Flowers, still lifes, and birds frequent Tina Garrett's paintings, but it's the human figure and its posture and mood that truly inspires the artist. “The posture tells you a lot about the person," Garrett says.
Expressive scenes of life
Moments of beauty
In 2011 Dean Buhler left the corporate world for a full-time career in fine art. He considers figurative work the ultimate artistic achievement, and looks to speak to his audience through his artistic expression.
Slices of sunlight and shadow
Tantalizing still lifes
Artistic inspiration can spontaneously arrive at any time. Oregon-based artist Eric Bowman believes “keeping an open mind and being observant is the key" to finding inspiration.
Manmade and natural wonders
Keeping it real
Welcome to our annual showcase for emerging artists. In the following pages we introduce you to 21 artists under the age of 31—rising stars from across the country who represent the future of realism today.