Featured Artist | Nicklas Farrantello

Nicklas Farrantello Orlando, FL https://fortunewheels.company.site Recently, at a traveling carnival, I came across one of those old coin-operated fortune-telling machines. You put a quarter in the slot, a figure comes

FROM| Outsider Art Magazine Issue Five

FROM| Outsider Art Magazine Issue Five FREE Digital Version $30 Print Well, it’s finally ready! Issue Five. Thank you to every artist who submitted artwork for this giant issue of

Featured Artist | Nicole Sullivan

Being born in Truth or Consequences has shaped my outlook on life to be a black and white Rube Goldberg machine. I have always studied and been drawn to the Truth.

My work has focused on human struggles with societal pitfalls induced by the conception of morality, and the enforced standards we try and fail to uphold ourselves. Growing up poverty-stricken and at the hands of extreme child abuse, I feel an urgency in addressing these issues and thus issues of morality before true societal progress can be achieved. I believe that what are referred to as the Seven Deadly Sins along with Karma will define the trials and tribulations a person will interact with in their lifetime, and the demons they will struggle with along that path.

My intentions are to spread the word about the struggles within each of us to remain human at all times, and at times, at all cost. Is it okay to help those who admit struggle? Can we be judgmental without being unfair? I want the viewer to understand truths within themselves through my art, to progress and have a life free of burden. I want the viewer to achieve a visual nirvana and ascend to their further purpose.

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Featured Artist | Robert Gorchov

I’m a self-taught artist and have been drawing and painting for four decades. I’m interested in the process that creates a painting. Although it involves imagination, this process is affected by chance, so that when I begin a picture I have only a half-formed image of what the finished painting might look like. The completed piece only slightly resembles the image that I had in mind when I began it. I think of this as improvisation. Over the years that I’ve been painting, I’ve learned to trust the brush and the materials – to let them take the lead – and not to think too much about how it will end up . . . until I get to that end.

This is part of what makes painting interesting for me. … Continue readingFeatured Artist | Robert Gorchov

Featured Artist | Xavier Yarto

Xavier Yarto | El Cajon, CA @xavier_Yarto A Mexican painter who has managed to put in purely abstract work a very unique through the creation of particular colors that give

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