BookCrossing Label Artists
Hazel's background is as varied as her artwork. Born in India, raised in Pakistan and schooled in England, she has lived in Australia and Israel but now calls Long Island, New York home. After earning a PhD in psychology and working in the corporate world, she left to live a simpler life in the woods. Being in the woods has given her a very special connection to trees and their leaves at several levels. Being surrounded by them has allowed her to see the individuality of each leaf, to follow the first appearance in the spring... view »
At the age of three Kathy McCartney’s family had the good fortune to live in the town of Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii. Her first childhood memories were of the breathtaking white beaches and warm turquoise colored waters. Growing up in this vibrant, tropical setting captured this young girl’s heart and imagination. The McCartney family did leave the Hawaiian Islands long ago; however memories of Hawaii never left the young artist’s thoughts and today continue to be her source of inspiration.
Kathy started drawing at the age ... view »
Mermaids have long been a marvel of feminine mysticism and sensuality. For me part of their allure and magic lies in their ability to be neither good nor bad. I first began to paint mermaids in my early twenties and found of particular interest their bold curiosity and mischievousness. "How to Catch a Sailor," depicts a particular species of mermaid characterized by their flashy red tails. They are a most curious fish amongst sea-maids in that they are rarely spotted in the sea. Rather than cajole and otherwise &quo... view »
I was born in Ploiesti, Romania on April 10th, 1986. At the age of six, I was inspired by painting, and my parents encouraged it. They eventually enrolled me in the High School of Art where I learned about painting, sculpture, drawing and design. I graduated in 2005 and am studying at Timisoara's Faculty of the Arts. I have won numerous national competitions and include my work in personal collections around the world. “2002's Creation Camp” in Sinaia and “2003's Sculpture Camp” in both Busteni and Cluj-Napoca are just some o... view »
The first time Sherry applied finger paint to paper in kindergarten, she was hooked on creating color and form on canvas. Sherry progressed from oils in high school, to watercolors in college, and most recently, to Japanese brush painting. The elegant simplicity takes a lifetime to master; a challenge Sherry passionately accepts. As a charter member of the Taka Sumi-e Society, founded in 2002 by Japanese Brush Painting teacher, Takashi Ijichi, she has exhibited annually at Balboa Park in San Diego, CA. Sherry’s paintings are ... view »