Vetro Artes works on impossible objects
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Vetro Artes works on impossible objects

Hi Vetro Artes! Who are you and what do you do? I’m a Brazilian Visual Artist who loves geometric abstraction and op art, influenced by MC Escher, Victor Vasarely and Bridget Riley. Was there a specific reason for you to start painting? I started making art as a teenager to ease my anxiety issues. And…

Arnaud Loumeau: Geometric op art created behind closed doors
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Arnaud Loumeau: Geometric op art created behind closed doors

Hi Arnaud, please introduce yourself I’m a 43 year old artist, I have glasses, a mustache, some white hair and I live in France. I was born in the suburbs where I had a difficult education. As a child, I already did drawings and music in local groups. Today I live in southern France to…

Álvaro Sepúlveda’s op art creates depth and motion
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Álvaro Sepúlveda’s op art creates depth and motion

Hello Álvaro, who are you? I am a Spanish visual artist with a degree in Audiovisual Communication at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, specializing in physiology and psychology of the perception. Were you interested in art as a child? From a young age I was interested in art and practiced it as a hobby. However, I…

Tom Brooks – Acrylic painting meets digital masking
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Tom Brooks – Acrylic painting meets digital masking

Hi Tom, please tell us something about yourself My name is Tom Brooks. I am a Canadian educator and artist, living just outside of Ottawa, Ontario. I am a graduate of the School of Industrial Design at Carleton University. I have also studied painting at the Ottawa School of Art.  When did you discover painting?…

Laser sharp geometric art by Crispin Holder
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Laser sharp geometric art by Crispin Holder

Hi Crispin, please introduce yourself I studied BAHons Fine Art in the early 1990s. I then worked in the graphic design, digital print and 3D design industry for several years before returning full time to my first passion of painting in 2015. Let’s chat about your interests My interest lies in the definition of form…

Vicky Fashbaugh: Op-Art and geometric abstraction
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Vicky Fashbaugh: Op-Art and geometric abstraction

Hello Vicky, please tell us who you are My name is Vicky and I am from Temple, Tx. I’ve recently graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with my B.F.A. in Art Education. Where do you get your inspiration from? Taking on the title of a hard-edged painter, I paint color-driven wood panels that are…

Guatemalan Op Art by Marush Urruela
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Guatemalan Op Art by Marush Urruela

Please tell us something about your artistic background I was born in Guatemala in 1987, where I currently live. Since I was very young, I enjoyed experimenting and learning new art techniques in after school classes. I developed a strong preference for acrylic painting in college, while studying Graphic Design. It was while living in…

Andy Lepe’s color flow: from chaos to order
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Andy Lepe’s color flow: from chaos to order

Hello Andy, who are you? Hey there, my name is Andy Lepe. My newest series “Shifting Balance” is all about play, positive energy and finding calming clarity through the gentle rhythmic flow of color harmonics. Why did you become an artist? I’ve always been drawn to organized strategic play, whether it was sports, board games…

Super sharp op-art by Pablo Zamudio
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Super sharp op-art by Pablo Zamudio

Pablo, who are you? I’m a self taught artist. I grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, and moved to Vancouver, Canada, in 1997. For 16 years I ran a very special clothing store/gallery where I featured hundreds of artist and organized many cultural events on a monthly basis. From painters and photographers to fashion designers and…

Geometric art by Smoking Joe Perry
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Geometric art by Smoking Joe Perry

Who is Smoking Joe Perry? I am a studio artist based in Pittsburgh, PA. USA. I got my start when I was a young kid playing with play-doh, finger painting and mashing crayons into paper. As time has gone on, my art practice has gone through a myriad of shifts and changes through experimentation and…

Collage art by london based artist Brian Reinker
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Collage art by london based artist Brian Reinker

Hello Brian, please introduce yourself Hello, I am an artist based in London working from Make Space Studios near Waterloo. I studied fine arts painting and architecture at university and after a career in architecture and design I became a full time artist about 4 years ago. What are your favorite materials to work with?…