Visual Art

Aquasition by Zach Bowman

By Augusta Davis | November 12, 2019

From a young age, Zach Bowman’s life has been saturated in the world of art. Watching his mother teach hundreds of students as he crawled around to see the magic created within the walls of her studio, it was natural for Zach to develop an affinity for art. Zach’s work has much to do with his love of life, humanity, and light. As he paints in oil, he aims to reflect the depth and radiance of each person, as well … READ MORE…

Tired by Genavieve Coleman

By Logan Cohen | November 29, 2018

Genavieve Coleman is a professional communicator, living and working in Shanghai. She has lived in many places and always seems to find herself studying people and learning languages, even in random public bathrooms in the dead of winter. She has been writing stories, seeing the world through photography, and studying mankind since she could imagine.   While hurtling through Bangkok on the metro I was struck by the common emotion found in the riders at the end of a busy … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Peter Kahn

By Logan Cohen | November 8, 2018

PETER KAHN lives on a small farm in southeastern Wisconsin. He spends most of his time guarding the bird feeder with a pellet gun, otherwise writing, painting, or taking pictures. 1. Hanging Out & Hanging On, photo, 3000×4000 pixels, 2018 2. Nova’s Bedroom, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018 3. Prick, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018 4. Shadow of the Virgin, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018 5. She’s Like Natural Music Any Way She Moves, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018  

Visual Art by Caedmon

By Brooklyn Davidson | October 25, 2018

CAEDMON is a computer who is learning to create art. In March, 2017, Caedmon started its’ “travel” in the art world, trying to learn what art is from a huge corpora of artwork from the past. Caedmon shares its’ artistic production online, and uses his followers’ likes as a feedback mechanism in order to automatically adjust its’ process. This interactive, artistic experiment, which draws its’ inspiration from the process of natural selection, has already gathered a lot of interest, and … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Karl Zuehlke

By Brooklyn Davidson | October 5, 2018

KARL ZUEHLKE’s poetry has appeared in Best New Poets 2016, DIAGRAM, The Loaded Bicycle, Jazz Cigarette, Inscape: A Journal of Literature and Art, and elsewhere. His interviews appeared in American Literary Review. He won Best Creative Presentation at the University of North Texas’ Critical Voices Conference 2014 for translations of an East German Poet. He holds a PhD from the University of North Texas, and an M.F.A from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a former Lannan Fellow … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Natalie Girsberger

By Logan Cohen | September 27, 2018

NAT GIRSBERGER is a Swiss visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She collaborates with her unconscious to explore deep layers of being through collage. Girsberger adventures into the infinity of her psyche, breaking the structures that externally limit her inner vastness, creating new worlds that suit it. Her most recent exhibits include her solo show at Ivy Brown Gallery in Chelsea called ‘Transient Terrain,’ and shows at The Living Gallery Outpost, Carrie Able Gallery, 301 Studio.   Not What … READ MORE…

Suga by Fierce Sonia (Editor’s Pick Winner)

By Anna Dore | July 4, 2018

Fierce Sonia’s work, Suga, has been selected as our Editor’s Pick by New Plains Review’s Visual Art Editor, Stella Kim. We found the piece to be beautiful, strong, and one of our favorites from this round of submissions. Fierce Sonia is a mixed media artist. She builds a substrate with acrylic paint and collage. A narrative is constructed by the tension between the lush layers moving to dreamy feminine mindscapes with a brighter palette. If you listen closely her work … READ MORE…

Visual Art by John Chavers

By Anna Dore | July 4, 2018

John Chavers enjoys working as a writer, artist, and photographer. His work has been accepted for publication at The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library – So It Goes Annual Literary Journal, Cream City Review, Whitefish Review, 3Elements Review, JuxtaProse, Camas Magazine, Stonecoast Review, Permafrost Magazine, and The William and Mary Review, among others. This April he will be a guest artist with The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SiM) at Korpúlfsstaðir in Reykjavík.   Flourishes in Partial Shade, Digital, 11 x … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Ian Hanesworth

By Anna Dore | July 4, 2018

Ian Hanesworth is a visual artist living and working in Minneapolis, MN. Their artistic practice investigates the systems of reciprocity and the malleability of queer identity through material explorations in textiles, printmaking and painting. Ian is a current senior studying fine arts at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Medicinal herb study, Woodcut print on cotton fabric naturally dyed with elderberries, 9″ x 13″, 2017   Apt 304, Oil paint on wood panel, 48″ x 44″, 2016

Vernlangen by Matteo Bona

By Anna Dore | July 4, 2018

Matteo Bona was born on January 1st, 1997, in Asti (Piedmont, Italy). He studied at the Public Scientific High School Francesco Vercelli. Now he study Foreign Languages and Modern Literatures at the Università del Piemonte Orientale. He published his first poem’s collection “Beyond the Poetry” during 2015 and “Nothingness Sense” during 2017. He received the Roma 3 Academic Prize “Apollo Dionisiaco” for the Unpublished Poem and the “Cesare Beccaria” Prize for the Figurative Art, both during 2016. He’ll publish the … READ MORE…