Hans-Peter Feldmann is a German-based artist with an eccentric twist on fine art. Fun fact: in 1980 he destroyed most of his work and went into an early retirement, only to pick up where he left off 10 years later.
Kehinde Wiley is a New York based portrait painter. Most recently, he's been tapped by President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C.
American painter Stuart Davis is an artistic mix of modernism, cubism, and a dash of pop. And he felt a responsibility to convey political and consumer culture, so made a point to never go too abstract.
Danny Fox is an artist who credits his success to Instagram. Through it, he's been able to communicate closely with his audience and allows him to share his large autobiographical paintings almost as soon as they're completed.
Kristen Liu-Wong is an illustrator and painter based in Los Angeles. Kristen's work is emotional, and erotic, yet you can't seem to look away. Her paintings are a beautiful mix of explicit and grotesque subjects with soft undertones and color palates.
Daniel Gordon is a photographer, painter, and collage artist living and working in New York. With photography being the main focus in his practice, there are equal parts sculpture and collage in each meticulous piece. Gordon's work incorporates hundreds of internet print outs layered with magazine and newspaper cut outs, which are pieced together in a three dimensional fashion and then photographed to create an ecstatic yet visually peaceful scene.
Wayne White is an American artist, art director, painter, illustrator and puppeteer born and raised in Chattanooga. His paintings consist of generally oversized, three-dimensional text that floats on an abstract landscape or another illustration. Wayne is currently living and working in Los Angeles. He has made art for many television shows, but is most commonly known for his designs on "Pee-Wee's Playhouse."
Stacey Rozich is an illustrator and painter who creates folkloric narratives that draws inspiration from various cultural references. Her intricate pieces come to life with watercolor and gouache. Stacey currently lives and works in Seattle, WA, but is constantly traveling to influence her artwork.
Alex Katz is a Russian painter born in New York. Katz studied painting at Cooper Union under Morris Kantor (also a Russian artist) in the early 1940's. He was heavily influenced by advertisements, billboards, and films of the 60's, which lead to his "dramatic crops" and large scale portrait paintings.