during this
period record nature itself suggesting artistic motifs: the strain of a crack in the ice, the vivid red petal of a tulip revealed through the
frozen surface, and the flux of time and the elements muting the original beauty of the flower. This microcosm of an otherwise
unnoticed world reflects an ever-moving dance, and the images encourage us to observe both the energy and the minute details of
nature. Through them we can meditate on our relationship with nature, too often forgotten in an increasingly frantic world.
Lancaster's work has been exhibited throughout the US, and is held in several private collections.  Be sure to visit David's
to see more of his fine work.  
AleatoricArt Gallery co-founder Alex Volborth’s interest in art history, world cultures and spiritualism
played a major role in his particular brand of found art photography, which seamlessly blends decaying objects
with geological formations. To call his work simply ‘found art’ doesn’t suffice—'found artifacts' or 'undiscovered
art' would describe it better, as his photos may include anything from a rock formation bearing a resemblance to
the Edvard Munch painting, “The Scream,” to a small skeleton of an unknown animal perfectly silhouetted in red
sandstone. But whether it's a rusty piece of a broken bicycle or an old Sicilian ash tray, Volborth shows us more
than that with his uncanny ability to recognize the art in the mundane, and create the sense that he is
uncovering a secret by revealing for the first time what has been there all along.

Alex, a beloved husband and father, passed away in late 2009, but his spirit lives on in all of the hearts that he
touched in his long rich life, and also in his beautiful photographs. Although his accomplishments in his chosen
field of geology would be known throughout the world, his love of art was his passion from the time he was in
short pants. He attended every gallery and museum he had ever heard of and the works of the great artists of
all time were etched into his retinas. While pursuing his love of photography, the geological formations that
were his muses suddenly and magically started to reveal art in the most purest form. From there, obsessed
with the astounding initial results, he spent his golden years in search of the great works of nature. Aleksi's
spirit lives on in this collective, in his remarkable achievements in the field of geology, and in all of the hearts
and minds that he touched in his 85 years on this side of life. He is greatly missed and will never be forgotten.
Qubais Reed Ghazala's pioneering work with circuit-bending (modification via chance
short-circuiting of low-voltage audio circuits) has become a contemporary standard in chance music
algorithms of "randomization" encountered in most synthesizers, signal processors or sequencers.  

Reed Ghazala is, as well, a self-taught, self-executed, self-exiled multi-media artist. As the explorer of
Reed's web pages will quickly discover, all of Reed's work --visual, audio, musical instrument design
and writing-- reflects an unusual thinking-space. Reed not only bends the rules; more so, he makes
up (and publishes!) his own. Perhaps this might take shape in musical instruments that conduct
electricity through their players. Or those that are controlled by hand shadows and produce chance
music. Fantastic landscapes of never-never worlds might rise out of reconsidered film stock. Digital
mediums might resolve at atomic level. The visitor will find technical theories and art mediums turned

Don't hesitate to go to the
WEBSITE, where you will find infinite possibilities and the reason that
Ghazala has been voted  Honorary President of the Aleatoric Movement by our
staffers.   Need more Reed?  Check out his
LINK PAGE for everything you always wanted to know
about taking chances.

Stefan Beyst  is a Belgium based retired lecturer in the philosophy of art and modern art history.  
Many of his often controversial texts on art and modern artists are to be read on his

I like pictures that are strong: revelatory and fascinating.  That is why I am not feeling at home, neither in the recent
development of painting, nor in that of photography, where such images seem to become increasingly more scarce.  
Both branches of the image production are trapped in a hopeless trench war, in which they take opposite positions that
cannot but drive them into ever new dead ends: whereas painting threatens to degenerate into staged reality, design,
cheap philosophy or empty revolutionary gesture, photography seems to become increasingly mesmerised by
documenting or reduplicating the existent - however interesting -if it does not altogether lose itself in the solving of all
the technical difficulties in rendering the real world. Precisely, the digital revolution opens hitherto unknown
perspectives to overcome photography's much scorned dependency of the given and to freely transform the existent
world in a self-created, self-contained reality of a higher order: the world of art.  That is why I opted for the digital
camera and digital manipulation, and above all for the immaterial digital screen, lighted from within, that only
completes the digital production of the image - in the hope that a further development of the technology of the screen
will free the digital image from its hitherto obligatory transformation into a printed reflecting surface
If you loved the Dadaists and their close friends, the Surrealists, the way AleatoricArt does, you will be pleased to
know that Max Ernst and some of his pals have been found alive and well, inhabiting the mind and body of the
uber-talented Eastern European painter
Zoran Zugic
Born in Belgrade/Serbia in 1950, Zugic earned his degree at Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux- Arts in Paris
France, where he graduated in 1979.  His many solo and group exhibitions have taken him all over the world, with
successful showings in the best galleries of Paris, Denmark, New York City, Boston, and in many parts of Eastern
Europe from 1986 until present.  

