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Fellow Artist: Diane Leon, Creating the life she wants

By FdlM I had the pleasure of meeting Diane at the taping of a documentary on abstract artists in which we both were featured. Since then we’ve been in touch and always following each other’s work and creative process. She’s [...]

Fellow Artist: Stephen Cimini, Branding becomes the work

By Franck de las Mercedes If you don’t know Stephen Cimini, chances are that you’ll say you’ve seen his work in some editorial or luxurious space before. Depending on who I’ve talked about his art, people have described [...]

Visual Artist Franck de las Mercedes Joins Artsy in The Directed Art Modern’s Gallery Roster

The Directed Art Modern is a Miami-based contemporary art platform delivering public art projects, creating connections between art and the public, building the young collectors’ inventory, aiding both emerging and established artists [...]

The #PeaceBoxes Art Project. To Whom It May Concern: Download Peace

NEW YORK, NY — Can an empty painted box bring about world peace? Can you become an instant activist for peace right now, and right where you are? In visual artist’s  Franck de las Mercedes’ world, this is a possibility.    For [...]

Fellow Artist: Laura Alvarez, Growing roots in The Bronx.

By Franck de las Mercedes Welcome to Laura’s feisty, magical and whimsical visual world. Definitely one of the most prolific artists I’ve come across, and she still has time be a community activist, educator and run an org.  She [...]

Coming soon: New Art Posts by Franck de las Mercedes @fdlm

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Franck de las Mercedes and I am a visual artist living and working in New York City. I was invited by this platform after creating a section on my blog titled “Fellow Artists”, in which I [...]