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44 top expert artists for hire in 2022

March 13, 2022

Artists have an incredible ability to spread an immense amount of joy to the world. Whether you're looking to commemorate someone you lost with a portrait painting, get a custom landscape of your favorite scenic spot in Italy, or get your childhood home into a house portrait painting - there are talented artists that can turn your request into a real, one-of-a-kind handmade masterpiece.

Our team curated a list of 44 top-rated artists that you need to know about if you’re in the market for commissioning art. If you have any questions, email us at hello@mademay.com and our specialists will be happy to hear from you.


#1 - Serguei Zlenko

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portraits (people)

Whether exercising his extraordinary prowess for unusually stirring portraiture, defining the uniquely elegant flavors of ballet, providing the viewer a sense of presence in his chosen landscape or capturing fanciful whims of human imagination with charm and warmth, Serguei Zlenko characteristically delivers scenes of striking depth and passion. The delicate grace of his tunings of detail, the bold fervor of movement apparent in the strokes with which he enunciates the spirit of an implied motional nature in figures at rest and a fierce regard for the attributes and demands of light define the signature traits of style in Zlenko''s paintings. If you would desire to find artistic terrain which weds the respective dispositions of classical and contemporary approach, you will be well served by examination of this work. Zlenko furnishes a cross section of his most familiar focuses of subjects, rendered, as always, with irreproachable commitment, dignity and flair.

#2 - Simon Carr

Location: Gelnica, Slovakia

Artist type: Digital Artist

Art specialties: Portrait

Hello, my name is Simon and I’m a professional portrait artist with 25 years of experience. Painting and creating art is what I live for and find the most meaningful. My art is exclusively digital but I started out as an oil painter and so I strive to create digital portraits that have the same look, feel and brushwork of traditional paintings. I take every commission that I receive very seriously and will produce the best work that I’m capable of to insure that you’re completely satisfied with the finished painting. I’m a published artist and have been featured in multiple publications around the globe. I look forward to working with you!

#3 - Mariah Kaminsky

Location: Durango, Colorado

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets

Born in 1974, Mariah Kaminsky grew up with a large Midwestern family in Northern Indiana. After graduating from Ball State University in 1997, working in Theatre Arts for a few years, and then marrying in 2001, Mariah & her husband (Jason) packed up and moved to the small mountain town of Durango, CO. Inspired by the beauty of her new home, Mariah found herself drawn back to her roots as a fine artist and returned to the study of portrait painting. Working primarily in oil on canvas, Mariah’s current subject matter focuses on portraits of children and beloved furry friends. Finding that these subjects naturally lend themselves to positivity, optimism and joy; the themes that she finds the most urgency to highlight in today’s turbulent society. With each new work she pushes the boundary between classical and contemporary styles.

#4 - Kylie Bender

Location: Roseville, California

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Pets

Hello! My name is Kylie, and I have been doing commission work for about eight years now, but I have been making art since I was very young. I started seriously painting in high school and took additional classes in college. Dogs have always been a huge part of my life, so when I began painting, dogs were naturally something that I loved to paint! I have used several different mediums, but I have found oil and acrylic paints to be my favorite.

