Entries by ArtAscent

John Patkau

After the radical changes in the artistic practices of the 20th century, beauty seems to longer be the core issue of art. However, contemporary artists, like John Patkau, keep researching this sphere. What motivates and inspires him? John Patkau is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Beauty call for artists. To see the full body […]

Chynna Laird

Beauty in Love Many of us define beauty in terms of what we see, not what we feel. This makes sense since what we see gives us a complete picture. It’s touchable and real. What we often forget, however, is that how we individually interpret what we see stems from the feelings that surface when […]

Johanna Porter

Does beauty have a gender? Is there any difference between female and male aesthetical vision, or are they completely identical? How is it reflected in art? These are the questions that are raised by works of American artist Johanna Porter. Johanna Porter is the Silver Artist of the ArtAscent Beauty call for artists. To see […]

Leah Dockrill

Celebrating nature’s resiliency, painter Leah Dockrill’s Ancient Growth Forest compositions remind the viewer of the innate beauty of the flora or the world around us through the vibrant potential of mixed media. Leah Dockrill is the Bronze Artist of the ArtAscent Beauty call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get […]

Henry Sheeran

Undergo I felt immortal without you, Heather, before you, when I was not in love with anyone… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Beauty call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Beauty issue.

Linda C. Belans

Vanishing Point: Bogliasco to Manzanita What am I to do with all this vastness of sea just beyond the window gesturing to me? How will I release the crystalline light?… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Beauty call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature […]

Ursula Beaumont

How to Find Beauty (After Sei Shongaon) To start find a corner and begin searching there… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Beauty call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Beauty issue. https://ursulabeaumont.art

Kate Greenway

Lullaby If you were you and I was I I’d sail a wish across the sky To sequined, satin, sapphire heights Where moonlit maidens proffer delights And star-spun carols gild anew… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Beauty call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & […]

Krystle Vermes

The Beholder He thought about her sparkling eyes as he pulled up his sweatshirt, revealing the gun on his waist. “You ain’t gon’ hit no alarms, you hear?” he whispered to the man behind the counter. A young couple was browsing the rest of the pawn shop across the room, while an older woman spun […]