Discover the Best Young Artists to Collect in 2022

Each fall for the last ten years, our curators have published their definitive list of recent art school graduates and up-and-coming artists you should invest in now. This year they’ve found 37 trailblazing emerging artists—many of whom have recently graduated from BFA and MFA programs—who are making some of the most compelling and collectible art today.
Some are tackling contemporary social issues in their work, others are experimenting with digital technology, many are redefining traditional art styles, and all are creating powerful work that will beautify your home and has a strong potential to increase in value.
Discover them, support them, and collect their work today.
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Meet Our Curators
Our curators draw on years of rich experience in the art world to identify recent graduates from the best schools around the world who are on the rise and garnering international acclaim.
Chief Curator & VP Art Advisory, Saatchi Art
Rebecca Wilson was formerly a Director at the Saatchi Gallery, London, where she was instrumental in the launch of the gallery’s online presence. In 2007 she created New Sensations, a prize for art students which identifies and supports the most exciting emerging artists in the UK. Prior to joining the Saatchi Gallery, Rebecca worked for 14 years in book and art magazine publishing: she was editor of ArtReview, and before that deputy editor of Modern Painters.
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Artist Community & Curation Manager
Aurora Garrison has a B.A. in Art History and International Affairs from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon and an M.A. in World Heritage Studies from the University of Turin in Italy. Prior to joining Saatchi Art in 2018, Aurora worked at auction houses, museums, and galleries, including Christie’s in San Francisco, the J. Paul Getty Museum, Auctionata Paddle8, and Revolver Gallery in Los Angeles. With a focus in world heritage preservation and conservation, Aurora has presented research on protecting cultural heritage in times of conflict at academic conferences in the US and Italy.
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Manager of Art Advisory and Curation
Erin Remington has a Masters in Modern Art History, Theory and Criticism, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Azusa Pacific University. She studied Art and Art History at the American University of Paris and has over a decade of experience in fine arts. Erin is motivated by exceptional art and working with collectors to select pieces that inspire and elevate their spaces. She believes that art has the ability to inform, inspire, educate, and change how we view the world around us.
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The Activists

Artists often explore the social and political issues of their time. Discover new works that have caught the eyes of our curators for the inspiring ways that they demonstrate resilience, courage, and strength.

Nitashia Johnson
The Earth In You, $1,970
Black Arch, Pain, Black Sole – (Triptych), $1,970

Nigerian American multimedia artist Nitashia Johnson endeavors to “create something magical with traditional art supplies.” The artist has worked professionally as a graphic designer and photographer, often documenting current social issues surrounding the environment and education. She believes that her creative background bolsters her career as a full-time artist and her ability to experiment with traditional mediums and genres to illustrate contemporary messages and stories. 

Nitashia has attended Texas Woman’s University, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and the University of Texas at Dallas.

— For the past year, Nitashia has worked on her non-profit, The Smart Project, a creative after-school program structured for teens and aspiring mentors living in North Texas. 

— Her photography has been featured in notable publications such as D Magazine and The New York Times

— In 2019, she became one of the first women selected for the Sony Alpha Female Creator-in-Residence program.


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The Rule Breakers

Bold art for the adventurous collector. Whether you want art that is subversive or stunning, find it in this collection featuring Rising Stars artists who venture beyond the norm.

Yuezhu Chen
Listen, $1,360
Walking in the Mountains, $1,640

Focusing on themes of psychology, gender, and sexuality, Yuezhu Chen creates semi-abstract paintings using bold color palettes and striking compositions. Building on her study of symmetry and the subconscious versus unconsciousness, Yuezhu embraces the relationship between her figure and their environments to challenge traditional notions of oil painting.

Based in London, Yuezhu holds an MA in fine art with distinction from Central Saint Martins at the University of Art London and a BA in film from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. 

— She was shortlisted for the Cass Art Prize from the Slade School of Art in 2021. 

— Yuezhu has exhibited her work in London, Shanghai, and Beijing, with her most recent solo exhibition at The Koppel Project Hive in London.