Go to the artist's
WEBSITE to see more, and check out the interesting "Parallel Gallery" featuring his wife, Vlatka,
also a talented abstract painter.  You won't find much information about Zoran at his website, but AleatoricArt will be
conducting an interview in the near future... stay tuned!
Courtney Hoskins
"Using polarized light and birefringent materials, Courtney Hoskins creates alien landscapes out of mundane
household items.  By placing objects such as candy wrappers and melted plastic cutlery in front of her modified lens,
she offers a different take on the objects that we would normally discard in our world.  Her work is photographic in
nature- the colors seen in her work have not been digitally altered, despite their foreign appearance.

"Courtney has also been making films since she was fourteen years old and dreaming about movies most of her life.
Her passion for the cinematic medium and intense curiosity about the world around her have lead her down many
different paths in life. She's studied French, meteorology and astronomy, traveled around the world, and has made a
living as a makeup counter artist, a volcanic ash image analyzer, a web designer, a visual effects artist, and has
recently delved into the world of 3D animation, teaching herself Maya along the way. Her works have spanned an
equally broad range: from still photography and experimental films to animation and live-action narrative shorts. The
experience and skills she has gathered on her wandering path have combined to form a unique vision of the world
that she hopes to instill in her artwork and share with whomever will listen."
Stoffel De Roover

The talented man at right is, at this point in time, floating in a creative haze...  One look at this artist's
beautiful abstract prints will definitely put you under the influence of his unique imagination.

In 2007, Stoffel was taken by surprise by a simple wisp of smoke he had just photographed... There in the
fog was the outline of a woman, the first breathtaking image (and the catalyst) of the resulting onslaught of
his  superbly crafted series of aleatoric artwork. Addicted to his newfound palette of ever changing and never
ending content, the artist lit up the incense and snapped away, as nature herself  composed with a free
hand.  A true aleatoric artist
never knows what his next piece will be, and with subject matter ranging from
beautiful goddesses to scary creatures, this series is an incredible collection of chance art that
must be seen!

De Roover was born in Leuven, Belgium, where he began his studies. He moved around, first to the
Netherlands, then to the United States and on to France where he lived for about 7 years, earning his MSc,
before moving with his wife and two children to Montreal in 2006, where he now resides.  Since he unveiled
Smoke Photography in 2007, De Roover's work has been featured in SNAP Magazine, UK, a NYC
restaurant, on Southern Rock band
Widespread Panic's T-shirts, and on, where we
at AleatoricArt found him.   Learn more about this
smokin' hot artist at his website and blog by clicking HERE.  
AleatoricArt Curator Allan Rodewald
"Creating to me is to take a developed style no matter what form or classification
and becoming the best at that certain style. To create interesting, thought provoking
pieces that are unique and individual to the artist is my passion.  My personal
challenge is to create anew. Feeling safe with a painting is comforting but can to me
become mundane and un-fulfilling after a while.
I sometimes while working on a painting wonder what if I applied a radical technique
to a piece and how would that look. Or in the same mode what if I ruin the painting
and all the work so far will be wasted? I then try to act with the thoughts of "well
Allan you won't know if you don't try", and yes many times ruining the piece, many
times inventing a new alternative but always opening a door to new light. People
often comment on titles of paintings. My painting teacher in College felt titles can
give the viewer of abstract piece a preconceived idea about the piece. I believe in
this form of thought and don't put too much importance into the titling of my pieces
for the most part."
The ethereal paintings of  Lorene Anderson will take you on a journey to another realm.  The initial beauty one sees
quickly gives way to an overwhelming sense of space and time... You can literally see for miles into Anderson's work, as if the
canvas suddenly becomes an open window.  Lorene's employment of chance methods and her brilliant executions will dazzle
you... The paintings are gorgeous otherworldly landscapes and the automatic drawings bring to mind the Modern Master, Andre'

Go to the artist's
WEBSITE to learn about Anderson's extensive background and impressive credentials, and to see her compelling
body of work.  Lorene is one of the few painters in the world of contemporary artists using chance methods with such amazing
results, and will surely be making a big splash in the ocean of modern art.  

