Donna’s work consists of soft pastels of landscape designs on sanded archival papers hand-framed under glass. Her inspiration comes while painting en plein air and continues in her studio to create fresh, exciting works in pastels. Each composition evolves with deliberation. By layering the finest soft pigment pastels, she creates completely unique master paintings.
With inspirations like the sky on a wind-torn day or a passage of music, Peyton uses the most saturated and creamiest oil pastel mixed with transparent oils to create incredible pieces of art. 40 years of creativity has led her “mistakes” to be new discoveries and thus richer images.
Award of Excellence Winner, Printmaking
Linda’s etchings depict diverse architectural imagery at a certain moment or time of day. She enjoys observing the geometry in these images. Color intaglio prints using techniques of line etching, aquatint and soft ground. Inked "a la poupée" with one or more plates.
Pastelist Roxane Chardon explores the artistry of nature in her paintings of contemporary earth and waterscapes. A delicate blend of representational art with a hint of abstraction, her works are renowned for their reflective nuances of composition, light and tonal color.
Jennifer's love of the natural beauty of the countryside, the vibrancy of the city and the tranquility of the sea is clearly reflected in her work; she finds the vibrancy and vitality of the pastel medium lends itself particularly well to her rendering of light and color in her cityscapes, landscapes and seascapes.
Flo creates soft ground etchings using zinc plates and nitric acid but inked a la poupée, all colors applied to the plate at the same time, then covered with acid free paper and hand-pulled through the etching press - only once- yielding a soft, painterly image.
Karla creates artwork using intaglio, original watercolor and handmade organic papers. She etches metal and hand-pulls limited editions, then watercolor to garner one-of-a-kind status for each piece.
Etching and etching with chin colle. Karen’s work is comprised of animals superimposed on patterned backgrounds: birds, dogs, cats, chickens, frogs and more!
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