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Gemma Thompson
Over the River, $465
A Sounding, Meshes With Another and Another, $1,530

Gemma Thompson uses drawing and printmaking to capture the intangible feeling of place by transforming the essence of sound and rhythm onto paper. Gemma creates unique soundscapes through translated marks and contours that take the viewer on a poetic journey.

Gemma received her BFA in studio practice and contemporary critical studies from Goldsmith, University of London, and her MFA in printmaking from Camberwell College of Art in London. 

— She has shown her work in several galleries across London, including the Espacio Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, Royal Drawing School Gallery, Copeland Gallery, South London Gallery, the Royal Arsenal, Christie’s London, SPACE Studio, and Gallery Maison Bertaux.

— Outside of London, Gemma participated in an exhibition at The Grey Space in the Middle Gallery in The Hague, Netherlands.

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The Trendsetters

The possibilities that technology presents to artists are infinite. Explore a collection of work in which artists adopt new media to reimagine the ways we experience works of art. 

Bethanya Abebe
Nice to Meet You, $545
Train, $5,350

Bethanya Abebe borrows her vibrant color palette from the sights of her childhood surroundings in Ethiopia. Depicting highly-detailed scenes from everyday life, Bethanya uses forms and hues as metaphors for her life and emotions. From gestural shapes, Bethanya works her canvas until the abstracted forms give way to figuration—often incorporating tactile fabrics and embroidery for additional depth. 

Bethanya received her BFA from the University of North Texas and recently graduated from the prestigious MFA painting program at the Pratt Institute in New York.

— In 2021 Bethanya was awarded a New York Foundation of the Arts artist grant. 

— Her works were included in a group exhibition at the Anna Zorina Gallery in Chelsea, New York.


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The New Traditionalists

Rising Stars artists put an innovative spin on the masterful techniques of history. Discover a fresh new take on iconic styles and techniques in this collection from our curators.

Olga Pypno
Diptych, $1,140
Forest, $1,740

Olga Pypno works primarily in painting and film photography to create landscapes that feel ethereal and nostalgic through dark tones and brushstrokes. She aims to identify the sublime within the world around us and consider how modernity affects the traditional perceptions of the sublime.

She earned a BFA with honors from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland with a focus in painting and printmaking.

— Her work has been featured in a number of group exhibitions around Scotland, including the National Galleries of Scotland. 

— Olga is a multidisciplinary artist, sometimes starting with an oil painting and adding photography elements through digitally layering.

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Ryan McKee
Playground in Summertime, $6,900
Cemetery in the Winter, $4,060

Ryan McKee’s paintings read like the nonsensical narratives of a dream, designed to take you somewhere familiar but altogether otherworldly. His realistic style is defined by surreal elements that serve as reminders of the tragedy and humor of the human condition. 

Ryan is a self-taught oil painter from Salt Lake City, Utah. He currently lives and works in Dallas, Texas.

His work was selected to be exhibited at The Other Art Fair, Dallas, in 2022. 

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The Builders

Rising Stars artists put an innovative spin on the masterful techniques of history. Discover a fresh new take on iconic styles and techniques in this collection from our curators.

Llinos Owen
The Daisy, $2,240
Midnight’s Embrace, $5,350

Llinos Owen is a textile artist whose practice begins with written and visual material from her diary. Her tapestries are narrative explorations of memory, relationships, gender, and identity that live within a larger art historical canon through the annals of her respective medium—punch needle rug hooking, an art form dominated by women. 

Llinos is from North Wales and moved to London in 2017 to study painting at Wimbledon College of Arts, where she graduated in 2020.

Her works have been featured in group exhibitions across the UK, with her first solo show, “Thank Your Lucky Stars,” at Orleans House Gallery in 2021. 

—Numerous publications have written about Llinos’s tapestries, including the BBC.

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Utilizing photo collage and still life, Dylan Everett uses experimental techniques to simultaneously speak to contemporary art and culture while questioning traditional notions of taste, sensuality, and beauty and paying homage to LGBTQ-identified creatives. In his fabricated spaces, there is no distinction between highbrow and lowbrow, historical or contemporary. 

Since graduating with an MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design (RSID) in 2019, Dylan has exhibited his photography in galleries across the US.

