Lauren Tilden seeks to capture frank, unembellished portraits of humanity, and the tonalist landscapes in her works often play a supporting role.
As Daniel Marshall works both locally and abroad, his painterly watercolors reveal a distinctive mix of classic and modern influences.
Indeed, a signature Resa Grogan painting usually displays playful contrasts in complementary colors, and if viewers look closely, they’re even likely to find subtle pops of blue, purple, or orange in an animal’s fur.
Today the self-described painterly realist lives just a short drive from some of her favorite painting spots in eastern Washington and Oregon.
Vibrant depictions of florals, people, landscapes, and city streets pepper the artist’s oeuvre, and it’s precisely that diversity that helps keep her work fresh and lively.
For MacDonald, every painting calls for something a little different, from the level of chromatic intensity to the degree of realism she wants to convey.
The artist has a knack for capturing the personalities of her furry and feathered subjects with technical dexterity, emotion, and humor, and she knows them all by name.
Now firmly rooted in contemporary realism, Chovanec teaches art at a college near her home in Grand Rapids, MI.
Today, still lured by her love for nature, the award-winning pastelist and oil painter frequently works en plein air in the foothills and mountains near her home in Denver.
Clement’s depictions of sweeping, luminous skies have won approval from collectors and fellow artists alike.