Archive for May 28, 2014

Artist of the moment……Siassie Kenneally

Siassie Kenneally is a wonderful Inuit graphic design artist born in Iqalugajuk, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1969. The artist works mainly with coloured pencil on paper.

Both of her parents were master Inuit artists. Her father was Qaqaq Ashoona, he will be an upcoming profile. Her mother was Mayoreak Ashoona, already profiled here.

Kenneally is renown for her coloured pencil works. For subject matter the artist portrays rocks, the inner parts of a seal, and the Inuit landscape.

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The Ashoona clan has produced many museum caliber artists, and this artist is no exception. Kenneally has great drawing skills!


Artist of the moment……..Ian Cook

Ian Cook is a contemporary artist from Great Britain renown for the way he applies paint, more so than his art! Ian Cook paints using radio controlled cars instead of brushes! His subject matter on most occasions, the automobile.

Ian Cook was born in Birmingham, United Kingdom in the year 1983. For his artistic education Ian Cook attended the Winchester School of Art. Cook also studied in Latvia.

A link to the website of artist Ian Cook:

In this clip we see the artist at work on piece using a radio controlled car:

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In this clip we see a time lapse work of the Ian Cook painting a Nissan:

What a creative way to apply paint! Other artists who use the automobile as a subject include John Chamberlain and Robert Bechtle.


Artist of the moment……Jules Emile Zingg

Jules Emile Zingg was an French painter born in Montbeliard, France in the year 1882. His father was a maker of clocks. As a young man the boy often drew and also studied the production of clocks. As a youngster he painted peasants and farm scenes.

For his artistic education Zingg attended the Ecole des Beaux Artes first in Besacon, France and then Paris, France.

Jules Emile Zingg passed away in 1942.

Zingg is part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art located in Paris, France.

price range information: Works range from $3,000 to $40,000. Zingg painted in watercolors and oils.