Amazing beauty and lifestyle portraits by Andre Nguyen (previously featured), 20-year-old burgeoning photographer who was born and grew up in Aliso Viejo with his parents and two younger brothers. By photographing awesome portraits of internet stars like Sierra Furtado, Lele Pons, Ray Diaz, Carrington Durham, Casimere Jollette, and Ashley Campbell, Andre gained a 149,000 followers on instagram. After graduating from Aliso Niguel High School, Nguyen went on to study at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he currently lives. Continue reading »
Aelita Andre is a four year old abstract painter of Russian heritage and the youngest professional painter in the world. Her paintings continue to sell around the world to international buyers and she has been compared to Jackson Pollock by the press and her visionary style to Salvador Dali and Wassily Kandinsky.
Australian Art critic Robert Nelson and Associate Professor of Monash University says, “Aelita’s art is an antidote to the oppressive qualities of expectation in western painting.”
Aelita paints with an ‘innocent eye’. Her paintings are a window into the primal and subconscious creative process – a field pioneered by Freud and Jung. Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso elevated spontaneous and accidental painting as a supreme creative process allowing us to peer into the workings of the mind. Continue reading »