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Larry Madrigal, 2017 recipient of Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Larry Madrigal, 2017 recipient of Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Larry Madrigal is a Phoenix-Based Mexican American figurative painter exploring the historical genre of portraiture. He is a 2017 recipient of The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, a reputable international award for visual artists. His work has been exhibited in the Phoenix Art Museum, Tucson Museum of Art, and international juried exhibitions across the country. He…

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New York School 2017 Alumni Exhibition

New York School 2017 Alumni Exhibition

July 23, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

New York Studio School Announces its upcoming 2017 Alumni Exhibition with juror curators including Hauser & Wirth, Elizabeth Dee, and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects OPENING RECEPTION & AWARDS NIGHT: THURSDAY JULY 27 2017 6PM LOCATION: 8 W 8TH ST, New York, New York Honored Artists: Nick Carone Paul Georges Philip Guston Hans Hofmann Mercedes…

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Camille Barnes, fine portrait artist

Camille Barnes, fine portrait artist

Portrait artist, Camille Barnes is mostly self-taught, but she has also learned from some of today’s finest portrait artists. Some of which includes studying at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts under well-known artist Auseklis Ozols and attending workshops by The Portrait Society of America led by well-known artist Daniel Greene, Michael Shane Neal,…

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Rosso, carnival characters & taboos

Rosso, carnival characters & taboos

July 1, 2017 | figurative painting | 2 Comments

Rosso’s paintings are metaphors of contemporary society, born out of a reflection on the irony and conundrums of the human condition. Her canvasses are often populated with a colourful mixture of carnivalesque characters impersonating feelings, fears, themes and taboos commonly experienced. Visibly influenced by a variety of genres spanning from Old Renaissance Masters to Street…

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Joshua Dean, painting with limited palette CMYK

Joshua Dean, painting with limited palette CMYK

June 25, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

To better understand my phone, I started painting like a printer. My process reappropriates traditional technique in order to explore how the photograph functions as cultural memory. This method provides liberation from ideological naivety or cynicism. My work exists in an over-lap of nostalgia and social media. Interpreting the painting digitally, I use a limited…

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Marina Rolfe, exploring human vulnerability & strength

Marina Rolfe, exploring human vulnerability & strength

June 21, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

I’ve always been interested in people. The way they connect and see the world, their differences and devotions. Painting portraits for me is a blend of physical and emotional process, the energy and the power of brush strokes, textures and imperfections. All together it brings the freedom of exploring a deep human nature with its…

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