#5 - Tanya Powell

Location: Dallas, Texas

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait

I am a British-American full-time artist living in Dallas. I moved to the States to earn my BFA and M.Ed. in Boston, MA; and later, my Ed.D. (ABD) from Northeastern University. I relocated to Texas in 2009 and now call the Uptown area of Dallas, “my home”. Until recently, I was working in the education field where I taught high school art, and then concurrently served as Fine Arts Department Chair as well as Director of school-wide Curriculum (K-12) for 9 years. I found great joy in my administrative roles and in sharing my love for visual media with students, but ultimately felt a growing desire to share my passions on a path that speaks more directly to a focused exploration of the fine arts. Prevailing themes of my art largely draw from the already existing beauty of nature and the unique personalities of living creatures within it. Though I confess to being a novice to the business side of the fine arts, I am experienced in most forms of traditional 2D media with my strongest preferences leaning heavily towards oil on canvas, dip pen and India ink, pastel, pencil; and a mixed media combination I frequently use for more furry or feathered subjects (watercolor, pencil, and gouache paint). My work has been included in local galleries and my animal portraits have been recognized for awards by Art Show International, the “Amazing Animals” online exhibit by Camelback Gallery, and the “11th Annual Animals” painting competition by LightSpaceTime (LST). My artwork and commentary was also recognized in the November 2021 special edition publication of “Strokes of Genius 13: Best of Drawing” by Artists Network and Artists Magazine. My artwork is priced with the time-intensive technical demand of my stylistic goals in mind: I describe my rendering style as “detail-driven” which typically builds from loose gestural strokes to meticulously layered details intended breathe life into the aesthetic experience of the subject’s form and draw the viewer in to interpret its unique character.

#6 - Cynthia Ligeros

Location: Englewood, Colorado

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Abstract

“For me, abstract art can have a powerful organic and spiritual presence.” Cynthia Ligeros is inspired by the vibrant, ever-changing urban landscapes surrounding us, contrasted against the unique and pristine beauty of the natural world. She approaches each painting with a single driving emotion. In the beginning, she creates an under-painting that allows the discovery of naturally organic forms on the canvas. Through an artistic dialogue with the painting, she composes and unifies the organic forms, until a completed abstract painting develops, inspired by the cycles, emotions, and equilibrium of our ever-changing environment. This layering technique mirrors the larger theme of her work: the hard edges of our structured world contrasted against the organic contours of the natural world. On a metaphorical level, the art of Cynthia Ligeros explores the idea of the deeper subconscious self unifying with the higher self, to make us whole.

#7 - Vivian Lu

Location: Studio City, California

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Landscape, Abstract

I enjoy pushing the boundaries of how things are viewed through traditional painting techniques and processes. I paint pictures in extreme detail because it shows how even the smallest things have the potential to be beautiful.

#8 - Susan Holloway

Location: Alpharetta, Georgia

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets

Hello! My name is Susan Holloway and I’ve always enjoyed drawing or painting anything with a face or otherwise since I was a child. I have been painting commissioned portraits for 20 years. I attended art school at the University of Georgia. I began painting portraits of my own children and then my business bloomed via word of mouth and customer recommendations. I try to capture the light and the personality of each of my subjects in oil or acrylic. I am very particular and spend a great deal of time getting every detail rendered exactly in a dynamic and interesting composition. The pandemic has allowed me to expand my studio and to take stock of how I spend my time. I am happiest when I am painting. While I am thrilled when my work is sold at a traditional exhibit or show, I am very excited to begin a new path of painting for online patrons! I have been enamored by platforms such as this one as they afford new connections for communities of artists and patrons alike.

#9 - Gary Shepard

Location: Peterborough, New Hampshire

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait, Vehicle, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects

I am a professional artist who has been painting for over 49 years. I've exhibited In many shows throughout the country and now I exhibit in galleries and I have my own studio in downtown Peterborough, NH where I currently live. I've done several commissions throughout my career; however most of the paintings I sell are my own ideas. I work in all the mediums, oil, watercolors and acrylics.

#10 - Mykola Koidan

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets

I perceive painting as a craft that is very far from impulsive paint splattering. I am the kind of person that prefers to thoroughly research, study, and meticulously implement everything, including paint splattering. What to expect after placing the order: - I'll clarify all the details and let you know when I'm ready to start and how many days it is likely to take (usually up to one week for small and medium paintings). - You'll receive a halfway progress photo. - I'll be recording the whole process to provide you with a time-lapse video. - You’ll have the opportunity to request revisions. - I'll ship the canvas pre-stretched to hang it on the wall right away. Standard shipping option: usually, up to 2 weeks (from Ukraine to the USA), the shipping costs around $50-$150 depending on the painting's size. Expedient shipping with DHL: a few days, the shipping costs ~ $300 for a pre-stretched medium-sized painting. Looking forward to receiving your order.

