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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Dr. Raymond Frey, University of Oregon professor specializing in experimental high energy physics and astrophysics.

Sifting Through Stardust: Conversations with Astrophysicist Raymond Frey

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Why Beauty Matters: Philosopher Roger Scruton & Theologian, Painter, Michael Pearce On Why We Need to Reclaim Art for the Soul


Alo Street Artist, East London and Italy

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Vincent Xeus: “I Was the First to Fall In Love”

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Intimacy of the Unseen: Interview with Mia Bergeron

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Down the Rabbit Hole with Symbolist Painter Gail Potocki

Hal Sirowitz

Hal Sirowitz, poet: You Can Thank His Dad for That Dry Wit

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The Censorship Issue


The Interior Life of the Observer: Interview with Figurative Painter Christina Sealey

"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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