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Zdravko Mandic

Zdravko Mandic





Born in Strigova (Potkozarje) in 1935

Graduate and post-graduate studies completed at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade in 1963.

Mandic is a classical artist, living and working in Zrenjanin, with more than 100 solo and 500 group exhibitions in the former Yugoslavia and abroad, winning numerous awards. Well established for his river landscapes in watercolour and oil, Mandic paints hazy river scenes, with human figures disappearing in the mist, often being referred to by critics as the "mist magician".

He is a member of ULUS - The Association of Fine Artists of Serbia.
He lives and works in Zrenjanin.


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Kathleen Maling



Kathleen Maling AWS, FWS is a long time resident of Florida and enjoys painting the unique flora and fauna of her environment in watercolor. Kathleen has received many awards for her paintings and she exhibits in several shows throughout the year. She has appeared in Watercolor Artist Magazine and Splash 11.











Denis Ichitovkin - Денис Ичитовкин








Born 1977 in Perm.

1994 – graduated from Perm Art College.

2001 – graduated from I.E. Repin Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.

2001-2004 – probationer at I.E. Repin Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.




Exhibitions:

2006 — member of group exposition of the Academy of Arts Foundation, WAD, Delft, The Netherlands.

2008 — member of the group exposition "World Wide Kitch", Munich, Germany

2009 — member of the group exposition in State City Sculpture Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia







Bernard Palchick











''Member, Watercolor USA Honor Society

Bernard S. Palchick is a painter creating at a superior level of his craft. His exquisite still lifes are executed with a skill, care, patience and fine eye for detail that can be readily appreciated. The extraordinary quality of his work is all the more astonishing given that he is working in the unforgiving medium of watercolor and using a double-elephant sheet, the largest paper format available to watercolorists.

A professor of art at a Midwestern college, and a MFA graduate from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, Bernard Palchick has been winning major grants and competitions for more than twenty years. He is a member of the Watercolor U.S.A Honor Society. ''

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David Paskett




President of The Royal Watercolour Society

Acclaimed internationally and considered one of England's leading watercolourists, David Paskett's glimpses of everyday Chinese life make compelling viewing.




''China continues to be a constant source of inspiration for my paintings. I am drawn to the markets, quay sides and junctions where bridges meet road, rail and water.

Always intrigued by back streets where daily tasks are performed with old buildings and modern architecture as a backdrop.

It may have been the momentary theatrical effect of strong light and shadow upon some otherwise unremarkable wayside paraphernalia, imbuing it with a sense of drama that made me take a second look.

Perhaps I would be halted in my tracks by a group of people and objects engaged in a 'visual conversation'. Or I would recognize a moment of enhanced tranquility in some quiet corner.

David Paskett was born in 1944 in London. He studied fine art at Hornsey College of Art. His distinctive watercolour technique is founded in oil and tempera painting with emphasis on drawing. Intrigued by still life groupings seen on streets and waterways, his work is characterized by detail, clear shadows, controlled tone and rhythmic repeated pattern.

David Paskett lived in Hong Kong from 1986-1990. He worked as an artist at London's Science Museum 1991 and was artist in residence at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford 1992-1993. David Paskett was elected as a member of the Royal Watercolour Society in 2001 and elected as Vice-President of the Royal Watercolour Society in 2007

David Paskett was elected President of The Royal Watercolour Society in April 2009

David Paskett representied the Uk as a judge at the Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennale 2010




Awards - David Paskett

1999 - First Prize - Royal Watercolour Society
1997 - American Watercolor Society New York
1996 - Royal Watercolour Society Prize
1994 - Catto Award- Royal Watercolour Society
1993 - Highly Commended Hunting/Observer Competition
1992 - Prizewinner Singer-Freidlandler/Sunday Times competition
1965 - Queens Award to study in Italy

Selected collections - David Paskett

The Royal Collection
RWS Diploma Collection at The British Museum
Pitt Rivers Museum
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
The Hong Kong Tourist Association
Freshfields
Kerry International
Hutchison Whampoa
Shurniak Art Gallery











Jian Chong Min

Jian Chong Min


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Small Chinese Art Prints





















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