The inspiring artists and writers that were selected for the December 2017 ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal issue and online exhibition themed Paradise.

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Azra Hussain

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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

ArtAscent Writer of the Paradise call for artists

Sareh Dareshoori

In God’s Walking Boots

Power of one! Divine one! Judge! Governor! Prosecutor! God! We create words, classify them, enrich them, catch their meaning, and toy with them, and whenever we feel the words are not needed anymore, we throw them into our mind’s trash bin. “God,” the enigmatic word, is still perhaps one of the most questionable matters…

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Robert E. Sholties

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.
www.sholtiesm.wixsite.com/sholtiesart

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Alex Hartman

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.
https://www.facebook.com/Alex-Hartman-283905682031527/

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Eric Johnston

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Lalana williams (boks)

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.

ArtAscent Writer of the Paradise call for artists

Joyce Fox

Landing in Paradise

I am being evacuated to Darwen in Lancashire, England, but I don’t really understand why this is happening to me. I have had a train ride, the sun is shining, I am with my sister, Leila, and my friends from Elementary School so, at first, I am not worried…

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Brian McClear

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.
www.mcclearart.com

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Krystle Vermes

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.
www.kavermes.wordpress.com

ArtAscent Writer of the Paradise call for artists

Frank Russo

Floreana

Could this have been paradise,
where we washed our hair with balsam
from avocadoes fallen to earth
and showered in fresh rainwater
to the clicking chatter of geckos?…

Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.
http://fiveislandspress.com/authors/frank-russo

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Ljuba Simovic

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Luyi Sun

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Jake Lee

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Sarah Park

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Paradise call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Paradise issue.
www.sarahpark.com.au

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

paula rae gibson

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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

ArtAscent Writer of the Paradise call for artists

Leslie Carnus

Chippendale to Rosedale

Electric blue dots of paint spiral along the street
like a sparrow’s acid dreaming,
past graffiti sprayed walls that insist
life is Simply Beauty Full.
Up the slope the paint twirls, leaving…

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Patrick Robertson

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

Tania Kaaz

ArtAscent Artist of the Paradise call for artists

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