Halimah Wright Artist Profile

Halimah has one of the most niche and cool markets Matboard and More has even seen! She creates artistic educational posters for Dentists and uses our mattes for display!

BIO

I’ve been an artist as far back as I can remember. Creating pottery out of mud in the backyard, mashing wild berries to make paint, helping my mom paint walls in the house, decorating rooms, etc.

I always knew that whatever profession I would choose, I would incorporate art into it. I became a dental hygienist 10 years ago and had to figure out how to express my artistic side. I started an art company, Kouink®, where I design educational and entertaining dental posters. Posters are translated into Mandarin, Portuguese, and Spanish.

My website is www.kouink.com

Marina Mozhayeva Artist Profile

Bio
I am a full-time artist working  in my home studio.  My preferences in art are rooted in the St. Petersburg’s tradition of painting, which developed from the ideas of the Russian Avant-Garde. In my childhood and youth I was fortunate to study under Solomon Levin who was a well known art teacher/artist in St. Petersburg (former Leningrad, my home city). I have lived in US since 1998. I am a member of Associate Artists of Pittsburgh and show my works at exhibitions and Pittsburgh’s galleries.


Best wishes,
Marina Mozhayeva

Carolyn Shoemaker Artist Profile

Carolyn uses Matboard and More materials for her presentations.

BIO

My name is Carolyn and I am an Artist/Designer. My love for art started at a very early age. As a little girl I was always creating, drawing and making cards. I always knew art would figure prominently in my life, professionally and personally.
I studied at the College For Creative Studies in Detroit, where I earned my BA in Graphic Communications. I am an established professional graphic designer, and recently made a switch in priorities from a Full Time Graphic Designer to Full Time Fine Artist. It has been so rewarding to focus more on fine art.  Acrylics are my medium of choice, and my subject matter changes from day to day. I enjoy experimenting with all types of subject matter, color and techniques.

My paintings are for sale on artfinder.com. I recently was invited to exhibit my work at the 2015 CCS Alumni Exhibition and had a one women show at Cranberries Café in Goodrich, Michigan. Also, I have paintings exhibited at the South Haven Art Center, in South Haven, Michigan and the Crooked Tree Art Center in Traverse City Michigan.

I am inspired  by Vincent Van Gogh, Jackson Pollack, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol and so many more! From abstracts to realistic landscapes and flowers, I am exploring it all and enjoying every moment.

Thank you for your consideration,

Carolyn Shoemaker, csomatic@hotmail.com248-736-3651

Matboard and More is profiling artists and groups that use our products as part of the 2015 Photo Contest.  

Debra Marejka Artist Profile

BIO

My name is Debra Marejka & I live in Quebec, Canada. I am an amateur artist preferring to paint in acrylics & a very loose style.

Brushes are tend to be optional for me, as I usually find my self using my fingers, old plastic cards & sometimes even twigs!

Painting for me, is a true pleasure & if someone looks at one of my works & smiles or laughs, then I consider it “mission accomplished”.

Matboard and More is profiling artists and groups that use our products as part of the 2015 Photo Contest.

Rick Angeloni Artist Profile

Rick’s Bio

I am a Creative Director and Designer living and working in Princeton, NJ. My background includes a BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art with a concentration in Graphic Design. I have always had a fascination with photography and recently started using the iPhone as my main instrument for composing, shooting and developing all my work. Photos are displayed as 3 x 3-inch squares to approximate how they are viewed in today’s world of smartphones. My subjects range from landscapes to typographic oddities seen around us, but taken for granted, every day. My goal is translate principles and foundations of graphic design to photography by means of order, symmetry, scale and clarity to communicate a new feeling.

https://instagram.com/rickangeloni/

Matboard and More is profiling artists and groups that use our products as part of the 2015 Photo Contest.