26 th August , 2019ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DAVID ALABO
Based in Accra Ghana, multi-disciplinary, visual artist David Alabo tells ArtX about the elements that inform his work. Alabo demonstrates a keen interest in Afro-surrealism; currently undertaking projects on surrealism as it pertains to African culture using 3-dimensional abstract works, photography and mixed media pieces as primary mediums.
20 th August , 2019Artist Spotlight: Ruth Owens
Ruth Owens was born to a young German woman and a Black American serviceman from Georgia in 1959. The nomadic military lifestyle of her childhood was complicated by restrictions to mixed families and contributed to the formation of her cultural identity. After 25 years as a plastic surgeon, Ruth Owens followed her creative calling and focused on a new career in visual art.
16 th August , 2019ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Byron Troy forever Known AS B.Y.
ArtX had the pleasure of connecting with dynamic emerging artist B.Y., his story is incredibly inspirational, and it is an honor for us to share his work. Primarily working with scrap metal, the native son of Norwalk Connecticut, and devoted father uses his story and the work he creates to inspire others. B.Y. is a sculptor and furniture designer, and like his personal life, he brings new form and
10 th August , 2019Artist Spotlight: Stalker
Stalker is a young emerging artist based in Turkey. Using painting as his primary practice, Stalker combines nostalgic imagery with contemporary thought. In his paintings, Stalker seeks to portray “absolute truth” through naturally illustrated oil paintings with scenes and themes set in different times and places.