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Clara Pryke

World Art Series: 8 Modern Artists from Southeast Asia that you should know about

The Latest, World Art Series By September 27, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

  Much of art history is dominated by the Western tradition, with the art that we are most frequently exposed to coming from the Western World. And while the West has an undeniably rich and diverse history of art worth delving into, we often don’t get to see enough of art from different parts of the world. In an effort…


The Best Art Materials Out There (according to artists)

The Latest By September 21, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

It can be hard to know what art materials to use and even harder to discover what materials work best for you. To gain insight into the best art materials out there, we asked a few of our artists what their go-to’s were for paint brushes, paints, canvas, sketchbooks and packaging materials, and why. When it comes down to it,…


Artist You Need To Know: Stephanie Jeanne Hardy

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By September 19, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

    Combining her love of art with a love of animals, Stephanie Hardy’s paintings capture the joyful and innocent spirit of her subjects. An avid equestrian nearly all her life, Stephanie’s journey with painting began with portraits of horses, which later evolved into portraits of all kinds of animals. With its bold, eye-catching patterns and unique color combinations, Stephanie’s…


Introducing Vango Studio’s Video Content Playbook

The Latest, Video By September 12, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Given the visual nature of art, it is surprising that artists and the art world in general haven’t yet dominated the video medium. In Vango’s survey on what collectors want from artists, a majority of collectors said that they would like to see video bios. Another thing we’ve found is that artists who do have video bios are 18% more…


Artist you need to know: Brian Nash

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By August 31, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Inspired by the aesthetic and iconic images of his childhood in the 60’s, Brian Nash’s art is full of color, quirk, and character. With its bright palette and pop culture references, Nash’s work is reminiscent of Warhol and the Pop Art movement of the late 50’s and 60’s, while simultaneously managing to retain a wholly original quality. Nash’s work also…


8 Art podcasts to inspire artists and art lovers

The Latest By August 30, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Podcasts have long been a great tool for listening on the go, but in more recent times have expanded to delve into the subjects of art and culture. These podcasts discuss varying aspects of the art world, ranging from exhibition reviews and discussions on contemporary art, to tips for artists to grow their business. As a bonus, many of them…


Artist You Need To Know: Jun Yang

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By August 17, 2017 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

  Born in Seoul, Korea and currently living in San Francisco, California, Jun Yang’s diverse background is mirrored in his art, with its eclectic mix of subdued, almost minimalist conceptual pieces, energetic abstract expressionist works, and whimsical and colourful pop art paintings. Yet, what makes Jun’s work special are the distinct elements that connect each piece, and identify them as…


Introducing Vango Studio’s Instagram Playbook

The Latest By August 13, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

A big part of our mission at Vango is to empower all our artists and provide you with the right tools and support systems to grow your careers. We believe social media isn’t all about cat videos* (*we still love these!) and news updates- It’s a stage which artists can use to spread their story and foster communities. The highly…