#11 - Cindy Coleman

Location: Durango, Colorado

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Landscape

Artist Cindy Coleman has lived in Durango since 2006. An illustration graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design, Cindy has worked in various media, including acrylics, oils, colored pencils, watercolors, and now – soft pastels. She took an art hiatus after a bout with lyme disease in 2016, and after a few years (and a return of energy) she decided to play around in pastels. Cindy won a scholarship in the fall of 2020 for an artist residency at Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve & Education Center, where she painted 20 paintings in one week – the most paintings that she’d done in years. Her residency sparked a flurry of creativity and she hasn’t stopped painting since. Cindy’s landscapes are of places she’s been in the Four Corners region, camping, hiking, and even photographs she’s taken out of the car window. She’s infatuated with clouds (in case you hadn’t guessed!) She's recently started painting the National Parks that she's visited.

#12 - Emily Tjomsland

Location: Windsor, Missouri

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects

Hi there friends, I’m a classically trained artist that incorporates digital mediums into my art. I have a BFA degree from the University of Utah, but most of my education comes from my enjoyment of analysis. I love analyzing the faces and materials in my environment. I enjoy employing and have practice with many mediums and forms of art, but my greatest art passion lies with my drawing. This is why I love using a stylus, it allows me to “draw with paint.” I use a Wacom tablet and stylus and my art program of choice is Corel Painter. I believe that I can give you a 100% guarantee that you will love what I can do for you. My goal is forever and always to tell a story by bringing out the beauty and light I perceive within the people I draw and paint. I’m always humbled and honored to be a part of someone’s journey. I’d love to be a part of yours.

#13 - Desi-Rae Arts

Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Landscape, Abstract

I am primarily a self-taught artist, born and raised on the island of Jamaica, where I attended Campion College, mainly studying the sciences and discovering art in my spare time. I completed studies in Biology, Art, and Business at Bard College in the Hudson Valley, NY and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. You can find my other projects using the Follow tab in the main navigation menu or scrolling below. I hope my art is inspiring, entertaining, or thought-provoking in some way. There are often available prints and original abstract and figurative oil paintings. You can also commission me for custom paintings, portraits, and made-to-order large wall art. Feel free to connect with me on social media! I love art in all its forms. I think we live in a universe filled with awe-inspiring creations and I have always felt compelled to be a part of this process. I am primarily a self-taught artist, having spent my time after school in the art room growing up, visiting art shows with friends in my teenage years, and honing my skills in my spare time for as long as I can remember. My first love is portraiture. My second is abstraction. And so I am in love with them both. My paintings are a way into my mind’s eye for my own perusal and for that of others. Selling my art is a way of sharing my art with others, to help brighten a person, to add mood and expression to a place, to increase the aesthetic sensitivity of an environment. My goal is for my art to provide a quality visual experience and evoke the deeper feelings art can create. I hope my paintings are a wonderful complement to your space and help fulfill your heart. I also wish to honour my Creator in all I do, and I choose to share my creativity because it has been given to me for that purpose. ‘Every good and perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights...' (James 1:17, KJV). 'There are different kinds of working, but in all of them, and in everyone, it is the same God at work' (1 Corinthians 12:6, ESV). I care, so Desi-Rae Arts cares - about you, what you’re looking for from the art, how the art is made, how materials are sourced, the environment, who makes the material, how they are treated, the quality of the product, and my being present in the making of the art. This means not rushing the process and taking steps to use the most ethical products available in the fine art industry as our planet moves towards making better decisions, as well as finding feasible solutions for unsolved problems as much as I can.  Thank you for your interest in my work!

