Featured Artists

Featured Artists

Featured Artist | Love Lori Michelle Jewelry

I’m a jewelry designer working with 3D-printing to create minimal, modern, and architectural designs. I also love working with people to make custom, one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that are meaningful gifts for loved ones.

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Featured Artist | JD Creative Direction

Storytelling is a cross-cultural, significant human experience we have the ability to do. It existed before written language and now we see it in the art around us. Believe in your story, see it as something to be valued and as something that can lend a hand to others looking for answers within.

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Featured Artist | Musah Swallah

I was born and raised in Accra, Ghana. I am a visual artist, I do painting on wood, canvas and murals that serve as a tool that are design to promote self expression, create awareness, provoking dialogue and transforming society.

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Featured Artist | Elizabeth Ashe

Featured Interview | Elizabeth Ashe Creative Name: Elizabeth Ashe Real Name: Elizabeth Ashe Website: www.elizabethashe.com, Social Media: IG@elizabeth.ashe –  IG@elizabeth.ashe_studio Project Link:  Brief Description of self:

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Featured Artist | AmorosoART

The main reason I create is to share my perception of what I see with the rest of the world. Sometimes I feel like many people walk past beautiful interesting things without noticing them. For most of my artwork, I guess that I am trying to say, “Stop and look at this!”

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Creative Group Project!

We are excited about the possibilities of GROWTH in moving our community online… EXAMPLE OF END PROJECT We’re starting a group project together!  We’d love

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Featured Artist | Magpiper

Featured Interview | Magpiper Creative Name: Magpiper Real Name: Piper Lane Website: www.magpiper.com Social Media: IG@magpiperjewelry Brief Description of self: I am a being seeking

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Featured Artist | Slate + Brush Design Studio

While it’s important to take in feedback, you should take everything with a grain of salt. My one art teacher in college gave me a “C” and said that I wasn’t good at drawing, but I used that as fuel because I knew that she was incorrect. Now I have a 3 month waiting list of commissions.

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Hosting DCCN

About a year ago now, right before Covid drove us all into hiding, I found myself at Zeba Bar in DC, meeting with Davina Louise

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Featured Artist | Michael Auger

I’m an offbeat fine artist based in the Washington DC area. An assortment of animals, crazy characters, mythical monsters and more continuously fill my head. I usually paint them into existence using bold colors and a thick and chunky acrylic that begs to be touched.

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Featured Artist | Ziggy Sawdust

Ziggy Sawdust is an ongoing project of live chainsaw portrait carving. That means someone sits in a chair and I try to carve as much about them as I can in a two-inch thick plank of pine in about 17 minutes.

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Featured Artist | Melly Huang

My main forms of artistic expression include fire dancing and body painting. I create to transmute emotions and empower my whole being. Growing up, I have always taken art, movement, and music classes.

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Featured Artist | Chivrak

I believe that people want to feel or release emotion a little more than they generally tend to be able to experience on their own and this is one of the main reasons humanity has art.

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Featured Artist | EJ

Featured Interview | EJ: Name: Edwin | EJ Brief description of self: AspiringOptimus Project Name: Dolphin Project Description: UV active, Acrylics Advice to give other aspiring

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Featured Artist | Noiram Zero

“I’ve always been interested in making new worlds and new characters to share with people, particularly now that the pandemic has drained life+vibrancy from the outer reality. Frequently I use speculative fiction to explore gender and other concepts in a zone with fewer restrictions.

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Featured Artist | Lauren deSerres

Advice to other aspiring artists: Create as much work as you can. Choose to make what you love, and seek to improve your work with each new piece you make. It’s hard work, but if you have a drive to succeed, you can accomplish just about anything. If you want to become a professional artist, take some business classes!

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Featured Artist | Anchi

Advice to other aspiring artists: Create from your heart, dont worry about following trends & do what inspires YOU. It will lead you to an amazing creative and authentic journey.

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Featured Artist | Ren RZen

Testimonial: While in prison, I had a mini solo show at Touchstone Gallery in dc and at MICA in Baltimore. If I could do that from prison, you can do it out here

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Featured Artist | Banana Peppers

Advice to other aspiring artists: Focus on your “why” and try not to lose sight of it and the importance of honing your skills and sharing your work in a way that is fulfilling to you.

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Featured Artist | Stella Alexander

If I have to use one sentence to describe myself I would say that I am a free, creative spirit who balances a career in the international aid development space and is also a very passionate emerging artist.

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Featured Artist | Rosebud Ireland

Advice to other aspiring artists: Make a promise to yourself that no matter hard it gets you will never quit on your dream. The world everyday weeds out the weak minded. you for sure keep your heart and mind intact

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Featured Artist | Laura Ogle

Advice to other aspiring artists: There are going to be a million people who tell you that your art is bad, that it won’t go anywhere, that your wasting your time, you’ll get the looks and the weird smiles when you try to explain your creative process to people, you’ll get the friends who are there to support you but don’t take the time to understand and listen to the components one of YOUR pieces takes…

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Featured Artist | M@

Description of self: Very generous, warm, able to think in multiple perspectives, good sense of humor and respect for beauty. Technically skilled and open to other cultural perspectives. Able to improvise with very little direction. Flexible in stressful situations. Wide range of lived experiences. Constant honest appraisals.

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Featured Artist | Diamondidis ART

Advice to other aspiring artists: No matter what, keep creating!! You may come across people such as teachers, peers, or even yourself that might put your work down or tell you to just give up. Or your work might not be selling right away and you may feel that it is not worth it to continue. DON’T GIVE UP! Just keep on creating for the JOY it brings you.

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Featured Artist | Eric Hagan

Advice to other aspiring artists: Your career is built brick by brick. Every pair of eyes that sees your work is another piece of foundation and grows your career. Great things are built, bit by bit.

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Featured Artist | Jfive

I’ve been creating and dreaming for as long as I can remember. Art has kept my hands and mind occupied thru my journey of sobriety that started about three years ago. Art truly saved me and helped me realize my purpose in this life. It is the place where I lose myself and find myself.

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Featured Artist | Chewy Lu

Advice to other aspiring artists: In regards to fears of critisim keeping you from sharing your work. If you wouldnt go to them for advice you shouldnt listen to thier un-constructive feedback. Do you.

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Featured Artist | JT3 Production

If I had one piece of advice to give another Aspiring Artist would be..Attention all Artist everything you do is art the way you sleep eat play work out it’s all art so embrace that it’s already in you so keep doing Art keep doing what you Love You are an Inspiration to someone in the World

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Featured Artist | Dreem

Creative Name: Dreem Social Media: IG – @dreemstation Links: http://linktr.ee/dreamstation What I create: “Eye mazes” I feel my pieces can be view from all angles

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Featured Artist | Alan_browne_

Advice to other aspiring artists: The hardest thing to do in life is be consistent – to maintain a routine. Find one thing to do every day that makes you happy & always give yourself time to do it. No matter where life takes you, you will always have your routine.

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Featured Artist | dzodzie

Just keep making art. There’s so many artists with the same passion, just focus on yourself. And it might feel bad sometimes because your art might not get attention but that’s ok. At the end of the day make the art for yourself and those who enjoy it will come along.

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Featured Artist | Scott Clarke

My advice to other aspiring artists is to follow the passion, don’t compare yourself to others and take chances. Art is everywhere and everything…there’s room for everyone!

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