" I spent the first sixteen years of my life in the small city of Harrisonburg, VA, spending the majority of my time
skateboarding with friends. Many people say that this part of my life is reflected in my work, artistically and symbolically. I
moved to Bethesda, MD in order to finish up high school. This is where I feel that my realization that I would be an artist
occurred, even though I had been artistically inclined throughout my earlier life, I began to really realize my passion.

I began producing short films with a crummy hand me down Hi-8 Camera. Once I learned that this wouldn't suffice, I
started working to save up and buy an Apple computer and a 3-Chip Camera; allowing me to better capture my vision
and to add post production with final cut. This interest led me to study photography at school, where I learned many
technical skills that I still find myself referring back to in my work.

I went on to become a student at The Catholic University of America where I have experimented in painting, drawing,
digital art, writing, and sculpture. My most preferred medium at this point has been welded steel. I began my studies
with steel during my freshman year with Mary Frank and have since been producing sculpture from penny sized to 20ft

Mike Bloom is a self-represented Houston artist and received his B.S. Degree from Stephen F. Austin State did
a year of Graduate studies at the University of Southern California, followed by two tours of service in the U.S. Army.
Mike became a member of the Society of Graphic Communicators and had his first solo show in 1974. Mike has
worked in numerous mediums and styles throughout his life, arriving at his current creative style focusing on
traditional and nontraditional acrylic, enamel and mixed media paintings. Mike's use of vibrant colors, taking many
shapes, make his paintings come to life with a dramatic burst of intensity.
Ciro Totku's interview with Cambodia Daily by Matthew Rusling

While the slums of Phnom Penh may elicit attention from NGOs, journalists and the occasional lawmaker, they may
seem an unlikely source of inspiration for an abstract photographer. But Ciro Totku, those latest collection is on display
at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal until Nov 3, sees Phnom Penh as a place imbued with an intensity of contrasts and shapes
found in few other places."The dirtiest places are the most inspiring," he says. "As a rule these are small areas: 200 by
200 meters inside dirty districts of big cities," he says, citing the area behind Phnom Penh's central market, as well as
parts of his home-town, Moscow, as prime examples.  "You cannot find the same images anywhere in the world," he
says of Phnom Penh.
Through the influence of both eastern and western cultures, philosophies, and practices, Ted Lincoln creates paintings
that explore the transitory nature of landscape. Drawing from his background and experience in eastern culture he uses
industrial materials such as steel, aluminum, acids, and automotive enamel to create landscapes that simultaneously feel
strong and illusive. The austere nature of his materials are softened and rendered into contemplative spaces.

Using sumi ink and rice paper each piece is begun employing a chance driven process based on a traditional style of Chinese
landscape painting.  The monk Wong Mo pioneered this method (the Pomo method) during the T'iang dynasty (618- 906 AD).  
To this foundation he adds various combinations of painting methods that include, but are not limited to, the use of acrylic
paint, epoxy glazes and automotive paint to create a hybrid of Eastern and Western techniques.  With the addition of other
elements such as the bar codes, binary codes and geometric shapes, the modern is persuaded to co-exist with the ancient.  
The combination of the abstract organic spaces created by the ink, and the more formal modern elements, helps coerce a visual
dialogue between nature and its filtration through technology.  In doing so, Ted dissects ideas of censorship, diversion, and
manipulation, which are themes that he continues to explore.This work manifested after an intensive study of landscape
painting in China in 2000.  
A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, Ted lives in Gainesville, and when not in his studio he can be found riding or fixing
his bikes and small engine vehicles.
Anne Brawer Schwartz earned her Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
from the University of Oregon, and attended the Gemological Institute of America, studying
jewelry design and gemology. This led Anne to a long and successful career as a custom
jewelry designer with creations showcased throughout the country by prominent retailers.

When Anne became a mother, she decided to leave the world of jewelry design, but her
creative and artistic nature led her to pursue other forms of expression. Eventually, she found
painting. Anne's paintings are done in oil on canvas and other forms of mixed media on paper
and canvas.