Dylan held a solo exhibition at the renowned Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts.

His work has been featured in notable publications like Lenscratch and Float Magazine.

Blue Room, $3,210

Latifah A Stranack challenges the traditional perceptions of the female body and gaze through the invented heroines in her paintings. These abstracted heroines depicted in bold colors and thick brushstrokes embody feminine strength and vulnerability through all stages of life and cultures.

Latifah recently graduated with an MFA from Slade School of Fine Art, London, and received a MA from the Royal College of Art, London, in visual communication and a BA (Honors) from Central Martins, London. She has exhibited her work in multiple group exhibitions and currently resides in London.

She has received notable awards such as the Desiree Painting Prize in 2021, the Max Werner Drawing Prize in 2020, and The Terence Cuneo Memorial Trust award in 2020.

Latifah is currently part of In Transit, an online art platform supporting multidisciplinary projects, and previously was an artist resident at Colart Winsor & Newton in London.

The Pursuit of Paradise, $7,450

Social bonds are examined through a mental health lens in Rachel Rodrigues’s pink-tinged paintings. Her compositions resemble snapshots from a family photo album—fleeting moments that help shape our identity. The lighting, expressions, and body language of Rachel’s subjects hint at their inner experiences and relationship to one another. 

Currently based in London, Rachel earned her Ph.D. in psychology from Imperial College London.

Rachel was shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize in 2020. 

She has exhibited her work with notable galleries across London, such as Highgate Contemporary Art, Ashurst Gallery, Hoxton 253 Art Project Space, and Blyth Gallery.

Night Crawlers in Highbury Grove, $860

Artist Ferguson Amo uses hyperrealistic drawings, photographs, and installations to capture the contemporary African identity. Examining the effects of diaspora on cultural identity, Ferguson invites the viewer to question how we can move the image of blackness towards emancipation. 

Ferguson received his BA in digital art from Manhattan College and MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Currently residing in New York City, Ferguson has exhibited his works in numerous solo and group shows in the New York City area.

In 2021 Ferguson held a solo exhibition at the Kente Royal Gallery in New York City.

—His work was shown in group shows at UNTITLED ART FAIR in San Francisco, VisArts in Washington, DC, Regular Normal in New York City, and International Independent Art Fair in Harlem.

Ikechukwu, $6,400

Mich Miller is a Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary artist working across painting, printmaking, and installation. Mich’s work challenges traditional perceptions of color theory by using color as a cultural signifier with distinct, societal meaning. Their art practice is informed by queer histories, transmuting personal experiences into dense layers of shape and shade. Drawn towards highly saturated colors and chemical reactions, Mich subtly pays tribute to scientific discoveries connected to their trans identity.

Mich earned their BFA from the School of the Artist institute of Chicago and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 2021.

In 2018 they co-founded The Print Shop LA—a collaborative printmaking studio in Los Angeles, which offers internships, collective studio access, and artists-in-residence programs. 

—Mich has exhibited work in solo and group shows, including Lyles & King in New York City, New Image Art Gallery in West Hollywood, Super Chief Gallery in Los Angeles, All Star Press in Chicago, and Ladies’ Room in Los Angeles. 

—They have collaborated on projects with major brands such as Pitchfork Music Festival, Vans, Psycho Bunny, and Facebook. 

Ikechukwu, $6,400

Aparna Sarkar’s paintings are born from her queer, diasporic experiences. Colliding elements of memory and myth, abstraction and figuration, and flatness and perspective, Aparna creates works that highlight the instability of the self and disrupt the traditional ideal of formal hierarchy. 

Located in Brooklyn, New York, Aparna holds an MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence, Rhode Island, and a BA in mathematics from Pomona College in Claremont, California. She has exhibited in multiple galleries, and her work is held in collections internationally.

Aparna was awarded full scholarships to attend residencies with Jentel Foundation in Wyoming, Manhattan Graphics Center in New York, Obracadobra in Oaxaca, and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild in New York.

She has exhibited her work across New York and Rhode Island at the 1969 Gallery, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, Field Projects, Pace University Gallery, and the RISD Museum.

