Graffiti artist Yuval Gold was born in the 70’s in the rougher part of Tel Aviv’s suburbs. By the time he was 5, much to the dismay of his busy working mum and his teachers, he was already painting on his bedroom and classroom walls! It was then his mum started noticing her son’s artistic talent and need for free expression.
Asya Simon, born and raised in Moscow began painting as a young girl, and from 2008 to 2013 studied at the University of Art and Design in Moscow mastering her talents in both painting and graphic design. In seeking her personal artistic voice, she began to explore contemporary art form, in particular pop art. Here she was able to use her years of classical training, in color, composition and drawing to her advantage, allowing herself the freedom to explore and create her unique artistic expression.
Lior Yahav was born in 1973 in a suburb of Tel Aviv to a Yemenite family, most of whom are dedicated to art, the manufacture of authentic jewelry, and painting. His father and uncle worked for over fifty years in the professional restoration and framing of paintings. Lior was exposed to art from his early years, and already as a youngster he saw it as his calling.
Lee Kaplan was born in Moscow in 1989.
Lee Studied architecture for 9 years (graduated the Moscow Architectural Institute), but was always really keen on drawing and painting.
She had been working as an architect for a couple of years and it helped her to realize that the only thing she should do – is art, so she began to draw illustrations for books, magazines and websites.
Marina Raiskin was born in 1973 in Almaty, then the capital city of Kazakhstan.
From 1990 until 1995 she studied in the Faculty of Drawing and Graphics at Almaty State University.
Upon completing her studies, she pursued a combined professional life that integrated drawing and design together with yoga. To that end, she embarked in a journey of investigation and study of this discipline, especially the spiritual philosophical facet that originates in Hindu thought.
KY was born in Singapore in 1948. He resides and works in Singapore.
The playfulness of Huang’s sculptures and paintings offer a different connection between the natural and the artificial.
Huang helped the grandmaster Lee Man Fong. From this renowned artist he learned the points in composition, balance and form.
He got to know many of Singapore’s pioneer artists (such as Seah Kim Joo, Thomas Yeo, Chen Wen Hsi and others).
Vladimir Mingar (Vova) was born in 1965 in the small Siberian town of Bodoebo.
From an early age Vova was fascinated with art and loved drawing and creating clay sculptures, taking part in an art school special program for gifted and talented students.
In 1980 Vova moved to Leningrad (later St. Petersburg), Russian capital of art and culture.
He spent a significant portion of his childhood living with his parents in various foreign countries. This influenced his creative worldview and exposed him to different cultures.
He continued traveling the world throughout his 20s, mainly in the Far East. During those trips he became familiar with the ancient silkscreen serigraph technique.
Anna Arshinov was born in 1994 in Yalta, Ukraine – a beautiful resort city on the southern shore of the Crimean Peninsula. Anna and her younger brother spend numerous hours playing outdoors, discovering nature, exploring Yalta’s unique landscapes and it’s picturesque surroundings. Anna began her art training at the local art school, focusing mostly on painting. In 2009 Anna immigrated to Israel, where she continued her art studies.