#14 - Alice Lipping

Location: New York, New York

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Abstract

Alice Lipping is an experienced artist based in the United States whose paintings have been exhibited nationally, as well as virtually in the United Kingdom. Having always been drawn to and inspired by decaying, worn-out spaces, and surfaces, she also cites the urban environment of New York City as inspiring her distinctive compositions. Lipping primarily creates with oils and acrylics on canvas. She has worked on several commissions for private clients and for public spaces with Architects and Interior Designers. Recently she has done a commission of two paintings for The Skyline Tower lobby in LIC, NY and Seven Paintings for the NYC office space at Ashcroft Capital. In addition to painting Alice also works as a curator in organizing exhibitions locally and helping promote the work of local artists.

#15 - Brad Peters

Location: Miami, Oklahoma

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Pets, Landscape, Still-life

I was born and raised in Miami, Oklahoma. It’s a small town in the Midwest and like most other kids I wasn’t interested in art growing up. I wasn’t someone who doodled in the notebooks or colored in their spare time. I didn’t know Rembrandt was anything other than a toothpaste. This continued from my childhood all the way into my thirties. Sure, I took art class in high school, but I was a poor student in every class. Art never had a chance with me. I wish it had. It wasn’t until my partner suggest painting one night as a date night activity that something within me sparked. And it has roared since. Something about painting that tree. I absorbed art after that. I quickly became obsessed, like so many others, with the impressionists. I feel in love with the way they drew emotion out of the simple everyday scenes of life. Even staring at a simple fruit, they painted you can feel what you imagine they felt when they painted it. That was what I wanted. It's what I still want and chase today. I paint still life, portraits, and landscapes in the impressionist style and try to evoke the emotions out of the ordinary every day.

#16 - Qi Debrah

Location: New York, New York

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets

My name is Qi Debrah, I am a Portrait Artist, Fine Artist, and Children's Book Illustrator. I have been doing art for over the past 30 years. I grew up in an artistic family and learned art since I was 7. I went to professional art schools in my youth. Now, I have been living in the U.S for 25 years. I had studied Illustration major in New York. I am also teaching Illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology which I was graduated from. Now, my main focus is Portrait painting on people and pets. Andrew Wyeth and JW Waterhouse are the two influencers of my personal style. I am trying to communicate with my viewers through poetic and emotional messages from each of my paintings and capture the souls in emotion. I often use wood panels or canvas for my oil paintings. I also do watercolor on paper as well. I love to create art, it is so natural to me as breathing air, without it, I will be meaningless and suffocate, especially empty inside.

#17 - Ritina Ansurkar

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait

I am a visual artist who specializes in landscapes. I basically use acrylics, but to get certain effects I may add oils to the artwork too. My artwork is usually vibrant and eye catching as I like creating sharp photorealistic images. I am versatile too, as I like creating artwork of diverse subject matters too (Like figurative art, portraits, pet portraits, home portraits, cityscapes and seascapes) apart from landscapes. I also paint Profile photographs from Face book Instagram and other social media platforms. Since I am a self-taught artist, I enjoy taking up challenging subjects that push me to accomplish a level of perfection, that reaches a new height every single time I put brush to canvas. For me, the inclination towards painting and art has been a natural transition. Being the daughter of an Architect, who was an extraordinary artist himself, means that I was exposed to, structure and expression of art from a very young age. Painting has been with me always in some form or the other, from hobby and passion to business. Basically, I grew up in India, but since January of 2018, me and my husband relocated to the US. We are currently staying in Johnson City Tennessee. I have been creating artwork for the past four years. I was recently awarded the Finalist Award for the Artvita Art Contest. I love painting landscapes because after relocating to the US I found so many beautiful places on our various hikes to photograph and paint. The artwork I create is mostly from the photographs that me and my husband take on our hikes and vacations to different places all over the world. My chief objective in creating these artworks, is to draw my audience into wanting to visit the places that I paint. I have this very strong belief, that, if God has taken so much efforts to create this beautiful world, it is our duty as people of this planet Earth, to at least go see, appreciate, admire and acknowledge his creation. I basically work in acrylics, as the drying time is faster, but if the need be (for getting a certain effect) I use oils. In that case I block in the colors with acrylics and complete the artwork with oils. All my artworks have the finest of details in them, as this is what I enjoy doing the most. Putting in the finer details give me a feeling of satisfaction and makes the artwork look complete. I am in the habit of keeping my final 2 days of creating an artwork, just for checking that I have created all the required and relevant details correctly. In short, I proofread my artwork, before putting on a double layer of gloss varnish to complete the process.