Artist's Statement
"My newest collections, entitled Crystal Auras, Zoom and A Journey Through Infinity, reflect my
artistic exploration of the infinite cosmic history. I am known for pushing my palette of vibrant,
and often translucent, colors to the limit, drawing out the vivid hues of nature. My paintings
draw upon the earth's energy in a dangerous and imaginative drama... "
AleatoricArt's resident art writer Ray Cabarga was brought up feeling let down by those who raised him. He tried
reaching for the stars but his father would always say, “The sky’s the limit son.” When he asked his mother, “Mom, do you
love me?” she said, “I can’t possibly love you any more son.” Devastated, he sought guidance from the man upstairs and
Jesus, was
that ever a disappointment. He then turned to Buddhism. Spending ten years living in total seclusion in the
mountains of Tibet as a Llama, studying, meditating, soul searching, enduring great hardships to become a master and teach
the ancient wisdom to hundreds of young disciples, however, was just not in the cards for him. Later in life he would receive a
masters degree in sociology and economics, and a Ph.D. in physics, writing several books on those subjects, winning him the
Nobel Prize, or so he thought. But none of that would happen either. Predictably, his life took an unexpected turn in another
direction and after winning his bout with drugs and alcohol, he now embraces them as an important part of his daily routine
and the primary inspiration for his work... more
RAY RATES THE ARTISTS... Read the Blurbs Here
The Fantastic Realism art of Robert Venosa has been exhibited worldwide and is represented in major
collections, including those of noted museums, rock stars and European aristocracy. In addition to painting,
sculpting and film design (pre-sketches and conceptual design for the movie Dune, and Fire in the Sky for Paramount
Pictures, and Race for Atlantis for IMAX), he has recently added computer art to his creative menu. His work has
been the subject of three books, as well as being featured in numerous publications - most notably OMNI magazine
- and on a number of CD covers, including those of Santana and Kitaro.

Perhaps the best description of Venosa's art comes from those who are respected masters themselves. Timothy
Leary said,
"Robert Venosa creates mythical mindscapes that fascinate and illuminate. His tableaux are windows into
timeless vistas of the inner realities."
The great Carlos Santana reveled in Venosa's work, noting "Robert Venosa's art
truly captures the imprint of a spiritual force, each painting so alive, seeming to breathe, pulsate and stare back at you,
challenging the viewer to also reach their highest potential."
And the great Salvatore Dali wrote "Bravo Venosa! Dali is
pleased to see spiritual madness painted with such a fine technique."
Nicola Parente creates expressive abstract paintings and photography from his studio in Houston, Texas. Born in Italy,
he draws from his rich Italian heritage and a deep well of cross-cultural experiences to bring his art to life. Working in a variety of
media, he engages the viewer in dialogues of human encounter within the urban environment. Inspired by changes in
metropolitan communities, his art defines the intersections of daily urban life and timeless multi-cultural celebration. His paintings
capture the fluidity and static elements of the urban matrix, referencing the architectonic images, reflections, and rhythms of its
landscape. Mr. Parente completed his undergraduate studies at King’s College and his masters from the University of St. Thomas.
Most recently, Parente’s work was selected for Texas Art 2010 juried exhibition. In 2009, his work was featured in an exhibition,
Transparent/Translucent, at the Museum Gallery, University of Texas, in San Antonio. In 2008, Parente was featured artist and
collaborator for Domenic Walsh Dance Theater’s Terminus, and was selected for the Texas National 2008 and Texas Art 2008
juried exhibitions. His works can be seen in public and private collections in the US and abroad, and at his

Around the center of the periodic table, JB Bond finds the elements that inspire his heavy metal urges- the hard metallic
substrates he uses extreme temperatures and immense force to manipulate in the creation of his stately and graceful artwork,
which appears both ancient yet timeless in form and finish. A contemporary fine art blacksmith/metallurgist, Bond uses recycled
scraps of anything from bronze, copper, and aluminum to stainless, carbon, and mild steels, heats them to white-hot and
power-hammers them into submission before plunging them into ice water to contrast hand-forged, organic-looking finishes
within the geometrically precise and elegantly orthogonal designs of his wall hangings and floor sculptures. This earthy, hand
forged, almost medieval quality that characterizes his work is more of what galvanizes his place in this gallery.
Carrier of the Aleatoric Torch...

Finding anthropomorphic manifestations within the uninhabitable hell of a conflagration, seeing serendipity in incendiary
circumstances is
Jeff DeRose's forte. But he’ll find figurative fertility in subzero frigidity with equal dexterity. Within the
polarity obtained through facility with extremes, DeRose finds a state of artistic equilibrium. His sculptures are driven by a
fascination with the essence of form, stripped of its trivial affectations. His work is deeply rooted in philosophy, and through
the processes of nature he sees the embodiment of what he believes. In a sense, DeRose is an Aleatoric Prophet, Sooth
Sayer, seeker of truth, and discoverer of evidence that in all stages of existence: birth, life, destruction and death, there are
elements essential to the beauty of the whole.
Fung Kwok Pan's work is an exploration of forms in various degrees. It is striving towards an equilibrium between
the properties of material and structural integrity in relation to human perceptions and functions. As such, his design
processes ranges widely from building and experimenting with actual materials, referencing, juxtaposing and challenging
typologies, to observing human behavior.  It is by treading on these boundaries with failures in between that his works come
into meaningful existence.