Divers II, $3,610

Joanna Holisz’s oil paintings sit at the poles of absurdity and mundanity. Defined by exaggerated color tensions that coexist within childlike brushstrokes, Joanna’s paintings seek to deconstruct magnificent pieces in history and leave the viewer to wander through conflict and chaos.

Joanna received her BA (Honors) in painting and printmaking from The Glasgow School of Art and currently lives in Glasgow, Scotland. Her works are regularly included in exhibition spaces throughout Glasgow and Vienna.

Joanna was shortlisted for The Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries Annual Exhibition in 2023. 

—She is a co-creator at New Wave Press, an online publication and exhibition space for early and emerging artists and writers. 

She is a committee member of The Alternative Degree Show Festival—a student-led initiative that takes place in exhibition venues throughout Glasgow.

Steam Cloud (Blue Lines), $860

Nicole Schonitzer’s work actualizes a space where formal abstraction and bodily narrative collide. In her constructed world, there is power in softness, impulsivity is celebrated, and tenderness rules.

Nicole Schonitzer holds an MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design (RSID) in Providence, Rhode Island, and a BA from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Her work has been shown in galleries in New York City, Chicago, Poughkeepsie, Providence, and London.

Nicole has been featured in multiple group exhibitions, including the online “Contemporary Art Show” with Art & Object and “Feminized” at Gelman Gallery in Providence.

Her work has been in publications like Create! Magazine.

Rays, $2,860

Inspired by her daily interactions and family photographs, Milica Lazarevic explores themes of the individual, identity, and the relationship humans have with society and nature. Portrayed mostly in muted and cool tones, Milica creates stylized scenes that give a sense of nostalgia. 

Milica received her MFA from the University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia, where she is now pursuing her Ph.D.

Milica has won awards with the Foundation Velickovic in Belgrade, Dafen Biennale in Shenzhen, China, and the Faculty of Applied Arts at the University of Arts in Belgrade.

—Recently, she has exhibited at Gallery Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Gallery O3ONE in Belgrade.

Shelter, $2,080

Using washes of color and unexpected compositions, Daniel Bauman depicts unfamiliar spaces unfolding across his canvases. Just as his unplanned creative process brings unpredictable development and discovery, Daniel’s oil painting reveals the fluidity of space and time, expressing the ever-changing aspects of the environment, society, and people.

Based in Chicago, Daniel received a BS in architecture from the University of Maryland and an MFA in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2022. His works have been exhibited in group exhibitions across Milwaukee and Chicago.

He received the Leonard Rosenfeld Merit Scholarship from the Art Students League of New York in 2017. 

Daniel’s work was published in Art Maze Magazine’s “Summer Issue 23” in 2021.

Sun Spa, $2,710


Res’s photography centers on the intimate experiences they encounter as a queer trans artist. Each still-life, taken entirely from their perspective, evokes a visceral response by addressing the political through the personal.

Res received their BA in sociology and studio art from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and their MFA in photography from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. They currently reside in Stockholm, Sweden, where they intend to complete a post-master’s program in curation.

They have exhibited their work throughout the US at Shulamit Nazarian in Los Angeles, Casemore Kirkeby in San Francisco, Invisible-Exports in New York City, and BRIC in Brooklyn.

Their work has been shown in publications including Aperture, Cultured Magazine, Girls Like Us, Matte Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Vice Magazine.

Self-Portrait (Warm), $2,170

Mathew Fierke’s paintings embrace bold, saturated colors juxtaposed with harsh, black outlines to capture the standardized images of the digital age. Initially inspired by urban subjects of digital photography, Mathew paints recognizable motifs from pop culture to evoke themes of death, privacy, and memory. 

Mathew received his BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver, Canada. 

Mathew’s work has been exhibited across Vancouver, including at the Emily Carr University Writing Center, the Royal Bank of Canada Media Gallery, North Vancouver Community Arts Council, and the Renegade Art Studios.

Windows, $590

Gala Bell is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice cultivates two strands of making—one honoring tradition by embodying precepts of classical and baroque, and the other seeking to disrupt it. Using unconventional materials and methods usually found in a kitchen, Gala transforms her studio into a lab of material transformation, creating busts made of sugar and deep-fried paintings.

