Digital Consciousness Permanent Gallery
Digital Color Winners 2008 and 2009
Each of these artists have been recognized with a Digital Color Award in 2008 or 2009. Click on their names to see a sample of their work and a more detailed biography. They are listed in reverse chronological order as to the month they won.
Philippe Benichou Philippe Benichou (b. 1957) was born in Algeria. Philippe describes his work as for the most part expressive: abstract and abstract expressionist with an intense and free use of color. He uses various media to produce unusual textures, shapes, compositions and color coordination. He believes color has a primitive healing effect provided it contains and aims at harmony. Philippe Benichou is the December 2009 Artist of the Month.
Dan Civa Dan Civa (b. 1939) was born in Denmark. He paints animals, people and nature in warm colors. His glowing pictures with motifs from Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Denmark depict experiences of colorful people in everyday life. Dan Civa is the November 2009 Artist of the Month.
Owen A Kelly Owen built the Mutant Vehicle Polaroid Photo Booth at Burning Man 2009. Photo Booth greeters mingled with the artist and crew of each creation before it was photographed. The essence of each of the artists and their work then emerged in the long held poses they struck. Owen A Kelly is the October 2009 Artist of the Month.
Joan Myerson Shrager Joan Myerson Shrager now works exclusively on the computer, creating all of her paintings using complex software and then printing the work on fine art papers. Joan Myerson Shrager is the September 2009 Artist of the Month.
Jaff Seijas Jaff Seijas paints and draws. His work is a product of a rich and unique imagination in pursuit of self-actualization. Jaff Seijas is the August 2009 Artist of the Month.
Eva Gyorffy Eva Gyorffy (b. 1931) was born Arad, Romania. She studied painting at the University of Fine Arts in Cluj, Romania. Her art of Eva Gyorffy is psychological and expressionistic with signs of symbolism. Eva Gyorffy is the July 2009 Artist of the Month.
Bob Dornberg Bob Dornberg (b. 1940) was born in Los Angeles. He has produced over 950 oil paintings. Images of his work appear on websites of poetry, in printed publications and on book covers. Bob Dornberg is the June 2009 Artist of the Month.
David Derr New Jersey artist David Derr has been drawing since he was a small child. He attended the Art Students League in the 1970s. His images explore what it is to be an imaginative thinking human being. David Derr is the May 2009 Artist of the Month.
Judy Arline Puckett Judy is a digital artist and photographer residing in Louisiana. Her subject is herself and her work is a self reflection. Judy believes each of us should find the inner beauty within ourselves. Judy Arline Puckett is the April 2009 Artist of the Month.
Jason Jenkins Jason was born and raised in Mississippi. He has been drawing and painting all his life. His work mixes realism and overflowing imagination with a unique style of bold, vibrant and energetic paintings. Jason does live paintings alongside bands to create spectacular visual shows. Jason Jenkins is the March 2009 Artist of the Month.
Shepard Fairey Frank Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fairey created a series of posters supporting Barack Obama's candidacy for President in 2008, including the iconic HOPE portrait. Fairey distributed a staggering 300,000 stickers and 500,000 posters during the election campaign. Shepard Fairey is the February 2009 Artist of the Month.
Elizabeth Hack Inner landscapes, including the Wave Series. The paintings of Elizabeth Hack have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions at galleries throughout California Elizabeth Hack is the December 2008 Artist of the Month.
Moses Masoko Moses Masoko (b. 1979) was born in South Africa. Inspired by Picasso, Ben Macala and Gerald Sekoto, he started drawing and painting at an early age. Moses paints geometric shapes in water color. He also curates the Gerald A Lee gallery. Moses Masoko is the November 2008 Artist of the Month.
Jett Vivere Jett Vivere (b. 1987) was born in Paisley and raised in Ayrshire, on the west coast of Scotland. Vivere has had exhibitions in Glasgow and Edinburgh. She uses oil bars for their flexibility and greater control than can be achieved by the direct application of the oils by hand. Jett Vivere is the October 2008 Artist of the Month.
Peter Hudson Peter Hudson is a San Francisco visual artist. He created and installed Tantalus a life-size stroboscopic zoetrope at Burning Man 2008. Tantalus produces an illusion of action from a succession of static pieces. Peter Hudson is the September 2008 Artist of the Month.
Laura Perry-Eklund Laura is an abstract artist from Olive Hill, Kentucky. Growing up in the heart of Appalachia she understands that happiness comes from the simple, natural things in life. Her interests have always been in the natural world, art and psychic phenomena from which she summons artistic visions. Laura Perry-Eklund is the August 2008 Artist of the Month.
Colin Tresadern Colin is inspired by Kabbalah, and explores mystic concepts which, being essentially abstract concepts, are ideally expressed using abstract visual images. Colin Tresadern is the July 2008 Artist of the Month.
The Do LaB The Do LaB is a radical art collective committed to the expansion of minds and the destruction of conventions. Based in downtown Los Angeles, The Do LaB draws inspiration from the organic beauty of the Earth, and from the dazzling lights of its community . . . all of you. The Do LaB's goal is to nurture the creative spark within us all, and to strengthen the connections that bring us together. The Do LaB is the June 2008 Artist of the Month.
Susan Isabella Sheehan Susan works digitally on mindscapes and altered landscapes that explore hidden cores of thought. Her style is mostly surreal, often dark and complex, with a spiritual quality. History and mythology emerge from the images she creates. Susan Isabella Sheehan is the May 2008 Artist of the Month.
Marek Swiatecki Marek Swiatecki is a Polish painter of portraits, landscapes and masterpiece reproductions. His landscapes, done in pastels, are of forests and lakes where lights, shapes and colors create a rare, unusual atmosphere. His masterpiece reproductions, done in oil, are of works by Rembrandt and other XVII Century Dutch still lifes. Marek Swiatecki is the April 2008 Artist of the Month.
Alexander Sadoyan Alexander Sadoyan (b. 1954) was born in Yerevan, Armenia and has resided in Los Angeles since 1996. He graduated from Terlemezian Art College of Fine Arts and has participated in more than 50 exhibitions. Alexander Sadoyan is the March 2008 Artist of the Month.
Norman Engel Norman Engel is a prolific artist specializing in contemporary paintings of women. His approach to painting is reminiscent of the painters of the early twentieth century. His style combines the traditions of the Old Masters with contemporary abstraction to create original canvases of layered color, sensitive line and classical composition. Norman Engel is the February 2008 Artist of the Month.
Gerard Van den Berge Gerard Van den Berge, from the Netherlands is a nature impression photographer. While taking photographs he looks for the horizon and for the abstractness of the sea, the beach and the dunes. Gerard Van den Berge is the January 2008 Artist of the Month.
Other Parts of the Digital Consciousness Permanent Gallery
Digital Color Winners 2010
Digital Color Winners 2006 and 2007
Digital Color Winners 2004 and 2005
Digital Color Winners 2002 and 2003
Digital Color Winners 1999, 2000 and 2001
Renowed Artists
Watercolor Painters
Oil Painters
Pen and Pencil Artists
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