Amy applies acrylic paint with brushes, knives, fingers, and rags to create textured pools of colors. Her work helps maintain her confidence and youthful imagination by letting “whatever happens next happen.”
Jennifer paints abstract watercolors using vibrant colors and patterns, along with a strong sense of balance and design.
Mark Brown’s oil paintings are categorized as classical realism.
Ruth paints abstract, floral, whimsical figures, and landscapes on both canvas and wood to build textured effects.
Amy’s pieces are abstract, non-representational paintings using a select palette and multiple layers of blended oils.
James creates acrylic paintings on gessoed and finely sanded illustration boards.
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.
In Deborah’s process, she coaxes various mixed mediums into completing visual language. Her main objective is to create something out of nothing by finding balance amid her chaos of creation.
Daphne’s oil paintings are non-representational works that focus on a balancing composition and color.
April portrays landscapes using acrylic paint on canvases.
Cheryl paints colorful shorelines and florals with energetic brushwork in an impressionistic style.
In his original paintings, Dean converges architecture and abstraction into a contemporary dialogue.
Devin paints oil on canvases in the style of realism and impressionism
Exploring the balance of life and expression, Carol constructs contemporary figurative compositions combining the human form and architectural elements.
Dicks paints representational landscapes, seascapes, and still lives on linen.
Forrest shows an edgy and modern collection of female icons unleashing their spirit from within. Her body of work encompasses several mixed media aspects to add depth, a story, and texture.
Combing watercolor, gouache, pen, and acrylic on paper and canvas, Yoram captures fleeting moments of dramatic, comic, and lyrical interactions between people. He uses expressionism to portray lush landscapes that range from realism to abstract.
Julia’s artistic vision attributes the juxtaposition of her rural roots and sophisticated urban background in a “joie de vivre” expression of vivid color and texture.
Jen’s acrylic paintings are categorized as abstract art.
Laurie uses water-based acrylics or encaustics on panel, paper, and canvas to create abstract and color driven work.
Joseph’s landscapes are comprised of oil and acrylic paintings on ampersand panel or Belgian linen, under paint, then layered to completion.
John’s oil paintings depict the hypnotic and peaceful characteristics of the water.
Eric’s paintings are a vibrant celebration of nature. His kaleidoscope of colors draw you into an ethereal place and instill a sense of unity. Each picture is constructed of many layers, as the pigments dry they open up to reveal the radiance and beauty of nature. His art is meant to convey the excitement he feels for the amazing place that he feels blessed to live on.
Influenced by nature, especially the ocean, shoreline, gardens, and flowers, Lisa plays with abstraction and color to invoke a peaceful and calm piece.
Farhana makes handmade watercolors using metallic paints, made from her own pigments. She then paints on her own handmade paper. Her work is inspired by Mughal and Persian Miniatures’ painting techniques.
Carries paints bold contemporary landscapes, florals, cowscapes, and portraits in oils. Her new work includes mosaic paintings, also known as modern-day pointillism. Her other work is characterized by big, broad strokes.
All of Harry’s work is done by hand using oils, either on canvas or board. He uses a layer of glazes to achieve a richness of depth and color. He does a variety of subject matter from still lives to landscapes and seascapes.
Bao produces traditional oil paintings on canvases.
Audrey’s work consists of abstract, acrylic paintings.
Ning wants her viewers to be able to perceive her landscapes, still lives, and seascapes from a distance. However, as they move closer, she wants them to appreciate the abstract beauty of the large and spontaneous brush strokes and interesting textures.
As an abstract expressionist, Angus uses fabric, collage, newspaper, plastic, burlap, and acrylics on either canvas or wood.
Inspired by his travels, John’s abstract paintings are made either on site, or from sketches, photos, and memory. He uses oil and acrylic paints on canvases using brushes, palette knives, scratching tools, and towels.
William paints atmospheric landscapes done entirely from memory and imagination
Most of Denise’s current collages have a nautical theme. Other pieces are botanical. Patterned and textured papers are seamlessly integrated into the images with acrylic paint. The images wrap around the edges of the wood panels.
Andrea is a food portrait pop artist who focuses on nostalgic Americana and explores memories through food.
Mary Ann Neilson
Painting with watercolor and some acrylic paint, Mary Ann primarily paints landscapes of foreign locations, local locations, and floral scenes.
Leo paints modern contemporary paintings using oils on canvases.
Chris’s paints portraits of people with the cars they owned, drove, were filmed with, or wrote about, in prose or song. Her work is a combination of portrait painting with rendering classic cars.
Inspired by ambient music and late afternoon light, Damon paints surreal landscapes out of acrylic paintings.
Moshgan’s closeness to nature instilled in her a deep longing to capture and express essence throughout her artwork. Her oil and acrylic paintings are rich with the color and liveliness as the nature she portrays.
Kelly’s work blends the gestural language of improvisational expressionism with reductive abstraction. She thrives on the constant change of subject matter and styles and enjoys the juxtaposition of both chaos and simplicity.
Philip creates oil paintings on canvas using a variety of brushes, techniques, and highly paid models and actors.
Using his 20-year sculptor skillset, Paul creates dynamic compositions on canvas, curing and manipulating each layer with variations of heat and sanding. Each layer receives its own special treatment forming new shapes and shadows. Paul’s only tradition is to experiment every day and discover.
Jane’s technique is a unique and original process of using original photos that are massaged and combined with simple PC programs, and without Photoshop.
Greg paints humorous, miniature gouache painting of penguins, zombies, and nudes in unexpected situations.
Sharon’s paints figurative art to connect with shared experiences of meaning and joy. Through this language and expression, we discover our personal commonalities and find appreciation, respect, and acceptance of one another.
Cassie’s interiors illustrate cognizance as each room she paints is a snapshot of her mind. Straddling the line between dream and reality, she is fascinated by the idea of multiple truths and layers of scale, and time, and place.
Sumiyo’s impressionistic and expressionist paints depict natural themes and represent both traditional and nontraditional watercolor techniques.
John Van Orsouw
John’s mixed media paintings are painted on canvas and or wood.
Peter works from his home studio on Searsport, Maine, painting rustic scenes of nature and still life arrangements in a soft realistic style. Peter states, “While I may set the mood and begin to tell a story, the painting should hold the viewer’s attention long enough, so they discover and feel something of their own.” Peter enjoys how paintings can awaken a memory or an emotion and provoke conversation.
Simon Zeng expresses his rich imagination and love of nature in his artwork. His work describes the beauty of human beings and truth, which are shown by traditional and modern styles.
Zu Sheng Yu
Zu Sheng believes that art and music have a logical connection that is experimented with in abstraction and painting.
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