Kwok Pan is based in Singapore. Please drop an email at for inquiries.
Just when you thought you had chaos neatly organized and under control someone comes up with a new way of throwing a
monkey wrench.
Mark Stock’s work is to aleatoric art what virtual reality is to, well, reality. Extremely complex fluid
dynamics simulation software capable of generating algorithms for multilayered patterns of interaction between physical forces
allows Stock to create startling images of the surprisingly organic yet surreal quality which characterizes his unique brand of
aleatoric art. The appearance of water boiling, for example, is a result of the effects of viscosity, inertia, baroclinicity,
combustion, heat transfer, surface tension, reflection, and refraction, among others, all engaged in an elaborate ballet of
interaction. Mark Stock choreographs these physical forces in simulation, often experimenting with combinations that could not
occur in the physical universe. By digitally imaging the resultant patterns Stock shows us forms that appear natural, yet we
would otherwise never encounter in a million years of observation.
Newel Hunter’s monochrome paintings have been all about gesture for some time. His swirls, drips and bleeds of
fluid black acrylic whirl like dervishes against the blank page. Yet, while the artist’s gestures stand only for themselves, his
collaboration with the laws of chance results in ambiguous fields of positive and negative space that invite interpretation
like the blots of a Rorschach test ...Hunter moves around his studio with astonishing animation, enlisting paint, raw
pigment, dust, detritus and some remarkable tools to embue his surfaces with a highly personal, unconventional character.
The result is art impossible to ignore – abstract expressionism that is contemporary, uncontrived … and beautiful."

Jake Seniuk, Executive Director, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
Sam Shendi grew up in a small village in the North of Egypt, and started his art at a very young age. He
studied Fine Art at the University in Cairo specialising in Sculpture from 1992-1997. Sam also had other roles,
fashion designer, interior designer and also 3D cartoonist. After going professional with his art he moved to the UK
and settled in North Yorkshire, giving him much better possibilities of selling his paintings and sculptures, and
commissions from local people quickly followed. Sam also has his own Interior Design company in Hurgarda, Red
sculptures using found objects, collected from backyards, junk yards, and railroads. Their primary existence may
have been as a piece of metal on a car, a spray can, a handle of a shovel. After its existence was seemingly
served, it was discarded to rust or decay away and return to the earth. Weber has re-instituted these discarded
objects into another existence deviating from their original function. They now serve as crosses and other
abstract forms. These objects, which are about a confluence of spirituality and hope, become the subjects of
Weber's paintings.

Weber received his B.F.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his M.F.A. degree from
Washington University in St. Louis. He has participated in 22 solo exhibitions and over 50 group exhibitions. His
work is in numerous public and private collections including the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Ralston
Purina, Southwestern Bell, and Hunan Normal University in Changsa, China. Weber served as Professor and Chair
of the Department of Art at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park for thirteen years prior to his current position
as Professor is the Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood

Isabel Pons Tello's experimental metal compositions are developed using various alloys, resin, minerals
and oxides, establishing a dialogue pertaining to the dismantling of industrial society, resizing context and function
with the process moving towards an almost sculptural painting. Tello's unconventional works question time and the
effects of nature, while exploring the limits of the materials and playing with the paradoxes of the ways that the
pieces evolve.
Tello studied at the Municipal School of Art and Design in Barcelona (La Massana) and graduated with a degree in
Applied Arts, specializing in Graphic Design and Painting.
Take a few minutes and become inspired by a diverse group of artists who have a lot in common.  Our little movement has much to offer...  we are young and old, classically
trained and self taught, world  travelers and small  town folks. Together we share a love of our freedom from the bonds of conventional thought and practices in fine art, and
have come together to entertain art  lovers and collectors, and to educate and inspire a new breed of artists in the 21st Century. Share the stories and statistics of our free
spirited masters of chance below, and discover  the inspiring  techniques, use of modern technology and materials, and the artists own unique philosophies...
Victoire is a trained digital artist who has turned to a form of free, creative art and has produced a series of digital
artwork illustrating the earth's live forces, the elements, matter and parallel dimensions. Born in Brittany, she draws
her inspiration from this untamed, highly magical region. A member of the French Photographical Federation's jury for
competition examinations, she throws a new light on contemporary photography. "We are directly linked to nature,
marked with its mythical legends, firing one's imagination.", says Victoire. Her conception of her artwork is elaborated
from digital picture conception tools, photography, 3D modeling and vector design software.  She explores means of
artistic expression offered by this modern technology. Her oneiric and surrealistic work is conceived by using a mixture
of gems, water, metals and chaotic landscapes inhabited by creatures from outer dimensions....For more information
Richard Jansen "There's no preconceived plan when I start on a painting. No topic. No
idea.., no clue. The base color is determined just a few moments before I start. While painting
chance and intuition are my guides. My gut the only voice allowed to speak freely. I try to capture
the moment like a form of live music registration. Balance between raw energy and tranquility is of
the utmost importance. Although control (material and tools) remains an important fact, I'm
constantly on the lookout for the unexpected. I find beauty in raw unpredictable strokes."
Malena Assing "For me my photography is a way to present my realities. We all see the world with different
eyes; we experience the world in different ways, because of our own background or because of our own singular
experiences.  I define myself as a positive soul living in a world where many people describe it as tragic. I envision the
world from another perspective. I see light behind every shadow. I want to give the world some vibrancy of the life we
live in through the intensity of the colors. This is why I use colors that are so vivid, for me they represent Life... being
Alive… Energy, and in the series, you can see that everything moves, nothing stays the same."
Martin Waugh
Liquid Sculpture images are fluids in motion, frozen in time by a flash of light. They are droplets witnessed in
I orchestrate these sculptures by accurately aiming the drops and releasing them with precise timing. As
nature takes its course, I photograph the unfolding forms using a digital camera and electronic flash.  I instigate the
myriad of shapes by varying the drops' trajectories and manipulating their physical properties. Color, viscosity, and
surface tension are controlled with dye, glycerin, and soap.  Fluids in motion fascinate my senses. I feel their smooth
and effortless curves: structures reflecting a perfect balance of dynamic forces. They tickle some faint physical
memory, like a scent evoking a forgotten mix of feelings.
I am currently working on several custom assignments, as well as preparing to take stereographic photos of the
sculptures. This will allow the viewer to better understand the shapes and see additional detail.  Please feel free to
contact me with questions, queries, suggestions or musings.
Jorge Rojas is a multidisciplinary artist, curator and artist educator. He studied Art at the University of
Utah and at Bellas Artes- El Nigromante in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Rojas employs both traditional and
technology on artistic production, social structures and communities. He has taught mural painting and other
art-related workshops throughout the New York City public school system. His work and curatorial projects
have been exhibited in galleries and museums across Mexico, the United States and India including Queens
Museum of Art, New York; El Museo del Barrio, New York; New World Museum, Houston; Aljira, A Center for
Contemporary Art, Newark; Taller Boricua, New York; Ex Convento del Carmen, Guadalajara, Mexico; White
Box, New York; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles; Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami; and
West Chicago City Museum, Illinois. His work is included in numerous private and public collections including
The Mexican Museum in San Francisco and Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California. Rojas
recently moved from New York City to Salt Lake City, Utah where he lives with his wife Jenna, and son Felix.
He was born in Morelos, Mexico.
Mike Cable's abstract work is all about finding the unusual in the usual. In other words, Cable believes that
“Chance” is the real artist in life, and that finding it is the hardest part. It involves looking at everything up close and
with an eagles eye. "I don’t believe you can train yourself to see these types of things. I feel it is something you are
born with, which is evidenced by the fact that most people pass by the things I photograph daily and are completely
unaware of the next work of art in hiding." Mike is a self taught photographer who first picked up a camera in 2007.
He lives and works on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with his wife Claire and daughter Emily. Cable's photos have
appeared in several major photography magazines, including an European Canon EOS brochure. His photography
has also won numerous awards and appears in major hotels and private collections throughout the United States.
More of his work can be found
"This exhibition of Tsvetan Chetashki's work surprises us again and again. The photographer, whose work we
relate to a series of marvelous landscapes around the country, to the black and white nude photography or to the
advertisement billboards, surprises us by another predilection - the discovery of fantastic worlds which nature has locked
between the stone layers. One more splendid lesson on daydreaming" , on the opportunities which some authors offer
us by opening the doors to the world of the esthetic conventions."
- Marin Dobrev
Veron Ennis is a Fort Myers based painter, curator and art critic.  At the crux of her
artistic foundation is painting. Stemming from this core and in the broadest sense, all things art
engage her interest. Immersing herself into the vast contemporary art world provides an
energetic drive, inspiration, and a constant flow of challenges beyond the private,
contemplative life of painting in her studio.

