Christophe Dessaigne – Midnight Digital

Christophe was the very first featured artist here on Aves Noir, and we felt he deserved a repost to show off some of his recent work. “The more I was learning about photography, the more I realized how frustrating it could be,” he explains, “most photographers are usually after outstanding natural landscapes and rule out, maybe out of snobbery, digital tools. I consider digital photography as...

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Claire Morgan – Visual Artist

Claire Morgan is an irish visual artist best known for her geometric 3-d nature installations.  She creates surreal moments frozen in time by using thread,each piece conveying a natural statement within the confines of its wholly unnatural shape. Claire has appeared in over a hundred printed and online magazines and several galleries across the globe. Beginning April 27th, those of you in the states can enjoy her...

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Ali Herrmann – Fauvist

Encaustic painting is a technique, most notably used by the ancient Egyptians, in which pigments are added to hot beeswax and then formed into the artist's vision upon whichever medium he or she favors. It is also a technique which frequents the whimsical nature-inspired art of Ali Herrmann, mixed into the fragile textures of seed pods and mica.  Each piece presents us with a tangible quality...

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Emily Valentine

Feathers are never far away in the work of Emily Valentine. What was a readily available material for the artist in her early career as a costume maker and jeweler has evolved to become an ongoing commentary about the status of birds in mankind's insistent hierarchical categorization of life around us. Many varieties of bird life are represented: some exotic, some native and some famously despised, in...

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Cole Gerst

Cole Gerst's new group of work Turf Wars focuses on the continued chaos we inflict upon wildlife and the world around us. As a kid, Cole enjoyed many of these artists' fantastical stories about faraway lands, or conversations with Higher Powers. He was inspired by their ability to create art that revealed the world as only they saw it. Cole's relationship with outsider art is evident...

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Timothy Lantz

Timothy Lantz is an American fantasy artist and comic book illustrator. His tragic romanicism and penchant for representing the essence of mythological symbolism inspires a lasting appreciation in anyone with like taste....

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