Visions

Visions: Manzel Bowman

Visions: Manzel Bowman

Manzel Bowman’s mixed media collages are striking and immediately recognizable for their vibrant colors and afro-futuristic themes. Blending imagery from science fiction with ancient symbolism and African people, Manzel’s work inspires thoughtful contemplation as one imagines the stories behind the figures and settings. Manzel described […]

Visions: Benjamin Garcia

Visions: Benjamin Garcia

  Venezuelan artist Benjamin Garcia (http://www.beng-art.com/) creates textured portraits in oil. His paintings seek to bridge the gap between dream and the waking world. Seeming to be the result of an intuitive and meditative process, his multi-layered technique perfectly render the fragmented transitions between the […]

Visions: Wintercroft

Visions: Wintercroft

Just in time for Halloween, download the templates to make these awesome paper masks from Wintercroft’s store on Etsy. Steve Wintercroft is a “Surfer, Shaper, wood worker, occasional potter and maker of wonderful things” from Cornwall, UK. His primary work seems to be the creation […]

Visions: Bartosz Beda

Visions: Bartosz Beda

Bartosz Beda (born in 1984, Poland) relocated himself to the UK in 2008 to study at the Manchester School of Art. After graduating with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2011, and selected for the 2012 Catlin Art Guide for most promising emerging artists […]

Visions: Olaf Hajek

Visions: Olaf Hajek

A renowned illustrator with works in numerous publications including the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and SPIN magazine, Olaf Hajek’s personal exhibitions mix an elegant style and design sensibility with inspirations from folk art, world cultures, and the interplay of living things.  You can find more from Olaf, including recent exhibitions and publications, […]

Visions: Nuria Riaza

Visions: Nuria Riaza

Nuria Riaza is a Spanish illustrator who seems to have an overwhelming love of mutants, tattoos, and those tiny treasures that you so carefully arranged as a child.  She has a wonderful eye for composition, and remarkably seems to create much of her art with a simple […]

Visions: Till Gerhard

Visions: Till Gerhard

Till Gerhard is one of our favorite painters.  Based in Hamburg, Germany, Gerhard paints vibrant, large-scale works of art featuring scenes that seem like memories of a more experimental time, when charismatic leaders mimicked ancient rituals and blinding light hid darker undertones. He has exhibited […]

Visions: Christopher Berry

Visions: Christopher Berry

Christopher Berry is a multidisciplinary art director, designer and illustrator. If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, then you know we are big fans of his work.  There’s something about his aesthetic that really appeals to us at Beasts of Play, perhaps the way […]

Visions: Aaron Feaver

Visions: Aaron Feaver

Aaron Feaver is an LA based Fashion Photographer whose work evokes feelings of both youthful irreverence and a lust for life.  He says he loves old film and natural light, and his work can be seen in a number of excellent publications as well as […]

Visions: ZSO (Sara Blake)

Visions: ZSO (Sara Blake)

ZSO (pronounced |zō|) is the pseudonym of NYC-based illustrator, designer and fine artist Sara Blake.  She’s done work for some major brands including Wired Magazine, Scotch & Soda and Nike, and owns and manages ZSO-NYC, a textile, design, and illustration boutique nestled in the West Village of […]