Gala holds an MA in painting from the Royal College of Art in London and a BA (Honors) in fine art from City & Guilds of London Art School. She has exhibited in multiple museums and galleries, including The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The London Design Festival, The Design Museum in London, the Korean Cultural Institute in Berlin, and Galerie der HBKsaar in Saarbrücken, Germany.

Gala was commissioned by BBC One and Tate and Lyle for her sugar sculptures, with a piece acquired by the Tate and Lyle Museum archive in London.

She was shortlisted for the Ashurst Art Prize in 2021, featured in Sotheby’s Made in Bed Magazine, Dazed, Art Reveal Magazine, and interviewed on the To The Studio podcast.

The Yellow Oleander, $2,140

A Vancouver-based artist, Hanna Bang challenges perceptions of physical and virtual space in her flattened depictions of interiors dotted with abstract figures. Utilizing imagery from Korean mass media and American popular culture, Hanna constructs synthetic realities overrun with electronic devices and screens to illustrate the omnipresence of the internet in today’s society. 

Hanna attended Emily Carr University Arts + Design in Vancouver, Canada, where she received a BFA in fine art. She recently exhibited her work in Vacant Museum’s online show, “The Next Generation.”

Hanna is a multidisciplinary artist, working across painting, digital photography, documentary film, and performance art.

She has received various grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council.

Hanna worked with Pepsi for a series of LIFEWTR water bottles featuring her design. 

Horse Riding, $5,550

Through expressive color combinations, textures, motifs, and materials, Nina Shishkina’s textiles capture dualities of the visual and tactile as well as the sacred and profane. At the core of these juxtaposing themes lies the exploration of womanhood.

Nina received her BA in fashion textiles from the London College of Fashion and her MFA in textiles with a focus on weaving and print from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

Her embroidery was published in Vogue Italia “Talents’ 15.” 

Nina served as Chief Embroiderer for the Couture Maison Ulyana Sergeenko.

Womanhood Kimono Series, $4,850

A lifelong fascination with geometric patterns and clean lines drew Edward Chao to architectural photography. Interested in minimalism and monochrome, he takes heavy influence from the deadpan style of image-making—an objective, detached, and technically masterful approach rich in visual information. 

Edward attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and obtained his BFA with an emphasis in photography and video. He is a Taiwanese-Canadian artist currently based in Chicago.

A photograph of Edward’s was selected as the Editors’ Pick in the 2017 LensCulture Street Photography Awards.  

He exhibited at The Other Art Fair in Chicago in 2019 and 2020.

Spiral, $700

Living and working in London and Taiwan, Yi Ling Lai brings an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural dialogue to her paintings. With a background in calligraphy art, Yi Ling seeks to deconstruct traditional Chinese calligraphy, using abstract lines to create a universal rhythm that spans time and space.

Yi Ling received her BFA in calligraphy art and Chinese painting from the National Taiwan University of Art and her MFA in fine art from Kingston University in London.

Yi Ling was shortlisted for Bloomberg’s New Contemporaries in 2021 and completed a residency at Blue Shop Cottage AMASSA in Mauroux, France, in 2021. 

Her works have been exhibited in galleries worldwide, across the UK, France, and Taiwan.

Untitled0312, $1,835
Effortlessly blending and employing colorful palettes with abstract geometric patterns, Sonia Bensouda constructs Surrealist compositions with multi-layered collages in her photographs. Drawing inspiration from her interior architectural background, she playfully portrays the relationship between people and the environment, exploring the presence and absence of bodies and spirits in both physical and virtual spaces. Sonia received her MA in interior and spatial design from Chelsea College of Art in London, where she now lives and works. Sonia was shortlisted and exhibited for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize in 2020.In 2020, she showed her work at the Talented Art Fair in London, UK. 
The Reversed Hotel, $198

Harlan Goldman-Belsma’s paintings and drawings embrace objects and spaces of the mundane that exude an appreciation for the world around him. Utilizing faded hues and delicate pen marks, Harlan explores feelings of warmth, nostalgia, and familiarity in his work.

