Having indexed many of the monsters he’s created over the past several years, illustrator and fine artist Stan Manoukian continues to create riveting scenes with these creatures in their natural habitats. Though the artist has a talent in color, his narratives take on a particularly absorbing quality when rendered only in graphite or inks.
Comic artist, animator, and painter Lale S Westvind is known for her dynamic narratives and command of hues, recalling Jack Kirby and Golden Age greats such as Fletcher Hanks. Comic series like “GRIP” and “Hax” are showcases for Westvind’s particular talents for conveying the kinetic.
Philippines-born, California-raised artist Kristina Collantes crafts absorbing, surreal illustrations that blend futurism and a pop sensibility. She is currently featured in the Superchief Gallery LA show Chimaera, along with Lauren YS and Nomi Chi. And Collantes is featured in the Hi-Fructose Collected 4 Box Set.