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TV interview on ITV with British artists Tom Yendell and Barry West

On November 19, 2021, an interview with the two British artists Tom Yendell and Barry West was broadcast on the ITV television program “This Morning”. On the television broadcast, the artists emphasized why sending a Christmas card is still an important way to keep in touch with one another, especially during the pandemic time. They

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Open house – EXHIBITION GRINI MØLLE in Norway

The publishing house of mouth and foot painting artists in Norway was finally able to reopen its doors to the public after a long and restrictive Covid period. The Publishing house of mouth and foot painting artists organized its own exhibition in its “showroom” on Saturday and Sunday, November 13th and 14th, 2021. Over 80

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Spanish artists paint Menina

Fifty Meninas returned the fourth year in a row on the streets of Madrid back to from November 1st to December 15, 2021 upon receipt of the Debod Temple a living and supporting exhibition to show. One of these menina was made up of three Mouth and Foot painters painted in Spain. These were the

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TV Azteca on a visit

Mexican journalist Jorge Zarza from TV Azteca visited mouth painting artist Saúl Lopez Montanéz. The TV station had contacted Saúl Lopez Montanéz a few months ago to organise an interview and report extensively on the popular news programme Hechos AM. Visibly moved by the unique encounter, the artist presented the journalist with a portrait at

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Exhibition in Sao Paulo

From 18 September to 10 October 2021, an exhibition was held at Santana Parque Shopping in Sao Paulo. 24 paintings by different Brazilian mouth and foot painters were shown. On each of the four Saturdays, painting demonstrations were held by the artists Arthur Hirche, Daniel Ferreira, Goncalo Borges, Goret Chagas and Marcos Paulo. The artists

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Travels through Paintings

After a year of being forced to stay at home, the British mouth painter Keith Jansz was delighted to be able to get involved in different activities again. A long-awaited break from being in the painting studio. Currently he is having an exhibition in Bath titled ‘Travels Through Paintings’. The talented artist said with his

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Painting in São Paolo

Brazilian foot painters Daniel Rodrigo FERREIRA da SILVA and José Marcos dos SANTOS were encouraged by the TV station TNT Sports Brasil to perpetuate their painting skills on a wall along a very well-known avenue in São Paolo (Avenida Faria Lima). The motifs were designed together with the popular visual artist Jack Neto AKA Leiga.

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Online painting demonstration by Cesar Andres Barcia from Argentina

The Asociación de Acuarelas Argentinas asked César Andreas Barcia if he could demonstrate his technique with watercolors. On March 23, 2021, Cesar Andreas Barcia made this painting demonstration online via Zoom. The artist commented on the occasion with the following words: “Such inquiries make me very happy and I am proud that people are interested

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Dejana Backo meets Novak Djokovic

The Serbian foot painter Dejana Backo presented Novak Djokovic, the current number 1 in tennis, with a portrait painted by the artist herself on 8 March 2021. The world number one received the portrait with great joy on the occasion of a small celebration of winning the Australian Open and breaking the record on the

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Ron’s words of gratitude

Dear colleagues Well, here we are in 2021! I’m sure this past year has brought great pause as we consider all those worldwide and around us who have suffered from this virus. Many of us have lost friends and family not to mention the financial Difficulties we have faced. I am however, happy and grateful

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New Associated member from South Africa

The VDMFK welcomes Brenton Nicholas Swartz as a new Associated Member. On the occasion of the board meeting by video conference in December 2020, he was elected unanimously by the board member as a new Associated Member. Brenton Nicholas Swarz was born on 30 October 1978 in Cape Town. Due to a shooting accident, he

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New Associated member from the USA

The VDMFK welcomes Sara Jane Parsons as a new Associated Member. On the occasion of the board meeting by video conference in December 2020, she was elected unanimously by the board member as a new Associated Member. Sara Jane Parsons was born on 4 January 1964 in Redwood City. At the age of 20 she

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New Associated member from South Korea

The VDMFK welcomes Jung Eon Hwang as a new Associated Member. On the occasion of the board meeting by video conference in December 2020, he was elected unanimously by the board member as a new Associated Member. Jung Eon Hwang was born in Seoul on 14 May 1965. Trained as a mechanical engineer, Jung Eon

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Mouth Painter Brandur Bjarnason KARLSSON “Visible near and far

Brandur Bjarnason KARLSSON, mouth painter from Iceland presents his works from 23 rd  October to 11th  November at Reykjavik City Hall. It is part of an art festival called “List án landamæra”, which means “art without borders”. The aim of the festival is to highlight artists with disabilities or limitations and to show that their

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Global Handwashing Day 2020

At the occasion of the global handwashing day on October 15th, 2020, Swapna Augustine, one of India’s most talented foot painting artists gave a unique message. Handwashing is the easiest and most effective way of prevent infections. Savlon Swatsh, a leading Indian hygiene product company in partnership with the Indian Mouth and Foot Painting Artists

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