Harlan received his BFA from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2021 and now lives and works in Venice, California.

His works have been exhibited in various shows at UCLA’s Department of Art.

In 2021, the Daily Bruin—UCLA’s student-run newspaper—published an article on Harlan and his work.

Alley Chairs, $1,145

Matilda Barretta’s contemporary figurative paintings capture moments of silent drama—similar to a film still. Mysterious and a little bit intense, Matilda’s figures quietly hint at the larger narrative yet simultaneously portray the action and urgency of the moment captured. To further build the drama and mystery of her narrative scenes, Matilda employs thin layers of paint, vibrant colors, and harsh angles that charge her compositions with emotion and uncertainty. 

Matilda has studied at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, L’Ecole de Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, and the University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts in the UK.

—Matilda has exhibited her work throughout London and Glasgow, including Avalon Cafe, Wasp Studios, Rabbit Skin, The Glue Factory, and Hanson Street Studios.


Untitled (Three), $3,200

Inspired by the landscape surrounding her, Jasmine Mills paints abstracted compositions of strange, spiritual, and surreal places. Jasmine aims to depict narrative scenes that explore the relationship and interactions between figures and the landscapes they exist within. 

Based in Cornwall, UK, Jasmine was the first in her class at Falmouth University, Falmouth School of Art, where she received her BA in fine art. She has exhibited her work in numerous galleries, including The Yare Gallery in Great Yarmouth, Centrespace Gallery in Bristol, and the Tremenheere Gallery in Cornwall. 

Jasmine is a Newlyn Society of Artists member (based in Cornwall, UK).

She has been featured in Drift Magazine, an international print magazine devoted to coffee culture.

Night Time Antics, $3,995

Influenced by the women in her family, Sylvia Batycka uses antique photographs with muted and hazy colors to create a sense of storytelling in her figurative paintings that explore female narratives. Sylvia describes herself as “an archivist,” transcribing photographs of women to her canvas—actively breaking from the constraints of time and connecting the past and present.

Slyvia holds an MFA in fine art from Wimbledon College of Art at the University of London. 

—Recently, she had a solo exhibition at One Paved Court in London.

—She was a finalist for ING Discerning Eye Competition in 2020 and The Ingram Collection Purchase Prize for Young Contemporary Talent in 2019.

Lilly blowing the kiss. 25.12.2020., $1,040

Drawing inspiration from performance theater, Tobias Francis’s oil paintings employ abstracted figures to achieve visual artificiality. Starting with imagery from second-hand books, Tobias blends visual elements from literature and history to depict fictional scenes, allowing the absurd and uncanny to unfold on the canvas.

Tobias received a BA (Honors) in painting from Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland.

He received the John Kinross Scholarship Award from the Royal Scottish Academy in 2021.

Tobias was longlisted for the Robert Walters Group UK New Artist of the Year Award in 2021 and the John Moores Painting Prize in 2020.

Chasing Rainbows, $2,490

Currently living and working in Nanjing, China, artist Kaijia Zheng is deeply interested in Chinese Taoist philosophies and Zen Buddhist teachings. Through her continual study and fascination with these ancient philosophies and schooling, Kaijia has formed her own aesthetic style that incorporates Taoist and Buddhist theories. For example, in the Zen system of thinking, the mirror symbolizes the pure of mind. Similarly, Kaijia sees her paintings as a mirror of herself, acting as a portal into the depths of her unconsciousness and reflecting her inner senses and thoughts. 

Kaijia received her BFA from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, Italy, and her MFA from the Royal College of Art in London, UK. 

The artist has shown her work in galleries internationally, in cities such as London, Milan, Rome, Paris, and Beijing.

Notable exhibitions include “Seeable and Sayable,” at No Space in Beijing; “White Box Series,” at White Box Art Space in Beijing; “Thumbnails,” at Hockney Gallery in London; “Ten Metaphors,” at Safehouse Gallery in London; and “Simu-Lacres” an online exhibition with No Space in London.

