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The artists

Talent from all around the world

At G&Silk, you will find classical, bold, digital and hand painted artworks.

This selection curated by Gloria Franco, highlights the originality of each artist, each of them from different backgrounds and cultures. 

The Challenge artists

Besides these Collaborators, you will also find original creations every 3 months, by artists enrolling on the Open Call for artists at

Instagram @gandsilk 

A same subject can be interpreted so differently by each artist.

Meet The G&Silk Featured Artists

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Sam Merrill UK

@fortyvenus

www.fortyvenus.co.uk

Graphic designer Sam Merrill (Fortyvenus) is based in London, UK. Her rich, dark patterns have intriguingly woven stories within their Art Deco/Nouveau-influenced motifs. Her work is inspired by an elegant bygone era: magnificent British architecture, luxury steam train journeys from The Golden Age of Travel, and a deadly poisonous plant collection inspired by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie. A perfect combination for our Pocket Duos.

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 Karolina Kinga Sato Japan

@karo_karolinko

www.karolinko.com

Karolina Kinga Sato (Karolinko), b. Poland is an artist and surface designer based in Tokyo. She works in traditional Japanese painting "Nihonga".

She is interested in cultural anthropology and studies popular motifs representing nature, their meaning, and how we relate to them.

An invitation to  escape from everyday life.

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Lolabek Studio New York

@lolabekstudio

www.lolabek.com

Bek Shakirov is half of this freelance creative duo Illustrators and Surface Designers based in NYC. Their designs are truly inspired by their love for Western art deco designs, deep passion for the mystery of Eastern metaphorical patterns, and by exploring natural forms in Mother Nature. They are very much interested in Noah Art, Kabuki plays and costumes. Their motto is "Live a life like a single flower. Live life in full bloom".

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Gunangi Nayar India

@gunangi.n

Gunangi is based in New Delhi, India. Her interest in design started at an early age , exploring patterns and compositions around her, brings her immense joy and satisfaction. She considers nature to be her biggest source of inspiration and loves to experiment with shapes and colours as a reflection of her creativity. Her pocket square designs are unique and incredibly original.
 

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Claudia Saller Brasil

@claudiasaller.art

www.claudiasaller.com

Claudia lives in São Paulo, a large metropolis, but keeps her look always on nature, horizons, birds, flora and the small beauties of daily life. Her works transits in a variety of creative media, from graphic design to painting, where she founded from an early age, space to command a party of creation, with flower and mandala themes. Her pattern design is the expression of her Brazilian essence: colourful, youthful and vibrant. She is also a poetry lover.

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Eloise Short Australia

@eloiseshortdesign

www.eloiseshort.com

Eloise is a Surface Designer, Artist and Illustrator. After a childhood drawing and painting, she channelled this passion into a career in Art and Surface Design.  She creates patterns and illustrations for a wide range of companies and products from her home studio at the Blue Mountains National Park, Australia, where she lives with her family. A place so inspiring, her work often features, Australian native flora and fauna.

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Lolabek Studio New York

@lolabekstudio

www.lolabek.com

Lola Kamalova is half of this freelance creative duo Illustrators and Surface Designers based in NYC. Their designs are truly inspired by their love for Western art deco designs, deep passion for the mystery of Eastern metaphorical patterns, and by exploring natural forms in Mother Nature. They are very much interested in Noah Art, Kabuki plays and costumes. Their motto is "Live a life like a single flower. Live life in full bloom".