As a painter, Veron’s works take on unique manifestations weaved together by an underlying
stream of consciousness.  Each painting presents a new mission, a new discovery, a new vision
for expression, all connected by the golden thread of her distinct style. Veron applies an
assortment of media in her paintings. She loves to experiment with water-based paints, oils,
polymer-based grounds, cotton rag paper and raw canvas.  Her toolboxes consist of brushes,
archival pens, charcoal, rags, trowels, knives, saws, drills, rulers, squares, buckets full of jar
lids, scrap canisters, odd metal shapes, various widths of tape, razors, a hand sander…and a
hair dryer.

Veron’s pursuits, beyond her painting, enable her to examine a diverse range of theories and
constructs in the art world. Veron served as the curator for the Ferrari Gallery in Cape Coral,
where she designed shows by noted artists including David Hatchett, Uri Berger and Jeffrey
Scott Lewis. Her writings in art theory and criticism have appeared in Art Districts, Times of the
Islands, RSW Living, Bonita Living, and Gulf and Main.
Beth Holt- I have several “hats”, so to speak and love to do many things including
teaching Martial Arts, and cooking for which I have a great love for. Regarding my work, I have
done many handform pieces as well as some wheel thrown work. However, I consider myself
a beginner at throwing. I am in the last year of a three year professional ceramic residency
here in Holland. It is a technical training including theory, glaze making, handform and
throwing. While I learned some basics about throwing many years ago, I have not focused on
it until I began this training program. Admittedely, I have a long way to go to consider myself
proficient at the wheel- I am passionate about throwing and yearn to make beautiful things
with ease using this method, but I still love the primitive appeal of  hand-formed pottery.
The Dutch television shows Het Klokhuis, Backstage, Special Report, and Rok&Rol  have broadcasted specials portraying the work
Ellen Schippers. Her works have appeared on Dutch television as well as abroad: Tineke, Catherine, Spijkers,
Breakfast, TV Club, Firma Onrust (VPRO), Studio NL, Union Libre (France 2), German Nightshow, NDR 3 and Klim Op (BRT).
Metamorfose was an item in the Dutch RTL news show and Seven Faces of Women embellished the cover of the Uitkrant.

In the past few years, Ellen Schippers has been interviewed by daily newspapers and monthlies such as Volkskrant, Parool, Trouw,
Nieuws van de Dag, Algemeen Dagblad, Spits and HP/De Tijd. Articles and photo reports have also appeared in magazines like
Uitkrant, Avantgarde, Cosmopolitan, Viva, Gaykrant, Oor and Roof. Italian Marie Claire, Donna and Dove, the English Skin and Two
and the American Mondo 2000 have featured Schippers’ work. Ellen has collaborated in projects with various artists such as Penck,
Mirko Krabbé and Peter Giele; the poets George Moorman and Arthur Lava; the composers Bo van de Graaf (I-Compani) and Hans
Asselbergs. Her work has been photographed by Erwin Olaf, Angèle Etoundi Essamba, Wim van de Hulst and Cindy Marler.
Pilleriin Leet (01.04 1987 Estonia, Tallinn) is an Estonian surrelaistic digital artist. Born and studied in Estonia. She
studied in Pelgulinna Art Gymnasium in 1994-2003, meanwhile she attended several art courses. In 2003 she studied a
year in Tallinn’s Art Gymnasium. After a year of study she moved to the Netherlands and entered to the art academy in
the Hague named KABK (The Royal Academy of Fine Arts). During the study in KABK she applied as an exchange student
to an Estonian Art Academy. After she graduated with bachelor’s degree she moved back to Estonia to pursue her career
in art. During the 2 years in Estonia Pilleriin started her own art brand called PillRii and had several solo exchibitions and
made partners with other art companies. In 2012 she moved back to the Netherlands to pursue her artist career as a self
standing artist and brand owner.
"Exquisite and Expressive", Saatchi Online wrote describing Art Venti's work, and the gallery has featured
him twice in the last few months. In June of 2012 Venti was chosen to be in the California Dreaming Collection
with his latest work, which is currently on the Saatchi gallery website.
Underside of Up will be in the TAG gallery's
California Open Juried show on August 2012. Art's Mixed Media projects are created predominantly with colored
pencils and Lasceaux finishing spray on 100% rag paper. The images are amorphic shapes,  gracefully moving
and motionless at once. The entire surface of the paper is covered with intensely detailed work, and each piece
takes a minimum of four months  to complete. The compositions appear to be deep, dream-like landscapes.
Laura Nelson's work with organic materials is an exploration of the relationship between natural and
artistic processes. "I aim to unite both the literal and imaginative creative energy of plant and artist in the pieces
which incorporate the growth or movement of living things and the traces this leaves behind.
The intention is that these pieces become a representation of nature and a record of time as it operates in
nature and within our own lives. What traces and marks do we leave behind as we move through life? The key
themes become growth, change, fragmentation, repetition, waste and eventually death and decay.