Relatum’s Double, $8,110

Ami works with unique textile techniques to create irregular and infinitely variable natural forms that fill the surface of her canvases. Having a deep scientific and spiritual curiosity, Ami explores the vibration and connection between the human mind and objects represented by fiber materials and repeated textures and colors.

Ami, originally from Seoul, Korea, received a BFA in fashion design from Parsons The School of Design in New York City, where she currently resides and works. She has exhibited her work in New York, London, Paris, and Seoul at notable galleries such as Ethan Cohen Kube, the Royal Society of American Art, Holy Art Gallery, Gallerie Dièse, and the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art.

—Recently, her artwork contributed her work to a multi-disciplinary project with the Museum of Modern Art and Bronx Museum in New York City.

—Ami is an artist with the Immigrant Artists Mentoring Program at the New York Foundation for the Arts, granted by the Puffin Foundation.

—She has an upcoming residency program at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, for Interdisciplinary Practices in Bio Art.


Deep Into Your Wounds, $1,080

Exploring and questioning the use of certain materials, mixed-media artist Rachel Daly reflects on the occupation of space and simplified forms in the environment. Rachel’s work is an abandonment of rules, deconstructing materials and objects to reimagine and recreate them. In her recent Black Flower series, she reshapes oil paints into a medium with a sense of space and dimension.

Rachel graduated from Camberwell Art School and Chelsea Art School in London and currently resides in Connecticut, US.

She has exhibited at The Other Art Fair Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, and Brooklyn.

Her works have been showcased at Red Dot Art Fair in Miami and Art Expo in New York City. 

Orchid, $495

Nikolajs Klimovs’s work expresses cognitive, spatial, and color interplay in an abstract form. The choice of paper medium is deliberate, an exercise in relinquishing ingrained anxieties brought on by perfectionism and the drive for control, with shapes cut free-hand and fixed all at once, using no markings or rearrangements.

Nikolajs graduated from the London College of Fashion with a BA in fashion design technology. Born in Latvia to Russian parents, the artist moved to London in 2004, where he now lives and works.

After graduating, he started a career in luxury fashion that spans over a decade.

His most recent series, Free and Fragments, addresses overcoming mental health challenges through subtle abstract expressionist forms.

Fractured, in Red No. 3, $870

Taking cues from Cubist artists, Hank Ehrenfried expands on their planar studies with the dimensionality of collage. After cutting, folding, and layering archival imagery, drawings, and studio ephemera and pinning the creation to his studio walls, Hank paints the final composition. The result is a multifaceted viewing experience that encourages contemplation of the fixed and the moveable.

Hank holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

In 2019 Hank completed a 6-month residency at the Trestle Art Space in New York.

His solo exhibitions include shows at Welcome Gallery in Charlottesville, Virginia; Quappi Projects in Louisville, Kentucky; and AuxierKline, New York, New York. 

January 13, 2022 5:17pm, $2,170

Glasgow-based artist, Oscar Marcus Boyle explores themes of neurodivergence, phenomenology, and anthropocentrism in his mixed-media paintings, drawings, and prints. Oscar’s brightly colored gestural works invite viewers to question the cultural history of his subject matter.

Oscar earned his BA at the Slade School of Fine Art at The University of College in London, UK. He is currently located and pursuing his MLitt at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland.

Oscar’s work has been published by the literary zine, Versification, and Eyot Magazine.

The Breadbasket Man, $1,140

Thomas Hjelm is a multidisciplinary artist working predominately across print, painting, and sculpture. Employing a combination of custom printers and scanners, Thomas constructs sculptural collages that reference colloquial and everyday language, affectations, and slogans. Thomas breaks down modern communication, digital, and print media in his tactile compositions displaying styles of speech that are highly persuasive, informative, or commemorative. 

Thomas obtained his BA (Honors) from the Chelsea College of Art & Design at the University of the Arts London and his MA from the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London.

Thomas has exhibited his work extensively throughout London at galleries such as Saatchi Gallery, RCA, and Truman Brewery. 

He was awarded the HIX Award, an annual competition at the CNB Gallery in London, the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize, and the Roman Road Residency at The Columbia in London.

G.L.D. – Good Life Decisions, $8,100