#18 - Nancy Stainton

Location: Monterey, California

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets

Nancy was born in Covina, California. She has been creating works of art since she was 8. She started drawing portraits at that age with pencil and charcoal. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Colorado in Boulder. In the late 1970’s she began experimenting with pastels. She found pastel portraits of people and animals to be her favorite thing! She has taken many workshops over the years from notable artists. She is a member of many pastel and portrait societies. She loves to bring out the spirit and personality of her subjects. She loves to work with clients to find the right colors and background settings to enhance the subjects. She can work from one or more photos taking partial or full images from each, combining in one painting. She can provide natural or fantasy backgrounds, attire and settings - anything the client desires. She loves making her clients happy! The estimated time to complete a painting does not include shipping. Please add 5 days for shipping.

#19 - Lynn Artuland

Location: Hongkong, Hong Kong

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Abstract

Hello friends. I am a professional artist. I specialize in portraits, pets, landscapes, houses, buildings, still life, and more. I started my career in 2008 when I graduated from art school. Since 2008, I've created hundreds of custom artwork for my clients around the world. Art is my life and I wish to bring the beauty of the art to all my clients. Please feel free to contact me on questions and suggestions. I would be very glad and honored to give my sincere and professional advice. Thank you so much for visiting my profile, I wish you and family a very pleasant life.

#20 - Rachelle Garneau

Location: Clifton Park, New York

Artist type: Traditional & Digital Artist

Art specialties: Physical (Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait) and Digital (Portrait, Pets)

I have studied art in undergrad, and I obtained an MA in art education from NYU, and I am a certified art teacher! I love to capture memories that will stay encapsulated on a canvas forever. I have a few mediums to chose a commission from: Acrylic or oil paint on canvas, watercolor on paper, or digital paintings. My acrylic/ oil paintings are all painted on finished canvases. My watercolor paintings will be on nice quality watercolor paper, and my digital paintings will be printed and mailed. I would love to work with you to create a painting you or a loved one will cherish for a long time! <3

#21 - Hope Flynn

Location: Burlington, Canada

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Vehicle

My name is Hope Flynn, and I specialize in custom pet paintings and family portraits. Ever since I was a child, I have admired and loved capturing the emotions of animals and people. My artwork focuses on capturing the emotions of different pets and people. In 2018, I graduated from OCAD University for Drawing and Painting. My artwork has been collected by people from Canada, United States, China, Norway, Mexico, South Africa, England, Scotland, Spain, Singapore, Bolivia, and the United Arab Emirates. My dream is to create artwork that can add a touch of color to any room and brighten it. If you have any questions, please reach out to me.

#22 - Kelli Kamph

Location: Granbury, Texas

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects

Originally an Actor, Singer and Director, Kelli has moved on to expressing her creativeness through her paint brush. She loves a creative challenge and specializes in working with people to create something unique, personalized and interesting to the viewer. (Like the wine bottle label where she came up with the idea to make the wine producer into a plum because the wine is called Plum Crazy!) She strives to capture the beauty and a uniqueness in everything she paints whether it’s portraits, landscapes, sculls or animals. Her view is that there is beauty and individuality in everything. You just have to discover it! She is currently living in France while working on illustrating a book of poetry.

#23 - Agnes Stelmach

Location: Houston, Texas

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Pets

Hi there! I'm an oil painter and my favorite subjects to work with are animals! I've been drawing pretty much my entire life and began seriously painting while in college. As an animal lover and pet parent myself, I thoroughly enjoy creating unique paintings of beloved pets. Let's work together!

