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magdaknop1@gmail.com Born in Brussels, Belgium, I came to Houston in 1999. I started art classes in 2000 and did mostly pastel. after a while my work kept me from painting but now recently I picked up my brushes again. I now work mostly with acrylic paint.     VAA assumes no […]

Knop, Magda


www.danielapasqualini.com daniela.pasqualini@gmail.com Art for me is a way to free my mind and when one views my paintings, it is meant to be not just seen but felt. The use of acrylic paint with gel allows my paintings to jump off the canvas and come alive resulting in a sculptural, […]

Pasqualini, Daniela


gwatson4x5.com gary@gwatson4x5.com “An artist and an activist are the same thing.”  — Ai Weiwei.  In an era of ubiquitous digital imaging, former filmmaker g. watson embraces the verisimilitude of silver-based photography.   Diverse styles of documentary, allegorical, and personal photography create both observational and declarative statements to provide a catalyst […]

Watson, Gary L.



www.artbylynet.com lynet@artbylynet.com I was born and raised in Mexico City and moved to the US at the age of 15.  I have lived in many cities in the US since then.  I have a Management Information Systems degree with no formal training in art.  I started drawing people and self-portraits […]

McDonald, Lynet


douglaswelsh.com welsh.dougp@gmail.com I am an American-born artist, raised in Miami, Houston, Norway and Scotland.  In 2014, I graduated from Bates College, where I majored in Studio Art.  I spent time in New Hampshire and Oregon before reclaiming my Houston roots.  I currently paints in a studio at Glassell School of […]

Welsh, Douglas


www.artworkbyelenamartino.com elenamartino69@gmail.com Animals, nature, emotions, and connection; these are the things that drive my passion to create art. My work is about the emotional life of animals, the interconnection of all beings, and the unseen magic that surrounds us all. As a traditional and representational artist, my goal is to […]

Martino, Elena