Combustus: "Where other conversations about art leave off, ours just begins."


Just over eight years ago I launched Combustus on-line arts and literary magazine. My dream: to create a unique vehicle for artists and visionaries from all genres and all over the globe to inspire and learn from one another.

Deanna Phoenix Selene

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Laura Krifka: Of Predator and Prey

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Amanda Shelsher, Western Australia: Carving Out Shelter, Motherhood, Home…

Steven DaLuz

In Pursuit of the Sublime

Betsy Bensen Earrings

Betsy Bensen and the Alchemy of Making Jewelry

SR-ifindyou Yuko Ishil

Mixed Media Photographer, Yuko Ishii

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The Inexplicable Paintings of Rafel Bestard


We Were All Women in the Womb: Icelandic Drag Performers On Feminism and Free Expression

Maya | Stanka Kordic

For Beauty’s Sake: Interview with Croatian-American Figurative Painter Stanka Kordic

Wilhelm Matthies

Wilhelm Matthies, Visual Artist and Teacher

"Combustus feels like an expression of my soul, it hearkens to a greater need within me.."
~ April


"From the captivating interviews to the stunning art forms, I find myself feeling very invigorated every time I visit the site. Thanks so much for the quality of work you share on here."

Thank you very much Deanna! The quality of your Magazine is amazing and I'm delighted to collaborate with you. I love your work. Best regards!!
~Miguel Angel

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