#24 - Lucie Mizutani

Location: Elizaville, New York

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait

Originally from Quebec City, Canada, I live now in Upstate NY, USA. Watercolor has been my medium for the last several years. I have been focusing my skills on landscapes and portraits. Doing custom paintings gives me the great satisfaction of creating something unique, meaningful for someone. I studied fine art in Quebec and computer graphic & design in NY State. For ten years, as a freelance artist, I created illustrations for the front covers of a monthly Japanese magazine using the digital medium. After taking online classes for children's book illustration, I have also self-published and illustrated two children's books. My home is in the beautiful Hudson Valley, New York with my husband and two cats as all my three accomplished children have moved out of the nest. I participate every year at the Skywalk Art Festival of New York State with several other local artists, as I am always looking for more opportunities to elevate my art and share it with the world.

#25 - Zachary Bowman

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait

Zach Bowman is a Utah artist raised in a family of Artists. His work focuses mainly on people and capturing their essence with technical accuracy. He has worked with clients all over the united states and three countries outside of it. If you are looking for versatility, quick responses and someone who is fully confident in the work, Zach is definitely one to hire. Clients have often praised him for making efforts to produce quality work in a narrow time frame, as well as regularly checking in during the process to ensure overall satisfaction.

#26 - Khazal Fawaz

Location: Hockessin, Delaware

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait,

Architect and painter. Art is my passion, I find my self when I paint, when I mix the colors and when I start my first touch. I feel my self outside this world when I'm doing each brush strike. I like to see the happiness on the face of each person i draw to him or her. I hope that my art quality will be appreciated by you.

#27 - Angel Mazzoni

Location: Hardeeville, South Carolina

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Wildlife

Hi! As a child, I visited and lived on several continents. My appreciation for art began at an early age. As a teen I was selected to attend the Governor’s School for the Arts in visual arts in South Carolina and placed in several juried shows. As an adult, I began doing pet and people portraits and get great satisfaction from creating art people cherish. Evoking warmth and character is important to me, so I strive to show the subjects’ spirit as well as likeness. Although I mainly work as a portrait artist, I also consider myself a wildlife artist and a landscape artist. Contact me so we can team up in making you an emotive work of art!

#28 - James Hatfield

Location: Newark, Ohio

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Pets

I am a Freelance Artist specializing in charcoal and pastel works. I can work from a single picture or multiples. Each drawing will be realistic renderings of the subject or multiple subjects. I can do black and white or color. Pricing includes matting and framing. Typically a 2 inch matte with a black frame.

#29 - Jessica Peoples

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Landscape

A practicing painter for over 30 years, I enjoy contemporary impressionistic approaches to local landscapes, wildlife and portraits. Developed through a process of layering emotive brushwork and intentional strokes, my recent paintings transform nature observation into playful aesthetic experiences. Each layer plays a role in showcasing a rhythm of life and also pushes exploration into the connections between nature and humanity. I am inspired by the astonishing beauty and perpetual tenacity of nature to thrive through different seasons. My art suggests us to take a walk in the woods, reflect on our truest selves and celebrate the moments that spark a fire within us. I am currently a local Nashvillian, but am originally from Louisville, Kentucky, and received a BFA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. I am a proud momma to two awesome kids and wife to another inventive soul of a different kind. We have a spotted coonhound named Moseby.

#30 - Kasey Halbleib

Location: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Pets

I am a young artist that has an eye and passion for creativity and sustainability. With the commissions that I do for others I find so much joy by being able to bring in a unique piece of art just for them of their loved ones, whether that be a human or an animal. My passion for the environment and the planet tie into my art practice and while I know it won't be a perfect journey, I aim to leave the least amount of waste and impact with the pieces the I create, as well as making art that is specific to the issues within our environment. Currently, I am studying Studio Art in college, with a minor in Geography to be able to focus on Environmental Science and learn all of the way we can better the world we live on. Art is and always will be a passion of mine and the process of creating completely one of a kind pieces for others inspires me to keep on going.