Thematically, my mission is to engage key contradictory ideas about autonomy within the work as a further way
of challenging the integrated definitions of art process and natural process. There is a obscuring of deliberate
design and intention which comes as a result of employing unpredictable factors such as organic growth. To what
degree does this type of work function as an art object designed and made by an artist? To what extent does it
originate from and belong to nature? Where is the line drawn between artistic design and independent natural
growth, the deliberate and the accidental, the dependant and the autonomous?"
Cory Hunter is a young and daring artist from Miami, Florida who works at the intersection of Art
and Science. He explains his main motivation as “capturing the creative moment”. Rather than creating an
image, the intent of the work is to translate the psychographic energy of the artist’s movements, while
allowing the physical properties of the medium to shape the resulting compositions. In this way, his work
can be explained as aleatoric, where a portion of the creative process is left to chance. However, with a
scientific understanding of chance, he contends there is room for technical expertise and experimentation.
Amongst his techniques the most notable is the utilization of high-voltage electricity to burn fractal
patterns into his canvas. These “Lichtenberg Figures” are the result of high-voltage coming into contact
with a non-conductive medium. Almost all organic forms can be explained through fractal geometry, and it
can be said that Cory’s art is an exploration of how spontaneity is at once random and uniform..
Chris Platt: I elicit attention, contemplation and understanding of the beauty of natural systems, of
any scale, within one’s environment. I assemble physical systems where there is only control over initial
conditions, thereby allowing the system to make manifest seductive, sometimes unexpected patterns.
These patterns elegantly express a narrative which becomes increasingly revealing as one dissects it
further. I am interested in showing the actual evidence of these events as opposed to representing these
dynamics. In this way, one can connect more directly with the evidence to contemplate, inspect, and
analyze beyond the bounds of my mind. I simply frame reality.

Much of my latest work is an exploration in mapping simple, classical-mechanical systems. These works
show evidence of a metal sphere’s algorithmic, natural, and beautiful movement upon a surface. Rich,
fluctuating patterns emerge which begin to describe some specifics: outcomes the system will allow–its
bounds, the probability of the sphere’s path, or the progression to disorder within those bounds.
Lana Sokoloff

How color affects me is an important issue in my paintings.   Certain color combinations can cause an immediate emotional
response.  This might happen while looking at flowers, photographs in a magazine, or simply selecting colors of paint that
capture my attention at that moment.  I create my paintings outdoors, under the California sun, where I have the freedom
to work physically, without restraint.  There is an organic quality to the process, utilizing fluid color to create movement.  I
never use brushes.  Paint is applied to the canvas by dripping, pouring and splashing, with water sprayed onto the
surface.  Painting for me is about capturing the physical and emotional energy that I experience while being completely
lost in the process.  My paintings are open to interpretation.  Each person will find their own meaning in the work.
Don Frost
"Abandonment of convention in the process of creating art is a wonderful step into the realization of one's
dreams on a higher plane. Energy is transduced and therefore a literal translation in the art is skipped over
as we go from" the seeing" and step into "the understanding" of volumes of information as though using
another language, which actually we are."
Cristine Cambrea

If there were a special camera or glasses to see people and things—not just their physical attributes, but
also their
experiences, their troubles, their sicknesses, their connectedness or lack of to everything around them—I
think they would look very similar to my paintings. I do not draw what people look like; I draw maps of
their experiences, feelings, energy, and relationships among their physical, emotional and energetic

The work typically has two levels. From a distance, you see large images of faces, landscapes, buildings,
etc., but on closer examination, you see that each one is a composite of smaller images. I often create
one abstract, surreal world inside another. The piece becomes multi-dimensional and can be experienced
in many different ways, depending on how you look at it.
Davy Evans projects begin by collecting primary source material, which is predominantly
photographic. He enjoys experimenting with a more hands on approach to image making, with little or
no computer interaction. The project titled ‘////’ on his website is an example of this. ‘////’ was created
by mixing household items in water and filming the reactions with a macro lens.

Growing up in rural west Wales has given Evans a keen interest in the outdoors. Although currently
living in Brighton where he has just graduated, Wales is still his favourite place to photograph.