Alyssa Monks Part Trois!

Alyssa Monks’ ability to interpret impressive realism using minimum detail, makes her an exceptional artist. It’s no wonder she’s had two features on EK on March 2010 and May 2012 and an interview on June 2011. Not only that, she has been a part of our Empty Kingdom’s Top 100 lists of 2010 and 2012 respectively. Here is a…

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Casey Cripe

Art is a personal composition of the reality that surrounds us and artist/scientist Casey Cripe’s work takes that concept to a crazy intricate level. Each piece is a map of the exploration of life, self and the universe. His ability to capture the beauty of anatomical figures and scientific complexities result in an imaginative juxtaposition…

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EK Interview: Denis Peterson Part 2

Denis Peterson’s work is soulful and gorgeous.  He depicts the humanity and dignity inherent to the human experience.  We are honored to say that one of his amazing pieces will be coming to the Empty Kingdom Summer Show. After reading his interview I spent the afternoon in the park talking to two homeless gentlemen and…

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Eric Wert

Eric Wert is a talented painter currently residing in Portland, Oregon.  His still life work shows incredible attention to detail and texture while the subjects themselves represent a balance between beauty and disorder.  His work is currently being represented by Gallery Henoch in NYC and William Baczek Fine Arts in Northampton, MA.

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Jason Bard Yarmosky revisit

I’d be lying if I said I haven’t been impatiently waiting to re-visit Jason Yarmosky‘s awesome portraits since he was first featured on February 2011. Subjects like these already have a tremendous amount of tenderness, yet Yarmosky’s talent and style add a beautiful honesty and lightheartedness to the subject of aging and the self reflection…

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Pedros Campos

I love hyperrealism. It’s like a superpower to me. Shooting lasers? Flying? Controlling time? Nope. I don’t want any of that. If I can be involved in a government experiment, or a nuclear, radioactive explosion that gives me the ability to paint like a photograph, I would take that over the powers shooting web-like mucus…

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Damian Loeb Revisit

Damian Loeb is an american oil painter, previously featured on 2010. In his most recent hyperrealist work, Loeb uses the abstract closeups and compositions of his subject to create sense of intimacy and voyeurism.

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