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Ann Marie Brown, encaustic artworks stolen in Montreal

Ann Marie Brown, encaustic artworks stolen in Montreal

September 30, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

Ann-Marie Brown is a Canadian painter who makes her home on the Sunshine Coast of Canada, and her studio around the world. The figure is the starting point for her work. These painting are from the series The Storm and I, a body of work that distills contemporary events into figures that are experiencing them….

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Molly Judd, Odd Nerdrum student comes into her own

Molly Judd, Odd Nerdrum student comes into her own

I aim to create work with a timeless archetypal quality through dramatic representations of the human condition. I paint using the Apelles limited Palette and use the techniques of the old masters taught to me by Odd Nerdrum who has been my principal teacher. I look to the Old Masters, in particular Goya and Rembrandt,…

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Rose Mary Gates, exploring diversity of human face & figure

Rose Mary Gates, exploring diversity of human face & figure

September 23, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

My interest in recent years has been in exploring diversity of the human face and figure which led to creating graphite, pastel and oil portraits. The subjects of my paintings are images of people that have captured my imagination because of the expression on their faces or an indescribable “something” that draws me to them….

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Cathy Locke, brushwork & mark making influenced by Russian Art

Cathy Locke, brushwork & mark making influenced by Russian Art

September 20, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

I hold a B.F.A. from Art Center College of Design and a M.F.A. from the Academy of Art University, both with honors. I currently teach a variety of figurative courses in the graduate department at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. I have received accolades for my work from the Pastel Society of…

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Karen Cooper, capturing people & their daily routines

Karen Cooper, capturing people & their daily routines

September 16, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

Painting People’s Stories Karen is a figurative painter, who spent her college years at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, sampling just about every department available, with textile and fashion design eventually seizing most of her attention. That course of study required a fair amount of drawing classes from the art department, and the introduction to…

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Claudio Parentela, vibrant experimental figurative collage

Claudio Parentela, vibrant experimental figurative collage

September 6, 2017 | mixed media art | No Comments

Born in Catanzaro (1962-Italy) where he lives and works, Claudio Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist, journalist free lance… Active since many years in the international underground scene. He has collaborated & he collaborates with many, many zines, magazines of contemporary art, literary and of comics in Italy and in the…

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