Red Flower Lake is lush, heady electro-pop. Aloe vera for our dried-out hearts. Sweeping melodies and understated yet complex soundscapes. These songs are open doors to a relationship: two people who know each other about as well as two humans can, singing to the other, about each other, offering a brave and heartfelt depiction of the territories they have survived and navigated together. It’s all here: intimacy and distance, heartbreak and ecstasy. Vulnerability, insecurity and courage.
Stian Borgen is from Østfold, Norway but now works out of his atelier at Hydrogenfabrikken in Fredrikstad, Norway. With an educational background in Multimedia Design and 3D Design from the Noroff Institute in Oslo, Norway and Internships with Heidi Øiseth, Janicke Schønning, and Visual Arts Studies at the Nydalen Art School in Oslo, Norway with Marit Halvorsen and Henriette Emilie Finne, Stian combines his techniques with his love of grafitti and artistic talent.
Dellfina Dellert - is a multimedia artist, and a recipient of a grant from the Polish Ministry of Culture and the National Heritage. In her works she explores the innermost areas of human nature, focusing often on sexuality, especially in the context of identity, attached emotions, and self-acceptance. Very often she uses her own body as a medium.
After a long successful career as a professional ballet dancer in Cuba and then the United States, Noel Suarez is recognized as one of a small number of artists whom Miami's ascendency to the world cultural state is reflected in the lifetime of his painting career.
Lavely Miller-Kershman is a contemporary realist painter who works in large scale. For the past three years her portraits and figures have focused primarily on the visual narration of the effects of trauma. They are windows into intimate, personal journeys and reflections of universal experience.
Beatrix Ost is an internationally acclaimed artist, writer, and fashion designer. She has also written screenplays, produced movies and theater, and acted in films and on the stage. When she arrived to New York from Germany as a young adult, she quickly became an art and fashion icon - and has remained an influential and acclaimed luminary in both worlds. She currently splits her time between Charlottesville, Virginia and New York City.
Roneld Lores is a sculptor and painter living in Boston. He has been an active part of the artist community for over 20 years. Originally from Cuba, Mr. Lores moved to the United States at the age of eight and studied Fine Arts at New World School of the Arts and Florida International University, where he received a BFA in 1994 with a major in Ceramics & Sculpture. One of Mr. Lores' areas of concentration is the female figure. Strongly rooted in a classical foundation, his sculptures and paintings, abstract and fragment the female figure to conform to his own aesthetics. His style is loose and dynamic with an evident grasp of realism. His work has been exhibited and is in private collections throughout the Americas and Europe.
Angela Alés is an artist born in Barranquilla, Colombia, of Andalusian and Lebanese descent. Alés moved to the United States in 1984 and graduated from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, in New York City. She received her MFA from the Miami International University of Art and Design. She is a dedicated student of philosophies and world religions and her spirituality has emerged as central themes in her work. She has participated in over 30 collective and individual exhibitions in the US and Central and South America. She is also an accomplished Educator with 20 years of teaching experience. She specializes in teaching Drawing and Painting as well as preparing students for acceptance into top ranked Universities and Art Magnet Programs.
Marcella Novotny is an artist and fashion designer from Genoa, Italy where she lives and works.
A graduate in Architecture from the University of Geona, Novotny's artistic journey began as an illustrator with an emphasis on Black and White contrasts.
All of her works begin with a "BIC" black pen. The use of the "BIC" pen for Marcella is an signature aspect of her works and expresses her love for this iconic object. After a deep search and full dedication to Black and White contrasts, in the last few years Novotny has switched to using bright colors - exploring and investigating different pigments and using canvas, wood, plastic and resin in her mixed media works. Novotny constantly explores contrasts and paradoxes in her works. Her latest works feature 3D resin sculptures as part of her canvas landscape.
Moisés Fragela was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico in 1976 where he lived until 1990 when he moved to Miami, Florida to later return to Puerto Rico in 1996. He started to paint at the age of 20, doing his formal education at Florida International University in Miami and at the Institute Fine Arts, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico where he graduated in 2004. From 1997 through 2001, Mr. Fragela was an artist in residence at Galería Calle Del Cristo, Old San Juan. Also in 2003, Mr. Fragela was invited to attend the Master Critics hosted by Dr. Elaine King where he was honored with the Best Critic and Best Show for his paintings.
In 2006 he was selected to participate in the 6th Florence Biennale. Fragela was also part of a Collection Reyes & Veray at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Puerto Rico. Also, he was a part of a project for the Ponce Art Museum which has given him an opportunity to collaborate with other artist in very unique projects and raise donations for their educational programs in their Gala event in 2012. Fragela also participated in Miami Art Week in the Spectrum Art Fair in 2013 and his works are now part of the the Museo Francisco Oller permanent collection in Bayamón, Puerto Rico since 2015.
Renata Santamarina is a self-taught painter from Mexico City, Mexico where she lives and creates. She has studied towards a Bachelors in Restoration of Art for interest in traditional techniques, but has complemented her artistic training with specialized courses at the Academy of San Carlos and the Centro Artes San Agustin (CaSa) in Oaxaca. Renata has also participated in workshops from artists like Edgar Clement and Omar Rosiles. Her works are part of private collections throughout Mexico and the United States.