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    5 Minutes With Jack Avetisyan

    Jack Avetisyan is an Armenian-American artist whose paintings showcase various distinctive identities. His style oscillates between cartoons and abstract compositions, often combining the two into a single piece. His subjects are business people, worldly young adults, and old-school sophisticates. His characters occupy an unruly yet elegant world of drips, darting lines, and swaths of paint. When did you know you…

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    5 Minutes With Kailin Zhao

    Kailin Zhao, an award-winning Chinese painter living in the United States, has exhibited across Asia, North America, and Europe. Through traditional and contemporary realism techniques, his portraits capture the innocence of young women. Zhao invokes a dreamlike sense of longing, expectation, and desire in his pieces. He favours both acrylics and oils on canvas or wood. When did you know…

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    5 Minutes with Peter Horvath

    Peter Horvath is a Canadian multimedia and collage artist, whose collages manipulate and rework images drawn from popular culture. Horvath uses scale, juxtaposition, and saturated color in order to create surreal, often humorous artworks. When did you know you wanted to be an artist? I come from a lineage of image-makers. Both my grandfathers and my father were photographers. I…

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    5 Minutes With Sven Bode

    Sven Bode, who also goes by the pseudonym DEBO, is a German painter who lives in the United States. After a chance encounter with His Holiness the Dali Lama changed the course of his artistic career many years ago, was inspired to make a commitment to express his artistic message to the world. We sat down with Sven Bode to…

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    5 Minutes with Rachel Paxton

    Rachel Paxton is an experienced American painter who often combines themes of mid-century aesthetics, Americana, kitsch, boomerangs and atomic motifs to create paintings that are brilliantly vivacious while maintaining a somewhat quirky and curious edge. We sat down with Rachel Paxton to talk about her current projects, inspiration, and the start of her artistic career. When did you know you…