#31 - Rachael Reneau

Location: Grafton, West Virginia

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Landscape, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects

Grabbing every little detail of the photo while using radiant colors to make you smile is the artistic style of Rachael Reneau. Being surrounded by color has inspired her to integrate it into her landscape, florals, jewelry artwork, still life, and people. However, Rachael's eye for detail makes her subjects fly off the canvas whether she is using oils, acrylic, watercolor, or color pencils. Her main goal in life is to just make people happy through her artwork and she is willing to give her full attention to any subject. If you're looking for an artist who incorporates bold expression of colors, evokes nostalgic objects/place, and gives the upmost care and attention to detail, then Rachael Reneau is the artist for you.

#32 - Abby Johnson

Location: Austin, Texas

Artist type: Digital Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Home Portrait

Hello! My name is Abby. I currently live in Austin but I was born in Dallas. I love love loveeee creating art for other people because the idea of creating something that will be cherished by someone else is a feeling to live for. I make sure to create the BEST QUALITY WORK I can. Do you have several pictures you want to combine into 1? Or change something to a different color? I can do it! If you NEED A PORTRAIT FAST? email me and I'll see what I can do!

#33 - Ray Braun

Location: Shoreline, Washington

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait

Ray Braun's talent and creativity brings life to the memories of those you love. A commissioned portrait to celebrate or honor a person's life will be treasured for a lifetime! Ray has been drawing or painting since he discovered the joy of art in 3rd grade. He studied graphic design and illustration at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and has operated his own graphic design / illustration business for over 36 years. He enjoys creating portraits of people, furry friends (pets) and landscapes. But bringing joy to others through his portraits is what he loves best. Ray says, "Portrait painting is about capturing a likeness, a personality and a mood. I love life and am fascinated by the beauty in the endless array of faces around me. Each person is precious and unique. I love getting to the point in a painting when an image "comes to life" right before my eyes. Bob L. review: "Our first response was awe as we viewed the painting. It was breathtaking to see." RM: "Made me cry." . . .

#34 - Lynne Kunert

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait

Hi my name is Lynne! I have been an artist/illustrator for most all of my life. When I was growing up drawing pictures was always an easier form of expression for me rather than talking. I loved drawing pictures of people either from observation or imagination. Currently, I enjoy creating portraits of friends and family in order. I find that people enjoy having a handmaid oil painting of a treasured family photograph. I try to stay true to the original image and take my time to pay careful attention to detail and color. My personal taste is toward Pop Art and Impressionist color schemes.

#35 - Adam Tokar

Location: Lakewood, Ohio

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Pets

Adam Tokar is a Colored Pencil artist living in the Cleveland OH area. All artwork is done using high quality archival materials. The work is produced on color Canson paper. He will work with you to pick the best color for your composition. The colored pencil is applied in layers from light to dark colors to create depth. All artwork is finished with a fixative spray to protect the work.

#36 - Donna Rollins

Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait

I hold a BS in Art Education and have studied portrait painting at the School of Visual Arts. My portfolio includes portraits of cats, dogs, horses, a hamster, men, women and children. When I am asked, "Why have a portrait painted?" My response is that "Today the immediacy and proliferation of photography makes most photos just not that special. A fine art portrait while certainly capturing likeness as does a photo, has the ability to endure and communicate deeper emotion that is translated through the brush work and color palette. A painted portrait is also seen as a luxury and communicates importance. Memberships and Awards include: Portrait Society of America, 2019 NYC Art Battle Champion, ArtLicensing.com Birthday Card Challenge winner 2019.

#37 - Aleksandr Sambanis

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Home Portrait, Vehicle

Hundreds of happy customers! I cover the shipping cost, so all pricing includes free shipping! 100% handmade, custom paintings from your photo. I create hyperreal portrait paintings, and I look forward to creating a masterpiece for you - thank you! (Please allow 2 weeks for shipping).

#38 - Tammy Dion

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Portrait

I've been creating art for the past 20 years and would love to create a custom portrait piece for you. I draw my portraits primarily in graphite / pencil. I seal all of my artwork in a clear gloss protective layer that preserves the drawing for years to come. I can also create ink pieces, particularly if you are looking for certain designs or graphics. Thank you so much for checking out my profile; I look forward to hearing from you!

