Sachi Satomi

Luciano Pinheiro

Antonia Glynne Jones

Pioni Design

Gyonyoung Yoon

Josseline Engeler

Aesthetica Artists' Directory: Current Artists' Profiles

The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory is a global network of artists engaging with the professional art world. In print, on our website and in social media we have created a forum for discussion and interactivity where artists, galleries, collectors, critics, curators and enthusiasts can meet and discover art from around the world.

A moving, curated platform of those shaping the industry today, each Directory runs concurrently in our bi-monthly magazine, including print and combined digital profiles that offer a gateway to boundary-pushing practices and innovative modes of thought.

Below is a selection from the current issue; to view the artist’s full profile, click their name.

For more information and queries about print or digital submission, please contact Katherine Smira at directory@aestheticamagazine.com

Aliza Thomas

Aliza Thomas is an Israeli artist based in The Netherlands. She works primarily with paper pulp utilising Asian techniques, along with acrylic on canvas painting.

Andrea Jose

Peruvian artist Andrea Jose holds an MA from Central Saint Martins. She strives to transform the way we view the resourcing and production of jewellery.

Antonia Glynne Jones

Antonia Glynne Jones is a Kenyan painter based in the UK. Colour, light and texture are of paramount importance in the creation of her semi-abstract works.

Berber Theunissen

Berber Theunissen is an award-winning Dutch artist whose images capture honest, intimate moments in the everyday lives of family and friends.

Berta Jayo

Berta Jayo is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist living between Santander and London. Her work has been exhibited in numerous art fairs including Frieze London, Art Basel and the Miami New Media Festival.

Elena Dobrovolskaya

Elena Dobrovolskaya is an oil and pastel portraitist based in New York. Her works are delicate and romantic, featuring both modern and classical elements.

Elise Bikker

For Elise Bikker, boundaries between the organic and the artificial drive both her academic work and art practice; she uses the subhuman creatures to examine idiosyncrasies of human psychology.

Gyonyoung Yoon

Seoul-based artist Gyonyoung Yoon interested in the idea of digitising a life. She believes that everything – experiences, relationships and even human beings – can be uploaded and downloaded.


Tokyo-based Haruka explores optics and applies its theories to create work that breaks stereotypes and provides realistic visual experiences.

Jad Oakes

London-based artist Jad Oakes explores the possibilities of photography and moving image for installations, prints and drawings.

Jahan Gerrard

Jahan Gerrard is a USSR-born, UK-based painter whose upbringing in an artistic household has shaped both her inspirations and career. The bold, colourful works are created via a dialogue between Gerrard and the canvas.

Jelena Garic “Lextor”

Jelena Garic is a multimedia artist from Montenegro. A background in advertising fuels an investigation into the connections between consumer campaigns, fashion and animals.

Josseline Engeler

Austria-based Josseline Engeler is an interdisciplinary artist and lecturer at the University of Art and Design Linz, with a background of ceramic art study.

Katrin Loy

Katrin Loy is a graduate of the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts and a Master’s Degree student of Professor Jannis Kounellis. In the photographic series…

Katya Derksen

Inspired by architecture, geometric patterns and processes, Katya Derksen works across drawing, typography and screen printing.

Kit Yan Chong

Kit Yan Chong explores conflict and control in the Altered Landscape series of drawings. These probe the idea of construction and destruction and their synergistic relationship.

Luciano Pinheiro

Luciano Pinheiro is a Brazilian multidisciplinary artist. His practice explores contemporary social and environmental issues through the use of natural, local materials and pigments.

Lucinda Beatrice McLaren

Lucinda Beatrice McLaren is a law student and multidisciplinary artist. Layers are a cornerstone of her artwork, used to convey a depth of meaning on a number of socio-political and legal issues.

Lunhua Kong

Chinese artist Lunhua Kong is an MA student at the Royal College of Art. She seeks to manipulate the narrative potentials of photography and video installation.

Marie Kotschedoff

Marie Kotschedoff is a New York- based artist. Her images explore the fragility and wonder of nature; the works draw the viewer into a mysterious world of beauty and decay.

Marina Heintze

New York-born Marina Heintze is a graduate of CalArts and Parsons School of Design. Her research in medical science informs her ultra-mod graphic assemblages made from unconventional materials.

Marta Soul

Marta Soul is a Spanish artist based between Madrid and Sheffield. The Tras las huellas de Corín series is a homage to Corín Tellado, the most widely-read author in the Spanish language.

Max Yasmeen

Max Yasmeen is a British-Kashmiri artist based in the UK. Her practice is based upon magical formations connecting with the primal space of collective consciousness to promote healing.

Olga Dema

Rome-based fine artist Olga Dema is inspired by the ancient art of orthodox icons, reinterpreted in contemporary ways. She creates abstract and conceptual works to help access the deeper reality of the universe.

Oliver Haussmann

What influence does digitalisation have on our perception? The works of German artist Oliver Haussmann move between analogue and digital aesthetics.

Peter Norton

UK-based Peter Norton's images focus on abstract beauty in nature. These faithfully-reproduced pictures are drawn from the seascapes and rivers of Norfolk.

Pioni Design

Jaana Junkkaala is a Helsinki-based jewellery designer. The founder of independent label Pioni Design, she creates sustainable collections.

Rebecca Brook

UK-based artist Rebecca Brook explores psychology and the important connection colour has with adornment; experiments with new ways of working.

Sachi Satomi

Sachi Satomi is a Japanese artist based in Venice; her practice includes painting, sculpture and installation. She encourages people to interact with her work and view the world from a different perspective.

Sine Zheng

Sine Zheng is a London-based Chinese photographer and graduate of the Royal College of Art. Her work focuses on the relationship between humans and the natural world, and questions the impact of modernisation.

Verônica Alkmim França

Brazil-born Verônica Alkmim França is based in Stockholm. experiments with the idea of a single moment and the wider parameters of ethics and aesthetics in today’s society.

Yukako Tanaka

Yukako Tanaka’s work focuses on the traces left behind by humanity, as proof of our existence on the planet. In her multidisciplinary practice, the artist references philosophy, physics and geometry.

Yulia Dotsenko

Yulia Dotsenko is a UK-based visual artist and art historian. Her current work focuses on environmental concerns such as climate change and rising sea levels; as such she aims to raise awareness of these issues.