Alphonse Mucha was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct Art Nouveau style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs.
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was a legendary photographer, composer, writer and film director. He is well known for his black and white documentary photography work for Life Magazine. However, Mr. Parks had a lifelong passion for photographing in color. In 2003, He was inspired to create a new body of still-life, abstract color work. He painted backdrops and photographed the objects against the backdrops. The images are stunning and represent yet another example of his talents.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 1800s yielded a collection of exciting, elegant and provocative images of the modern and sometimes decadent life of those times.
Matt Rinard graduated from Florida State University with a degree in graphic design. He has worked with Southern Comfort, Anheuser Busch, the Arts Council of New Orleans, and many other prominent businesses and organizations
Contemporary American artist, Michael Bryan’s works have been exhibited throughout the United States since the early 1980’s. His poster designs are continually commissioned by numerous organizations, corporations and special event committees; the notable list includes In-N-Out Burger, Porsche, Bentley, Harley Davidson, The Los Angeles Marathon, Atlanta Olympic Games, San Diego Chargers, Pepsi and BMW and the CBS Television Network.
Patrick McDonnell (born March 17, 1956) is the creator of the daily comic strip Mutts. Prior to creating MUTTS, McDonnell had a successful career as a freelance illustrator, drawing the Russell Baker Observer column for the New York Times Sunday Magazine from 1978-1993.
Robert E. McGinnis (born February 3, 1926) is an American painter and illustrator known for his many book covers, iconic movie posters for Breakfast at Tiffany’s and many James Bond movies, as well as his western paintings.
Still amazing after all these years, Stanley Mouse’s groundbreaking graphic design for some of the Sixties’ greatest rock and roll bands stands the test of time, and is as unforgettable as the era when it was created.
Steve Schapiro is one of the world’s leading documentary and entertainment photographers. His work has won many key awards with gallery shows on both coasts and representation in many museum collections.
Montesinos’ focus on flowers began after nearly a decade of painting what she calls “mysterious women” for which she gained international renown. Ethereal, sensual, and romantic, her fantasy females were often surrounded with lush, luminescent flowers.