#39 - Christine Reichow

Location: Estero, Florida

Artist type: Traditional Artist

Art specialties: Landscape, Abstract, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects, Wildlife

Growing up in an artistic family in rural Michigan, Christine developed a love of nature. Christine moved to Florida where the wonders of nature inspired her. With the ability to blend colors and create luminosity, watercolor became her media of choice. “I strive to stir emotion. My desire is for the beholder to experience the serenity of a landscape, the splendor of a bird, the richness of a flower.” Christine Reichow is a renowned watercolor artist. Her work hangs in public and private collections throughout the world. Along with magazine, newspaper and television features, she has received numerous national awards. Christine was invited to show her art in the prestigious 2019 and 2020 Fabriano in Acquarello exhibitions in Fabriano, Italy. Christine is a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, Watercolor West and the Florida Watercolor Society.

#40 - Hafiz Hassan

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Artist type: Traditional & Digital Artist

Art specialties: Physical (Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Abstract, Vehicle, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects) and Digital (Portrait)

Hi, Hafiz Hassan here, A Fine artist and a Painter with loads of experience and is super awesome to work with. I have decent color skills so I can easily connect with your mindset to connect your idea that what you want in the painting.

#41 - Lora Mihaylova

Location: Canterbury, United Kingdom

Artist type: Digital Artist

Art specialties: Portrait, Pets, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects

Creator of personalised digital art. Let me introduce you to my art work, which I have been doing for a quite long time now. if you are searching for an original present to your family, friends or loved ones do not hesitate to contact me.I can create any portrait for a very short amount of time. *IMPORTANT INFORMATION* The drawing is sent as a digital file which you can print on whatever size and surface you would like to. This method is the easiest and safest for us. You can check my work and if you are happy with it do not waste any more time just contact me!

#42 - Daria Mikhaylova

Location: Moscow, Russia

Artist type: Traditional & Digital Artist

Art specialties: Physical (Portrait, Landscape) and
Digital (Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Abstract, Home Portrait, Vehicle, Still-life)

I’ve been painting as long as I can remember, since the early childhood. When I was 16, I successfully graduated from a local art school after 5 years of learning there. Then I started to practice by myself. In my work, the most important thing for me is to convey an emotion or impression that is captured on photo. It is also important to make an image realistic and highly detailed. My favourite art mediums are watercolour, digital painting and pencil.

#43 - Mia Mondora

Location: Struthers, Ohio

Artist type: Traditional & Digital Artist

Art specialties: Physical (Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Abstract, Home Portrait, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects) and Digital (Portrait, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects)

Professionally trained fine artist with a Bachelors in Studio Art and a minor in Painting. I have a wide range of skills, from realistic portrait painting, art nouveau ornamental backgrounds, pet portraits, floral still life’s, and abstracted art. (The price of materials for example canvas’s are added to my prices already so please keep this in mind!)

#44 - Armando Nieto

Location: Savannah, Georgia

Artist type: Traditional & Digital Artist

Art specialties: Physical (Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Vehicle, Wildlife, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects) and Digital (Portrait, Pets, Landscape, Abstract, Home Portrait, Vehicle, Wildlife, Still-Life, Floral, & Objects)

Armando Nieto is a Venezuelan born emerging artist based in Savannah, Georgia. He is a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. His work focuses on concept art for environment, landscape, portraiture, and animated illustrations. Armando has vast experience using traditional techniques such as graphite, markers, watercolor, acrylics, and oil paints. He is also very experienced with digital tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Procreate. Part of Armando’s work has been inspired by revolutionary artist Carlos Cruz-Diez (whose work was focused on kinetic and optical art). He also finds his inspiration from natural sceneries and landscapes (that are found in his home country Venezuela and the US). Armando is capable of critical thinking, and he is able to expand his knowledge about art concepts and to understand what can work for specific themes and situations in an undergoing art project.