meet an artist mondayA look back at all the marvelous artists we met on all the Mondays in 2022. From painters and photographers, to sculptors and coders, across AI, street art, portraiture, abstraction, landscape, graphics, design, collage, video, performance; from documentarians and fantasists, to storytellers, curators, and inventors — thank you all for what you do and for sharing your lives with us first thing Monday morning.



January 3: Neal Preston

Meet Rock Photography Champion Neal Preston

January 10: Nicholas Danger

Meet Artist Nick “Nicholas Danger” McPherson

January 17: Laurie Freitag

Meet Photographer & Curator Laurie Freitag

January 21: Erin Trefry

Meet Textile Constructivist Erin Trefry

January 28: Sharon Barnes

Meet Social Abstractionist Sharon Barnes

February 7: Rosalyn Myles

Meet Multimedia Storyteller Rosalyn Myles

February 14: NYCHOS

Meet Soul Hunter NYCHOS

February 21: Tanner Goldbeck

Meet Chaos Artist Tanner Goldbeck

February 28: Linda Lack & Inksap

Meet Cross-Pollinating Artist Duo Linda Lack & Inksap

March 7: Cherie Benner Davis

Meet Super-Natural Painter Cherie Benner Davis 

March 14: Kour Pour

Meet Polyglot Painter Kour Pour

March 21: Cleon Peterson

Meet Power Painter Cleon Peterson

March 28: Luis Sanchez

Meet Contemporary Surrealist Luis Sanchez

April 4: Aya

Meet Generative Storyteller Aya

April 11: Dave Persue

Meet BunnyKitty Patriarch Dave Persue

April 18: Monica Wyatt

Meet Sculptural Assemblage Artist Monica Wyatt

April 25: Sara Jane Boyers

Meet Photographer of the World as a Stage: Sara Jane Boyers

May 2: Guillaume Levy-Lambert

Meet Cosmic Art Sibling Guillaume Levy-Lambert

May 9: Sol Hill

Meet Metagraphic Artist Sol Hill

May 16: Jeremiah Baker

Meet Normal Objects Designer Jeremiah Baker

May 23: Carmen Mardonez

Meet Expressionist Embroidery Artist Carmen Mardónez

May 30: Carolyn Suzuki

Meet Spirited Illustrator Carolyn Suzuki

June 6: Scot Sothern

Meet Lowlife Photographer Scot Sothern

June 13: Sand Oner

Meet Doll Queen Sand Oner

June 20: Matthew Brandt

Meet Light and Matter Artist Matthew Brandt

June 27: Lavi Daniel

Meet Enigmatic Surrealist Lavi Daniel 

July 4: Deb

Meet Prolifically Positive Street Artist Deb

July 11: Jennifer Gunlock

Meet Rewilding Collagist Jennifer Gunlock

July 18: Marnie Weber

Meet Gesamkunstwerk Artist Marnie Weber

July 25: Erica Ryan Stallones

Meet Interdisciplinary Systems Artist Erica Ryan Stallones

August 1: Robin Strayhorn

Meet Living Color Artist Robin Strayhorn

August 8: Atom St. George

Meet Transformative Painter Atom St. George

August 15: Rick Carter

Meet Artist Out of Time Rick Carter 

August 22: The Perez Brothers

Meet Lowriding Artist Twins the Perez Brothers

August 29: Yassi Mazandi

Meet Sculptographer Yassi Mazandi 

September 5: Daniela Garcia Hamilton

Meet Life-Patterns Painter Daniela García Hamilton

September 12: Louise Sandhaus

Meet Graphic Design Champion Louise Sandhaus

September 19: Robert Takahashi Crouch

Meet Performance Art Fulcrum Robert Takahashi Crouch

September 26: Mira Dancy

Meet Inverse Archetype Painter Mira Dancy

October 3: Flora Kao

Meet Spatial Lyricist Flora Kao

October 10: Chris Burnett

Meet Media-Mixing Artist and Designer Chris Burnett

October 17: Ireland Wisdom

Meet New History Painter Ireland Wisdom

October 24: Gabrielle Anderman

Meet Feminine Energy Channeler Gabrielle Anderman

October 31: Dalia Palacios

Meet Artist of the Uplift Dalia Palacios

November 7: Renee A. Fox

Meet Nature Fancier Renée A. Fox

November 14: Brian M. Viveros

Meet Leading Lady Painter Brian M. Viveros

November 21: Brandi Milne

Meet Candy-Coated Depths Painter Brandi Milne

November 28: Christopher Noxon

Meet Wild Idyll Painter Christopher Noxon

December 5: Allison Bamcat

Meet Color & Character Painter Allison Bamcat

December 12: Victor Estrada

Meet Essential Angeleno Artist Victor Estrada 

December 19: Mina Alikhani

Meet Life and Freedom Artist Mina Alikhani






































































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