N8 Van Dyke

N8 Van Dyke is a full time art making machine who manipulates any medium to his will, with sheer raw illustrative skill. He has provided his talents for the likes of Burton Snowboards, XBox, PlayStation, various rock bands etc. His work has also graced the covers of magazines all over the world including Taiwan, Australia and…

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EK Summer Art Show 2014

And after the smoke clears…we are pleased as punch to announce our very first art show as a smashing success! Friday, June 6th at the one and only 111 Minna Gallery was a night full of drinks, fun, amazing people, and most importantly, amazing art! EK would like to thank every single person that supported…

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Hossam Dirar

Hossam Dirar is an Egyptian-based artist originally from the nation’s capital of Cairo. Hossam has become well-known throughout the Middle East as a graphic artist for his innovation in producing graphic artworks on canvas.

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Rebecca Adams

Based out of Providence, Rhode Island, USA, Rebecca Adams produces acrylic on canvas paintings cinematically composed and stylized as if they were stills pulled from a film.

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John Boelee

What’s creepier than clowns or dolls if you have a phobia? How about a bunch of different faces all mashed together to make a bigger one?! John Boelee is an artist currently based out of Rotterdam, The Netherlands who produces hyperrealistic acrylic paintings comprised of a number of different faces that are carefully arranged together…

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Michael Ward

Michael Ward is an artist currently based out of Costa Mesa, California where he produces his acrylic on canvas paintings. Happy Thursday to all you beautiful bastards!

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Less Is More

Cristina Troufa is an artist based out of Porto, Portugal who creates acrylic on canvas paintings, however, her approach to her work is quite unique. Troufa very carefully and selectively renders specific areas of her paintings while leaving significant amount of negative space for her subjects to occupy within. If anything, it seems as if…

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So Yoon Lym

Artist So Yoon Lym is originally from Seoul, South Korea, but spent her early childhood in Kenya and Uganda until she was seven. After moving to New Jersey, USA for several years, Lym moved to Normandy, France to study under Ung No Lee, an exiled Korean painter who had an incredible impact on her life…

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Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos is an American figurative painter from Sacramento, California, USA, who has been on this earth since 1934. Ramos gained popularity in the 1960’s during the Pop Art movement, exhibiting along side Andy Warhol and others, for his pin-up-style artwork of female nudes exploring themes of sexuality and commercialism. Ramos doesn’t limited himself to…

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Eric Fortune Part II

Back by popular demand, we revisit Eric Fortune since his last feature back in April 2010. And when I say “popular demand”, I mean it. We were messaged by several EK faithfuls who informed us of Fortune’s new work, and we’re glad they did! Fortune, based out of Columbus, Ohio, USA, has been busy creating…

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Area of Interest

Featured in this post are the works of Michael Chase from his projects Paintaway, Flux, and The Century of Disintegration, which all have a common theme of impermanence. The self-taught 28-year-old photographer, who does not stray away from digitally manipulating his photos, also focuses on capturing the lines and gritty details of buildings and other…

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“The truth will set you confused.”

“At age four, I attempted my first art project by devouring a 10 pack of crayons, thus turning my diaper into a Jackson Pollack. At age six, I was introduced to the sweet nectar of school paste. At around this same time period, I began producing turkey drawings by tracing my hand. At age seven,…

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Giuseppe Gonella

Giuseppe Gonella is an artist originally hailing from Motta di Livenza, Italy who creates wonderfully chaotic figurative abstract paintings. Gonella is curerntly based out of Berlin, Germany where he continues to create his acrylic on canvas pieces.

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Marlene Tseng Yu

Marlene Tseng Yu is an Asian American artist who was born in Taiwan. She is inspired by nature and its beauty is the focus of her work. Over the years, her art has taken on a more active role, being utilized as a tool in an effort to save and protect our environment.

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