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Beinart Collective

The Beinart Collective is an international network of highly skilled figurative artists with a shared fascination for strange and imaginative themes. Over the years we have published books, curated group shows and maintained a strong online presence. Our featured artists are listed below.

  • Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule

    Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule

    Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule (Australia) is an esoteric surreal visionary artist in many media, including painting, writing, sculpture, sound, and ritual theatre.

  • Chris Haas

    Chris Haas

    Chris Haas (United States) creates strange mythical beasts by reanimating found animal skulls in his mixed media assemblage sculptures.

  • Larkin


    Larkin (United States) paints ominous portraits of misplaced deities, wandering souls and things that go bump in the night.

  • Lori Earley

    Lori Earley

    Lori Earley (United States) paints atmospheric, melancholic portraits of women with large eyes and elongated figures. Her work is celebrated in the Pop Surrealism movement.

  • Nicoletta Ceccoli

    Nicoletta Ceccoli

    Nicoletta Ceccoli’s (San Marino) paintings strike a delicate balance between disturbing and enchanting. At first glance, her work masquerades as youthful and innocent but a darker narrative inevitably unfolds.

  • Macsorro


    Macsorro’s (Mexico) imaginative paintings convey a light-hearted mashup of societies foibles with personal and profound symbolism.

  • Brigid Marlin

    Brigid Marlin

    Brigid Marlin’s (United States) visionary paintings portray a world where archaic myth and spiritual apocalypse meet and fuse. She also founded the Society for Art of Imagination.

  • Michael Cheval

    Michael Cheval

    Michael Cheval (Russia) is a celebrated illusionistic artist who is known for his absurdist paintings.

  • Jose Parra

    Jose Parra

    Jose Parra’s (Mexico) paintings have been influenced by Spanish baroque art and furniture as well as aspects of Mexican culture and Surrealism.

  • Shinji Himeno

    Shinji Himeno

    Shinji Himeno (Japan) paints mysterious figures with their faces hidden behind cloth and hovering masks. He studied at the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism.

  • Jeff Mendes

    Jeff Mendes

    Jeff Mendes’s (Brazil) paintings explore the ever-evolving nature of childhood memories.

  • Ray Donley

    Ray Donley

    Ray Donley (United States) brings strangely philosophical figures to life in his highly evocative paintings. His technique is influenced by the Old Masters.

  • Vincent Castiglia

    Vincent Castiglia

    Vincent Castiglia (United States) paints dark metaphysical imagery with human blood on paper. His work explores the symbiosis of birth and death, the transience of man and the pitfalls of mortality.

  • Jane Lewis

    Jane Lewis

    Jane Lewis (England) paints subversive imagery with technical finesse. Her allegorical works are paradoxically seductive and challenging.

  • Ugo Levita

    Ugo Levita

    Ugo Levita (Italy) combines imagery from different cultures and eras in his paintings. His unique style is influenced by Surrealism, Fantastic Realism and Visionary Art.

  • Siegfried Zademack

    Siegfried Zademack

    Siegfried Zademack’s (Germany) surrealistic paintings transport us to a metaphysical dimension, between humour, irony and the unfathomable depths of our souls.

  • Jake Baddeley

    Jake Baddeley

    Jake Baddeley (England) paints imagery from his subconscious. He draws inspiration from the Ancient Greeks, the Renaissance Masters and the Dutch Masters.