As a child I grew up between packages and price tags due to the fact my parents own their own toy store. Ever since I was little I have always been attracted by the colors and the designs of the products and how they can hypnotise you to need that specific item. As I got older I started noticing this attraction in other stores too but mainly in supermarkets. In recent years I have developed a great interest in psychology, sociology and philosophy about consumerism, but also interests in gastronomy, nutrition and food psychology.
Sam Francis was born in San Mateo, California, the son of Katherine Lewis Francis and Samuel Augustus Francis Sr. The death of his mother in 1935, who had encouraged his interest in music affected him deeply, but he later developed a strong bond with his stepmother, Virginia Peterson Francis. He attended San Mateo High School in the early 1940s
Gillie and Marc’s highly coveted public artworks can be found worldwide including in New York, London, Singapore, Shanghai, and Sydney. They are Archibald Prize finalists, won the Chianciano Biennale in Italy, took out the Allens People’s Choice Award in 2016 and 2018 and Kids’ Choice Award in the 2016 Sculpture by the Sea and received the Bayside Arts Festival People’s Choice Award in 2019 in Sydney.
Eline de Jonge, painter, works in New York and Amsterdam. Graduate of HKU (Utrecht) and the Art Students League N.Y. Solo shows in New York, Shanghai, Mexico City, Geneva. (Inter)national art fairs like PAN Amsterdam, Art Miami Context, Art Basel Scope. In private and corporate collections like the Four Seasons hotels, AON, Loyens & Loeff, head court room Amsterdam and the Clinton Foundation. Works frequently on commission.
Arthur Jan Elisa Spronken (Beek, 30 juli 1930 – Sittard, 5 april 2018)
Nissim Men, born in 1960 in Tel Aviv, Israël.
Visual artist and photographer Nissim Men (1960) was born in Tel Aviv. He studied photography at the Academy of Art and Design Bezalel in Jerusalem and has worked and traveled extensively around the world.
Bruce Riley was born in the American mid west mid twentieth century. Growing up on the outskirts of Cincinnati. He spent a lot of time making stuff and exploring the woods. Making art is some of his earliest memories.
Arjan van Arendonk ( 31-7-1957 ) works en lives in ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.
In 1969 maakte hij samen met Henk van der Meijden een reportage over John Lennon en Yoko Ono in het Hilton Hotel te Amsterdam.
Geert Kollau (1978) is a Dutch mixed-media/photo artist, who, after having lived over a decade a tumultuous live in Amsterdam, has returned to his roots in the south of The Netherlands to fully focus on his work as an artist