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Featured Artists

Seeking inspiration? Check out the artwork of these fabulous Featured Artists. Find out what inspires them and what techniques they use to create their art. Art is Fun showcases the artwork of contemporary artists who excel in their medium, demonstrate insight into the working process, and display dedication and passion for their art.

Each page includes an in-depth artist interview so that you can get inside the head of the artist and learn more about their creative process.

Whimsical Contemporary Artist - Lemon Shortbread
Lemon Shortbread
whimsical art
pens & markers
Quirky realist art by Karen Hull
Karen Hull
quirky realism
colored pencils & graphite
Floral Contemporary Artist: Delmus G. Phelps
Delmus G. Phelps
classical realism

Color Pencil Artist: Richard Klekociuk

Richard Klekociuk
realism & abstract
colored pencils

Cute and Whimsical Art by Mariann Johansen-Ellis

Mariann Johansen-Ellis
whimsical art
painting & printmaking

Abstract Contemporary Artist: Reginald Laurent

Reggie Laurent
Cool Contemporary Artist: John A. Kurtz
John A. Kurtz
whimsical & funky
acrylic & colored pencils
Contemporary Ink Artist: Eli Helman
Eli Helman
pen & ink

Narrative art of Paul Richmond

Paul Richmond
narrative art
acrylics & oils
Whimsical Abstract Art
Lindy Gaskill
abstract & whimsical
Explore realism in art with Mike Ivey
Mike Ivey
oils & colored pencils  
Funky Portrait Artist: Jess Swift
Jess Gonacha
whimsical & composite
mixed media
Detailed Pencil Drawings by Doreen Cross
Doreen Cross
pencil & colored pencil
Mandala artist Stephanie Smith
Stephanie Smith
multi media
Pen and Ink Art by Sue Pownall
Sue Pownall
pen & ink
Crayon artist: Kristina Nelson
Kristina Nelson
realist art
Pastel Pencil Artist: Colin Bradley
Colin Bradley
realist art
 pastel pencils
Mixed Media Artist Richard Tuvey
Richard Tuvey
landscapes, still lifes
& portraits
Naive Expressionism by Katerina Mertikas
Katerina Mertikas
naive expressionism
Ocean Art by Alan Minshull
Alan Minshull
ocean art
Funky Contemporary Artist: Jessica Swift
Jessica Gonacha
composite art
mixed media
Doodle Art by Dia Stafford
Dia Stafford
doodle art
mostly ink 
Realistic Art by Allen Palmer
Allen R. Palmer
multi media
Colorful Detailed Art by Kirsten McCrea
Kirsten McCrea
detailed & patterned
paint & ink 


Would you like to be a Featured Artist on Art is Fun?

Art is Fun selects artists to be featured on this site based on the merit of their artwork, as well as their ability to write about their artwork and creative process. If you would like to be considered to be a Featured Artist on this site, please fill out the form below.

To be considered as a Featured Artist on this site, you must:

  • have a complete body of work that includes at least 10-12 pieces in the same style
  • have an online portfolio that showcases your work - preferably your own website, but it is also acceptable if you regularly post your work on your blog or flickr account, etc
  • be willing to answer, in detail, questions about your art and artistic process (you will receive an email with questions if you are chosen)
  • preference will be given to artists who can include in-progress photos of at least one of their artworks

You don't have to be famous to be a featured artist on this site; you don't have to be in galleries or anything - you just have to have passion for your work!

Your submission is much appreciated and all applications will be reviewed. Please note that due to the high volume of submissions, not everyone will be selected, and it is not possible to respond individually to each applicant. Thank you for your interest!

Featured Artist Application Form
Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
First Name*
Last Name*
E-mail Address*
Web Site URL
Medium (acrylic, colored pencil, etc)*
Style of art (realism, abstract, etc)*
If you do not have a website, where can we find your work online?
Please tell us a bit about your art.*

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