Amazing paintings, illustrations, sculptures, stories and more by brilliant artists and writers selected for the Figures issue of ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal and accompanying online exhibition.

ArtAscent Gold Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Gill Bradley

ArtAscent Gold Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Gill Bradley’s Taking the Plunge series elevates his study of the figure by capturing the nuances of personality in the most minute of gestures. Gestural yet genuine in the mood they convey, these selections reveal Gill’s sensitivity toward her sitters.

Gill Bradley is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Figures call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
http://www.gillbradleydesign.com

ArtAscent Gold Writer of the Figures call for writers.

Christopher O’Meara

Beach Bodies

Growing up my parents liked to call me the smartest, the prettiest, the absolute best. I believed all of it, for a while at least. Adolescence has a way of fracturing even the most cherished fragments of nostalgia…

One of the Hollywood icons of the 1930s, Mae West, said, “I speak two languages, Body and English.” As every language, we can use it to express ourselves or to meet others’ expectations, as proven throughout the following story by Christopher O’Meara.

Christopher O’Meara is the Gold Writer of the ArtAscent Figures call for writers. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
www.christopheromeara.com

ArtAscent Bronze Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Katrin K. Radovani

ArtAscent Bronze Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Reviving the energy of abstraction, Katrin K. Radovani’s selections from her Fools, Masks, and Faces series seek to investigate and unwrap the figure as she explores both surface and texture in her compositions.

Katrin K. Radovani is the Silver Artist of the ArtAscent Figures call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
https://www.behance.net/radovani

ArtAscent Silver Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Olga Zamora

ArtAscent Silver Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Since the very beginning of its history, photography became an efficient reproduction technique, providing us with the perfectly faithful replica. Yet, as shown throughout Olga Zamora’s work, photographs of art objects can have a meaning that goes beyond mere reproducing.

Olga Zamora is the Bronze Artist of the ArtAscent Figures call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
http://olgazamora.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Sarah Manriquez

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Figures call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
https://www.sarahmanriquez.com/

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Oxana Bayra

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Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Figures call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
http://oxanabayra.art/

ArtAscent Distinguished Writer of the Figures call for writers.

Ursula Beaumont

Aerialist

I’m flying in the spotlight
with a bungee tied to my midline
propelled by daring
I dance with gravity…

Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Figures call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
www.ursulabeaumont.art

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Kerri Lane

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www.KerriLaneStudio.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Annie Wilcox

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https://anniewilcoxart.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Sergey Mironov

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ArtAscent Distinguished Writer of the Figures call for writers.

Dianalee Velie

Figures

She, a silky six,
He, a ramrod seven…

Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Figures call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.
www.dianaleevelie.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Svitlana Tykhonravova

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

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https://www.facebook.com/svetlana.klimova

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Andreea Coman

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www.woolfollies.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Melanie Vera

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https://melanievera.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Christina Storm

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

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http://www.ideawarrior.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Houda Bakkali

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https://hbakkali.es/

ArtAscent Distinguished Writer of the Figures call for writers.

Joyce Fox

The Figure of Speech that Broke the Camel’s Back

”What was that you said?” James asked.
“I said—oh, just forget it.” Naomi said.
“No. Tell me what you said, Naomi.”
“Oh, leave it.”
“No. I won’t leave it. What did you say, Naomi?”…

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ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Victor Ovsyannikov

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www.artist-v-ovsyannikov.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Jessica Bianco

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https://BiancoFineArt.com

ArtAscent Distinguished Artist of the Figures call for artists.

Bobbie O’Toole

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http://barbara-otoole.pixels.com