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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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Archil Pichkhadze, painting is the act of looking

Archil Pichkhadze, painting is the act of looking

August 11, 2018 | figurative painting | No Comments

MAKING A PAINTING I am in love with the visual world. For me, the most important part of making a painting is the act of looking. Careful observation leads to sustained moments of clarity. In these moments I can move beyond preconceptions, experiencing all things mundane as magical. Every painting presents me with the task…

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Katha Rossein, figurative archival dye sublimation on metal

Katha Rossein, figurative archival dye sublimation on metal

Studying Fine Arts at NYU during the late 1960’s was a time fraught with political movements both from the anti war movement to civil rights to the woman’s movement and my training as both a painter and print maker quickly combined using figurative expression to speak to the politics of the times. I went on…

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Renee Rouillier, magic & power of long forgotten fables and folklore

Renee Rouillier, magic & power of long forgotten fables and folklore

ARTIST STATEMENT “My work is greatly influenced by the art of the Surrealist and German Expressionist; art with an edge, dark side, or altered state of reality that resides somewhere in the unknown. Within this reality exists gateways to the magic and power of long forgotten fables and folklore, mythological creatures, the supernatural, and hybrids…

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Carole Belliveau, strongly rooted in renaissance religious iconic art with gold leaf

Carole Belliveau, strongly rooted in renaissance religious iconic art with gold leaf

My Inspiration is grounded in the spirit of the natural world. My paintings depict the beautiful, ethereal, sacred and eternal as a visual counterpoint to the profane in contemporary culture. The idealized child is a frequent symbol of this vision. Like a sprite she changes as effortlessly as a chameleon from the reality of the…

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