April 2018 Staff Picks
The following artworks were completed in the month of April by the members of our tribe. Our staff then highlights some which stood out for them. We then present the list to an anonymous juror who may be an art collector, gallery owner, or art writer. The artist whose work which is selected by the juror wins a PayPal cash prize.
Here are the selections for this month.
MEMBERS CHOICE AWARD
guest curators and staff
John Dalton diverse works include painting, writing, music, photography, social practice art, and video , He produces a successful art podcast, Gently Does It. He lives in Kerry, Ireland.
Natalie Holland is a realist artist with focus on portraiture of contemporary humanity. She applies her technical skill and storytelling ability to bring forth en extraordinary dimension in familiar situations and encounters with people. Her paintings open up a personal dialogue with the viewer with whom she aims to establish a unique, emotional connection.
Natalie received her education in St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, started her career as artist in Norway and, after attending the studio of Odd Nerdrum in Oslo, proceeded to exhibit internationally, with gallery shows in Norway, Italy, USA and UK. Currently, she lives and works in London. Here, she exhibited at BP Portrait Award 2009 and several times with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, The Society of Women Artists and Federation of British Artists at Mall Galleries.
Jay Menendez is an artist living in the Midwest. She is PoetsArtists publisher’s assistant and daughter. She curates and is an editor on staff.
Walt Morton is a maker, writer, painter, photographer, creative director, etc.