Depicted in yellow a runner seems to race down a snowy hill. Working deliberately and thoughtfully Debi creates a vibrant abstract image. Asian elephants are an endangered species. By making the Asian elephants' paintings widely accessible to the general public Novica hopes to help increase awareness encourage conservation and raise significant funds to assist endangered elephants throughout Asia. For more information please refer to the elephant's biography. Please note: The elephants hold the paintbrush
Energetic and powerful hot yellows and fiery reds overtake the serenity of blue. Newton Reis speaks a language of bright abstraction. He punctuates his hues with white lines that direct the composition's melody. His inspiration is musical notes as he paints a visual symphony. Titled Notas Musicais III in Portuguese.
Abstract colors evoke reflections in water as Tawee Donpun explores the elements of nature. On the river shore wind ripples the surface where trees and sunshine are reflected. Earth water wind and fire form the cycles of nature he says. They form the harmony of what is natural.
In this elegant black and white abstract Andre de Miranda depicts a fantastical creature. Small and ambiguous it seems both wild and tame. The bold contrast of solid fields of color with areas of texture reinforces the confrontation of feelings. Linoleum block print on paper titled Irmao do Sol in Portuguese.
Dawn illuminates an abstract landscape caressing mountains and majestic pines that suggest ancient pyramids. Teodoro Reque Liza gives an enigmatic tone to this Andean landscape. Working in luminous planes of color he creates a world of magic where all is peace. Titled Vision del paisaje andino III in Spanish.
Exploring the quality of light Teodoro Reque Liza demonstrates his luminous style in which forms take shape as though in a dream. He captures the magic of golden petals bathed in sunshine and distant mountains drawing the viewer deeper and deeper into a magical world. Titled Vision del paisaje andino II in Spanish.
A lighted road leads up Suthep mountain. Beneath a radiant full moon the city of Chiang Mai stretches across the horizon toward distant mountains. Glittering city lights sparkle in the blue night captured in a woodcut print by the talented Det. The numberal represents the Buddhist era in which the scene takes place.
Stripes align in fragments against a fiery background. Seemingly random they achieve a beautiful equilibrium of shape and texture. This radiant abstract is the work of Peru's Juan Carlos Torres. Titled Trazos in Spanish.
It is Bali's fertile fields and plentiful water that allow the so-called Island of the Gods the leisure time to develop and maintain its highly creative spiritual culture. Wayan Suarjiwatman conjures the golden tones of a rice field in this elegant abstract. Seen from above its depth and beauty are breathtaking.
Like building blocks of subtle color bits of coral come together to form an intricate reef. Wayan Suarjiwatman works in quiet tones of white brown and cream with accents of red and orange. We may see coral with variations of color. Its beauty hides the strength of nature the artist confides.
Luminous and beautiful this abstract is filled with light. David Fernandez explores the concept of rebirth adding leaves to rectilinear shapes with softened edges. A tree seems to hover amid amorphous forms. Titled Renacer in Spanish.
Abstract in nature this bold painting juxtaposes pools of luminous color with lines sketched in black. This is a panoramic vision of the buildings of a city seen from high above artist David Fernandez says. It signifies the power of a very busy city. Titled Desde lo alto in Spanish.
Wayan Suarjiwatman constructs abstract objects with blocks of white brown and cream. His inspiration comes from coral reefs in the Indonesian sea. We may see coral in color variations. Its beauty hides the strength of nature the artist confides.
Rich ripe and succulent tropical fruits come to life on Dallier's kinetic canvas. Appearing on each side red pineapples seem to embrace a bright orange. The jade background intensifies the artist's palette. Titled Abacaxis vermelhos in Portuguese.
Silhouettes suggest clay jars panpipes and blankets the handwoven Inca textiles more prized than gold. Flowing across the shapes pre-Hispanic design motifs bring vivid color to an abstract canvas. Much of this iconography comes from Peru's ancient Paracas culture artist Tito Julio Tarqui Prado comments. The artist works in deep rich shades of brown. Titled El arte abstracto inca II in Spanish.
