Entries by ArtAscent

Suzette Dushi

The silence of the streets covered with snow, the outdoor games despite the frost, flower buds that are peeking out from tree branches: looking at Suzette Dushi’s digital photographs means exploring the deepest and most emotional components of winter. Winter subtracts everything from nature: light, bright colors, vitality. Despite this, the artist brings out these […]

Paula Bonnell

Early Morning The lake is cold Fog qualifies the outline of the trees– pensées of foliage exuded by the limbs reveal the watery truth… Try to imagine a lake in wintertime. A thick fog envelops the landscape, where the water, the ground, or the sky begins no longer recognizable. Paula Bonnell’s poem evokes this image. […]

Dina Torrans

Dina Torrans explores the senses that nature can meet us with and create a place of wonder and reflection. Her sculptural details make you want to take a deeper look and still get lost in the simplicity of ideas. Dina works with nature’s found footage and draws inspiration from her environment. Her sculptures grab the […]

Chris Brooks

Typically associated with stillness and quietness, winter also embodies a veiled and bridled energy. That duality of the season intrigues and draws the attention of artists like Chris Brooks. The perfect allegory for that hidden potential of winter is an image of a river. With its surface frozen, that powerful flow continues beneath the ice. […]

Nathan Cole

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement Scratchboard is a delicate process; you create by scratching away the ink. The more you scratch and the more repetitive you are, the less the […]

Karla Linn Merrifield

Triptych: Dispatches from Florida’s Winter Close Encounter A marvel in the planetary world of owls who weep is your nervous laughter… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. http://karlalinn.blogspot.com

Rich DiSilvio

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement As an artist, I have long been determined to follow my illustrious predecessors who’ve all made an impact on the human condition. Whether it is […]

Paula Bonnell

Looking North Near at hand, the mud is black and oozy. The waters do not disdain to silver it as they return to the shore, angling to enter the branches… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature […]

Inesa Antanauskiene

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement Art is a very important part of my life, a way to express my views and feelings. It feeds my soul and allows seeing the […]

Miguel Barros

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. About My Work Miguel Barros’ art sways between harmony and conflict. He avoids the easy mirroring of the reality, but his modern spirit makes an “interior world” […]

Susan Fraser-Hughes

A Winter Retreat Grey skies Heavy rain Snow A want A need… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement Every series I create is triggered by a sensory response to a place, […]

Eric Goldstein

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement Eric Goldstein Biography Vancouver-based Eric Goldstein’s long and productive career as a cinematographer has strongly influenced the art forms that he explores. Eric has directed […]

Pete Armstrong

Enquiry Desk, Unnamed Police Station, Winter The door bursts open and in comes the cold, followed by a frantic young man, all waving arms and exasperation, glowing red in just a cotton shirt. “Someone’s nicked my coat!” The Sergeant contemplates him with eyes chilled by steady experience… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Winter call for […]

Jan Creelman

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement My purpose in art is not to produce a product but rather to generate thinking and emotions through the process of resistance, introspection, and contemplation. Batik is […]

Carole Holmes

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement As an artist, I work hard and enjoy creating paintings that express both to me and to others the beauty in nature that remains in our world […]

Jennifer Pazienza

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement My approach to painting relies on a kind of radical presence where I open myself to the joys and pains of the world. There I […]

Beth McCoy

Beautifully Trapped: 18 hours of Snow Winding Roads Inundated with Snow Never to be Touched Terrified of Breaking Down… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Winter call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Winter issue. Artist Statement I have always had a soft […]