Kate McCrickard

Kate McCrickard is an artist and writer that paints her day-to-day experiences, producing work that we all can relate to. Her loose and messy painting style rejects the urge for beauty in artwork while subject and media are both so prominent in her works that they struggle for attention. She aims to mimic traditional artwork … More Kate McCrickard

Mao Yan

Mao Yan is a prominent Chinese contemporary portrait artist. His subjects appear ghostly and mythical, though representational; his portraits seem like just an impression, lacking the appearance of tactile flesh. Yan paints only in grey tones and often observes his subjects over long periods of time. His paintings are composed in a traditional style; often … More Mao Yan

Jordan Casteel

Jordan Casteel as an art student painted landscapes but her career is now defined by her painting of black men. Casteel’s interest in people comes from her introvert personality, taking the role of an observer in a room. Her consideration of environment, colour, paint and subject take the work further than simply being paintings of … More Jordan Casteel