Entries by ArtAscent

Artist Interview | Martin Jon Porter

Become acquainted with perhaps a few unknown dimensions – thoughts, ambitions, wisdoms, life changing moments – of this inspiring artist. When it comes to your art/writing, explain what you do. I’ve been writing poetry for nearly five years now. Stylistically, I’ve never been one to pigeonhole my work—this is for readers to decide. Although, when […]

Artist Interview | HOUDA BAKKALI

Become acquainted with perhaps a few unknown dimensions – thoughts, ambitions, wisdoms, life changing moments – of this inspiring artist. When it comes to your art, explain what you do This work was presented in 2018. “Beautiful African Woman” is a tribute to the woman whose inspiration in my mother. I intend with this work […]

Artist Interview | Theresa Wilshusen

Become acquainted with perhaps a few unknown dimensions – thoughts, ambitions, wisdoms, life changing moments – of this inspiring artist. When it comes to your art/writing, explain what you do in 100 words. I am a multidisciplinary artist. I examine the importance of gender representation IN art as an approach to finding identity THROUGH art. […]

Artist Interview | Naga Cuddapah

Become acquainted with perhaps a few unknown dimensions – thoughts, ambitions, wisdoms, life changing moments – of this inspiring artist. When it comes to your art/writing, explain what you do. Painting and sketching were some of my hobbies from my school days. I chose to paint using different mediums like oil and acrylic paints, poster […]

Artist Interview | JT Thompson

Become acquainted with perhaps a few unknown dimensions – thoughts, ambitions, wisdoms, life changing moments – of this inspiring artist. When it comes to your art, explain what you do. My work employs multiple views of spaces and corridors, simplified and abstracted to produce a contemporary composition of geometric shapes and planes with graphic over-tones. […]

Artist Interview | Patrice Stanley

Become acquainted with perhaps a few unknown dimensions – thoughts, ambitions, wisdoms, life changing moments – of this inspiring artist. When it comes to your art, explain what you do.As a landscape painter, my work is fundamentally connected to “place.” Each series I have undertaken has been derived from time spent away with site-specific influences […]

Stuart Meyer-Plath

Showcasing the splendor of nature through a singular—yet spectacular—leaf, Stuart Meyer-Plath’s Angophora series reveals the stunning variations of Australian autumn foliage alongside the artist’s abilities as a watercolourist. Stuart Meyer-Plath is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Autumn call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the […]

Samira Kacemi

My Chariot in the Cobalt Blue Sky Her hazy, cobalt blue eyes stared into the distant landscape. Black short jacket, as short as her hair. A small blue purse with flowers rests on her lap. And those hazel eyes haunting her inner chambers as an echo without end… Many people perceive autumn as a period […]

John Clarke

Capitalizing upon the maudlin nostalgia that can envelope the autumn season, John Clarke’s photographs play with the viewers’ expectations and transform views of the fall into scenes of spiritual fantasy. John Clarke is the Silver Artist of the ArtAscent Autumn call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy […]

Shauna Willetts

Autumn is like a book you’ve read before but have since forgotten. Every page reminds you of something you vaguely remember; it’s a journey to the place you’ve been. The sense of deja-vu is the base of the featured pieces by Shauna Willets. Shauna Willets is the Bronze Artist of the ArtAscent Autumn call for […]

Robert Iulo

Autumn on the Lower East Side There are many street trees on the Lower East Side of Manhattan today, but when I was growing up there in the 1960s, the only ones we had were the Norway Maples in our church’s graveyard. I passed them every day going to and from school. They were how […]

Anne Bower

Potato Harvest, Pennsylvania, 1973 We never heard French Creek called a crik before– it’s wide here and any fool’d know it’s a river, curving slowly between locusts and willows, bringing moisture to acres of potatoes, lending just the right pastoral air… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Autumn call for entry. To see the full body […]

Dianalee Velie

Winterizing the Boat Always a fabulous fall morning when we take the boat out of the lake, we have trusted the weatherman’s warning succumbed to fear of a snowflake… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Autumn call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal […]