20 Independent Artists We’re Into

If you’re stuck in an art rut or on the hunt for new art to put in your space, look no further than these 20 artists to find your next favorite piece.


 

1. Dreama Tolle Perry

 

Perry is a painter and writer whose body of work is based around five things: color, cats, flowers, France, and Italy. Her cats, both named Eddie, are the stars of Perry’s “Eddie and Phyllis” series that matches them with a mouse named Phyllis.

 

The Grand Tour

 

Free Wheelin' in Italy


 

2. Charles Harker

 

Charles Harker’s colorful portfolio is made up of vector art, much of which was created in Mexico where he currently resides.

 

Rumbo a Tenochtitlan (Hot cool)

 

Fire in Los Angeles


 

3. Christine Krainock

 

Painter and contemporary artist Christine Krainock’s striking collection is full of rich colors that come together to create pieces that make any home more inviting.

 

True Blue

 

Tiny Dancer


 

4. R Christopher Vest

 

Vest does it all. From painting, photography, graphic design, illustration, and even bird watching, he turns small moments into beautiful art for any space.

 

Bountiful Valley in Bloom

 

Bike in the Train Station


 

5. Billy Drysdale

 

Drysdale’s motivation as an artist is to create pieces that take the viewer back to simpler times. His most popular pieces evoke a sense of nostalgia and sentiment.

 

Cinque Terra

 

Mission Drive-In


 

6. Jonathan Ball

 

Ball creates what he calls “low brow art” that’s modeled after old video games and fantasy world characters.

 

Treenodirt

 

House2


 

7. Blenda Tyvoll

 

Oregon artist Blenda Tyvoll sees a lot of nature in the Pacific Northwest, which is why many of her most beloved pieces have trees and birds as the subject but she also creates astounding still life paintings of household items.

 

Bird and bee

 

Carrot Bunch Kitchen Art


 

8. Jazzberry Blue

 

With a midcentury modern feel, Jazzberry Blue’s collection has something for anybody who enjoys clean, modern design with lots of color.

 

The Solar System

 

Time Square


 

9. Ginette Callway

 

Ginette Callaway’s work is easily identified by the intricate patterns and subtle brushstrokes that together create powerful works of art. What makes many of her pieces even more unique is that they can be hung different ways, portrait or landscape, making them incredibly versatile.

 

Portofino Fancy Majolica Tile Pattern Décor

 

Abstract I am a Funcky Dog Modern pet Art


 

10. Sharon Johnstone

 

Close up macros and unique perspectives make up Sharon Johnstone’s amazing collection.

 

Beside the sea IV

 

Metal Blue Dandy Sparkle


 

11. Priska Wettstein

 

Wettstein is inspired by nature’s shapes and colors, which makes her collection naturally beautiful.

 

Quest for Solitude

 

Metal Blue Dandy Sparkle


 

12. Matt Beard

 

Matt Beard’s collection of art includes incredible scenic landscapes, often transporting the viewer to a tropical paradise.

 

California Spring

 

The Gift


 

13. Jonas Gerard

 

Based in Asheville, NC, painter Jonas Gerard has a powerful collection of work that’s often abstract, sometimes impressionistic, and always full of colors.

 

Joy Ride

 

Habana Vieja #8


 

14. Mike Dawson

 

Photographer Mike Dawson’s been looking through the lens for almost 30 years and capturing the Earth’s natural beauty. His collection has beautiful landscapes and amazing wildlife shots.

 

Sandhill Crane Explosion

 

Snowy Phlox Sunset


 

15. Peter Williams

 

Peter Williams may be best known as a watercolorist but he also flourishes with pastels, graphite, charcoal, and colored pencils. Many of his works have so much detail they could be mistaken for a photograph.

 

Reservoir Dog

 

As the Crow Flies


 

16. RD Riccoboni

 

RD is an artist in more ways than one. As both a painter and writer, he’s created unforgettable works to depict his travels and journey to become a fulltime artist.

 

Got Cheer!! Pom Pom Gurls

 

La Jolla Cove and Village


 

17.James Neeley

 

For 40 years, James Neeley has been capturing life behind the camera lens. With a passion for HDR photography developed by working as a radiologist and examining medical images, he’s picked up an eye for detail and the ways to capture it.
 

Internal Anatomy

 

The Wave


 

18. Donna Mibus

 

Even at a quick glance of her portfolio, it’s easy to see that Mibus enjoys the midcentury look from furniture to design. Using traditional midcentury colors, shapes, and inspiration, Mibus creates pieces of art that look straight from the era.

 

Turquoise Room No Cat

 

Trapezoids


 

19. Kode Abdo of BossLogic

 

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, artist Kode Abdo is a self-made artist and graphic designer who specializes in creating haunting pieces of art using his camera and sketchbook.

 

Limited Freedom

 

Finding Q


 

20. Silas Toball of Duirwaigh Gallery

 

Toball collaborates with his partner, Angi Sullins, to create ethereal pieces to inspire those who view them.

 

Message from the Muse

 

Onward and Upwards