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Kurt Wenner, Master of 3D Street Art

Kurt Wenner, Master of 3D Street Art

March 14, 2020 | figurative painting | No Comments

Beginnings Kurt Wenner attended Rhode Island School of Design and Art Center College of Design before working for NASA as an advanced scientific space illustrator. In 1982, Wenner left NASA for Italy to pursue his love of classical art. My interest in Renaissance classicism started with the simple desire to draw well. I was struck…

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Cristina Córdova, breathtaking ceramic figurative sculpture

Cristina Córdova, breathtaking ceramic figurative sculpture

March 11, 2020 | figurative sculpture | No Comments

Cristina Córdova received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez and continued to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. In 2002 she entered a three year artists residency program at Penland School of Crafts where she later…

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Mark Cross, South Pacific’s leading contemporary realist painter

Mark Cross, South Pacific’s leading contemporary realist painter

March 7, 2020 | Uncategorized | No Comments

New Zealand born artist Mark Cross is considered one of the South Pacific’s leading contemporary realist painters. Dividing his time between studios in Auckland and the central Polynesian island of Niue, Mark Cross works are sought after by collectors from the Pacific rim and further afield. Employing landscapes often with people in them, Mark Cross…

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Adrienne Stein, romantic nudes in gorgeous petalled clouds

Adrienne Stein, romantic nudes in gorgeous petalled clouds

March 4, 2020 | figurative painting | No Comments

In a time in which figurative art has reached a pinnacle of quality, up-and-coming painters need more than just the know-how of old master techniques and the ability to paint over-idealized beauty. Perhaps as lovely and as temperate as Shakespeare’s love was to his summer’s day, the painted works by Adrienne Stein are ideal images…

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Karole Marois, emotional spiritual connections with water

Karole Marois, emotional spiritual connections with water

February 29, 2020 | figurative painting | No Comments

Karole Marois is a visual artist based in Prince Edward County Ontario. She was born and raised in the small francophone city of Eastview, east of Ottawa. A graduate of the Fine Arts program at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, she also holds a diploma from the Academy of Fine Arts…

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Katha Rossein, from physician to abstract figure painter

Katha Rossein, from physician to abstract figure painter

February 26, 2020 | nude painting | No Comments

I have spent my life creating safe spaces for patients to reveal themselves… In turn, painting has given me that safe space to reveal myself. The body is my medium- I see/feel/know the body as something that gives me inspiration. As a physician and artist it is the language with which I am most comfortable.Studying…

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