My Artistic Cousin – Michael Pisko

    By Stephan Pisko Fond memories’ of my cousin (Micheal Pisko) I was personally very influenced by his artistic integrity character and personality I never forgot the wonderful hours’ we spent talking about art/life he was a marvelous detailed explainer well you see he was trained as an engineer but when war broke out…

Timothy Frink : A Natural Born Artist

Born in Rochester, New York in 1960, Timothy Frink always enjoyed drawing as a child. While attending school at East Jr./Sr. High School in Rochester, New York; Tim became interested in painting when he saw the older kids painting pictures during an art class. After convincing the art teacher that he possessed the fundamentals necessary,…

Salma Arastu: A Sculptor of the Spirit

  Salma Arastu was born into the Hindu tradition in her native India, and embracing Islam later on, she has enjoyed the beauty of these two distinctive traditions first hand. At birth, Salma Arastu was given the life-defining challenge of a left hand without fingers. Through her belief in the unity of an all-encompassing God,…

The Amazing Genius Of Maze Artist Warren Stokes

Born in Colorado Springs, CO, Warren Stokes is a self-taught artist and mazeologist. During his early years he had a love for drawing sports and comics.  But frustrated with the look of his people he never took art seriously. A trip to the library changed his life when he discovered the art of architecture, making his goal to become…

Melissa Moss: A study Of An Artist of the Heart

Melissa Moss’s paintings of delicate trees and otherworldly flowers may depict adorable creatures being devoured or pretty pink flowers attacking a tree. Tiny details such as drops of blood or imperiled creatures are not always evident at first glance. Sometimes sinister, this is the subterranean landscape that lies beneath a child’s fairy tale or a…

Melissa Moss: Artist’s Dream Come True

  By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau Edited By: Colleen Page Images By: Melissa Moss The Art Of Monteque went to the sleepy artistic hamlet of Asheville North Caroline in the colorful fall to speak with artist Melissa Moss who is wonderfully gifted. After working in publishing for sometime Melissa chose to leave, for a life that would make her…

Shoko Ryu: An Artist of the Soul

  I am always pulling inspiration from my life experiences and the different things I see. Some of my favorite works are works that reflect nature, animals, people, and symbolism. But I am also always excited to work on challenging new projects that make me think about things in a different way and expand my…