Warm colors create a vital ambience filled with luminous imagery. Working in brown ochre yellows and red Tito Julio Tarqui Prado creates a vision of mystical appeal. His theme is the ancestral wealth of the Inca expressed through ceramics. Seducing the imagination this abstract work pays tribute to Peru's ancient peoples. Titled Awk (Grandfather) in Quechua.
Evoking the majestic past of his forefathers Tito Julio Tarqui Prado paints a luminous abstract. Shadowy personages inhabit a world on multiple planes of existence sharing their space with ceramic pots and colorful weavings. Seducing the imagination this enigmatic work calls forth the legendary richness of Peruvian art forms. Titled Arte abstracto prehispanico in Spanish.
Captured in brilliant tones with quick sure brushstrokes a church dominates this composition elevating towers toward the sky like prayers. Dallier paints a dynamic portrait of Ouro Preto. The historic town in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Titled Ouro Preto in Portuguese.
Recalling childhood fantasies stories and songs Cadillo conjures a world of color and abstraction. She paints with oils creating impasto textures to underscore an underwater ambience filled with warm exotic colors. Titles Fondo marino in Spanish.
Verita uses shattered tones of blue to suggest galactic movements the icy verticality of the composition enhancing celestial intrigue. With its luminous monochromatic palette the work possesses an intimate serenity. Titled Coerencias in Portuguese.
A whirlwind of intense colors exudes mystical force in this oil on canvas by Prince Asher. This painting is about the spirit of perseverance that best describes the true African woman says the Ghanaian artist of his abstract composition.
Pyramids fascinate Peruvian artist Jorge Romero as yellow melds to crimson violet and blue in a work of wonderful harmony. My inspiration for this painting was the planning required to build the pyramids he confides. The scientific knowledge of the ancient Egyptians the transparency of their angles . Titled Arquitectura de piramides in Spanish.
With a bright palette of colors Osvaldo Marci Cardoso conjures a world of cheerful fantasy. Like kites in full flight splashes of red blue yellow and white fly over the orange background of this acrylic on canvas. Titled Fantasia in Portuguese.
Bands of light predominate moving with lithe grace through a multicolored maze. I try to convey that hidden part of all human beings sentiments of the soul and spirit artist Elizabeth Rodriguez says. Titled Construccion composicion geometrica I in Spanish
Far from city lights and smog the Andean air is pure and sweet. Leonidas Zavaleta captures the clarity of the sky kissed by clouds that promise rain. Vibrant colors dance amid their pearly splendor. Titled Dulces colores in Spanish
Akwele Suma evokes the textures of West Africa's prized kente cloth proudly displaying a cultural tradition. A palette of cool colors caressed with white suggests the warp and woof of the hand-loomed fabrics.
This painting finds unity in diversity. Its harmony is displayed in the rich kente colors Ghanaian artist Akwele Suma says. Her brushstrokes form a fluid grid where abstract motifs seem to dance. A uniquely West African art expression hand-loomed kente cloth transmits culture through symbols.
Light glimmers through a panorama of deep blue caressed by black. Akwele Suma recalls a blackout in 2007 when generators at Akosombo failed. The light makes reference to the Sirigu Womens Association for Pottery and Art (SWOPA) where electricity is generated with solar panels. This is about making the best of the worst situations in life the artist confides.
Woven by hand in colorful strips kente cloth is a uniquely West African art expression. The motifs are named and enclose a specific symbolism transmitting culture through symbols. It inspires Akwele Suma as she paints a busy abstract against a background of blues and greens.
Rather than depict sailboats in a marina Ana Rosa Navarro suggests their shapes with tall masts and vertical strokes of red. The blue sky frames silhouettes in this elegant abstract painting. I wanted to give life to my own vision the Mexican artist explains. She presents the painting in a mat board passe partout. Titled Veleros in Spanish.