Happy New Year guys. For our first post of the year we’re highlighting our top 5 emerging artists to watch out for this year. Our top 5 highlights a diverse group of emerging male and female artist from a multi-culture of descents. Their work ranges from painting, photography, mixed media and sculptures. Each of them represents remarkable talents of striking aesthetic and styles with tremendous career prospects laying ahead of them. If you are an art lover, artist, art collector or curator, you should keep your eyes on these names as they are sure the make a splash in the art world in the upcoming years.
Lauren Baker is a British contemporary multidisciplinary artist who has her works exhibited internationally. Her works explore the fragility of life, the after life and other dimensions. Lauren has created installations at The Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Britain and the Selfridges window.
Lauren’s passion for animals and conservation motivated her to become an ambassador for Save Wild Tigers which has seen her artwork raise over £50K for the charity. Her recent limited edition “You Blow My Mind” amazingly sold out in just 24 hours.
Lauren’s work is inspired by her time spent in the Peruvian Amazon, In 2012 her art career started with a life-changing trip to South America. Lauren joined a mosaic street-art project in Brazil and spent time in the Peruvian Amazon jungle surrounded by dense vegetation and wildlife. She then researched the best place to study mosaic in the world and developed her skills in Venice (Orsoni, 2012).
Born and raised in Sweden Mira Nameth is an international illustrator and Creative Director. Mira’s work conjure up thoughts of beautiful figures embedded in captivating florals. Reaching from her imagination, Mira’s art extends beyond race, culture or geography.
Mira describes her art as “mixing strong contrasts with softer shapes, figurative imagery with abstract organic forms”. Her work is also influenced by Asian art and elegant Japanese wall paintings of Yore.
Mira’s has worked with big brands such as Cocoa Cola, Ikea and Clinique.
Based in Hamburg, Germany, Muriel started taking pictures at the age of 11. Her aesthetic is “ultra feminine with a dash of grit tossed in to keep it from being too sweet. Her light is clean as freshly fallen snow and pretty as hell”- LONEWOLF MAGAZINE
The outdoors is a key element in Muriel’s work as she draws her inspirations from the most interesting locations. A lot of her influences come from plants and nature as nature cannot be influenced - it sets the conditions, weather and light and you must react to it.