Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins‘ largest exhibition to date opens this month at KP Project/MKG in Los Angeles, California. This kaleidoscopic collection of work ranges from graphite drawings to massive acrylic paintings with narratives hosted but Craola’s familiar style of hybrid creatures. “Beyond Shadows” Opening Reception: Saturday May 21st, 7-10pm Show on view through June 18th, 2016

  The rich colored portraits painted by Italian artist Donatella Marcatajo are reminiscent of the Pre-Raphaelite era with women who boldly stare back at the viewer as if they want to tell a story yet, they are silenced. http://www.donatellamarcatajo.com/  

Brooklyn based painter Hanna Jaeun creates a beautiful sorrow in her newest series of work entitled “On Borrowed Time”. A narrative exploring the idea living past one’s expected time to die through whimsical images of animal-human hybrids takes you through a journey to the other side. “On Borrowed Time” opens at Arch Enemy Arts in … Continue reading Hanna Jaeun “On Borrowed Time”

  Nádia Maria is a São Paulo, Brazil based photographer who uses her camera to create visual poetry. Dreamy, emotive images reflect personal feelings and the path through the darks and lights of her life. Attack Nádia Maria! nadiamaria.com * facebook * twitter * instagram * tumblr              

Hannah Yata Corey Helford Gallery‘s Special Projects Curator, Caro, hosts the group show “Below The Surface”. 30 international contemporary artists are included in this exhibition focusing on non-representational art. The collection of work explores the hidden meanings and symbolism that are often used to fascinate the viewers thoughts and expose an artist’s deeper message. Artists Included: … Continue reading Below The Surface @ Corey Helford Gallery

Johannah O’Donnell paints characters that shine boldly with brilliant shades of color, often found among cosmic landscapes. Her acrylic figures are influenced by vintage 70’s sci-fi illustrations and the American pop movement and uses figurative symbolism as a narrative surrounding ideas of the human condition. Attack Johannah O’Donnell! johannahodonnell.com * Instagram * Facebook  

  The latest body of work from painter Helen Bayly is an amusing commentary of the American experience. Her solo show “Classic Plastic” opening at White Walls highlights paintings developed over the last two years containing classical representations of beauty, detailed with gold leaf script and accents. Through this method she theorizes what the truth behind the … Continue reading Helen Bayly’s Classic Plastic

Jonathan Viner has quite a way of telling a story without using a single word. His paintings ride a line between reality and imagination with a host of dynamic characters. He keeps these images conceptually ambiguous, letting views run with their own fantasies. Attack Jonathan Viner! vinerstudio.com * Instagram * Facebook  

There is a tension narrated in the digital paintings of Turkish artist Aykut Aydogdu. A blend of figures and fauna create a curious dreamscape that questions the essence of humanity, it’s struggles, and it’s place among nature. Attack Aykut Aydogdu! Behance * Instagram

 While in Miami for Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Attacks met New Haven, CT/New York City based painter Dave Thomas who was invited to show with Derek Gores Gallery at the Aqua art fair. Dave’s fingerprint paintings create a new level of texture and whimsy to the dynamic narratives he tells. Dave chatted with us about his work … Continue reading Fingerprint Painter Dave Thomas