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Barbara Harrison, new works, Migration, Work & Ritual

Barbara Harrison, new works, Migration, Work & Ritual

The Migrations Modern migrations recall the ancient migrations; people Moving To a place or Moving Away From a place. There, but for good fortune, go you or I. Migrations can be a physical movement, but can also be an emotional movement. Seeing photographs of current migrations, I am reminded that it is an ancient process…

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Annette Nieukerk, mixed media in praise of older women

Annette Nieukerk, mixed media in praise of older women

BIO Now in her fifth decade of art practice, Annette has had a varied career spanning disciplines, media and genre. As a young artist, she depicted the prairie landscape using silkscreen printing as her medium of choice. Then in mid career, Annette became passionately involved in theatre design and followed that path for many years…

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Marie Frances, drawing the heart & spirit of a person

Marie Frances, drawing the heart & spirit of a person

September 12, 2018 | life drawing, portrait painting | No Comments

Marie is a Cincinnati based fine artist who captures expression and gesture beautifully in her graphite drawings and oil paintings. Her work is carefully rendered with delicate detail bringing life to her subjects. She finds inspiration in the grace and beauty of dance and strives to capture the essence of each individual in her portrait…

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Ellen Soderquist, drawings of figures wrapped in rapture

Ellen Soderquist, drawings of figures wrapped in rapture

September 8, 2018 | life drawing, mixed media art | No Comments

Rapt Cocoon Series Both of the series, Rapt Cocoon and Rapt Shadow, began with a play on the words: wrapped and rapture. Initially, the imagery for Rapt Cocoon was influenced by Egon Schiele’s drawings of himself wrapped in his prison cell blankets while serving a sentence for pornography in the Austrian village of Neulengbach in…

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Judy Pilarczyk, narrative realism paintings of people

Judy Pilarczyk, narrative realism paintings of people

September 5, 2018 | figurative painting | No Comments

Specializing in oil painting and works in pencil, Judy has received an MA from The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Poland. Since graduating she has exhibited internationally as part of group displays. As a member of the Polish Plein-Air Painting society, she takes part in group exhibitions every year. Judy’s work can…

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Ann Greitzer, portrait drawings

Ann Greitzer, portrait drawings

August 25, 2018 | life drawing | No Comments

Paraphrasing from Wikipedia, a portrait is an artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood. A portrait often looks directly at us, in order to most successfully engage the subject with the viewer. I liken the peaks…

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