Not only does Guilherme Lemes give art lovers an immediate feel for his love of life, music and people, but his hypnotic pieces confirm it. The spirited creator seems to leave a trail of heartfelt murals and vibrant illustrations in his wake.
Casey Cripe creates unique and mesmerizing works of art while simultaneously incorporating aspects of science and geography. His pieces of ink and paint on wood and paper never disappoint and are guaranteed to be one of a kind.
This Bay Area contemporary artist offers clean lines, appeasing color combos and some much-appreciated endorphin therapy. While some of her paintings touch on more serious topics, she consistently throws in reminders to “keep it weird” as she lives her life in color.
Eddie Colla is more than worth a follow for both his exploratory photography posts and mixedmedia creations. The artist highlights important themes while capturing one’s attention with his thoughtful “salvage” portraits.
This list wouldn’t be complete without Jhina Alvarado, who never went to art school and painted a figure for the first time in 2009. The self-taught talent now sits with her dog Albert while serving up incredible oil portraits and the occasional sketch in her San Francisco home studio.
Marvin Velasco uses a pen and ink to make his ideas more digestible by shaping them into telling illustrations and compelling cartoons. However, his vivid talents go beyond putting pen to paper with lively displays of oil on linen, canvas and more.
Charmaine Olivia paints ethereal scenes using various mediums, sometimes oil on canvas or acrylic on paper. She perfectly captures the intersection of feminine and natural beauty with the strokes of her paintbrush
San Franciscan painter Hebert Lucio’s new figurative style uses thick brush strokes and fun, colorful characters. His playful pieces demand well-deserved attention and can be admired on his profile or by catching him at an exhibition in the area.