Contemporary eye on the still life
Capturing faces with character
Meet Tennessee-based artist Camille Engel who will be showing her award winning paintings at the Birds in Art show at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI.
Finding beauty in the figure
A Rocky Mountain passion
As a youngster growing up in Tennessee, Jason Sacran drew countless action figures; by the time he got to Tennessee Technological University to study art, his figure-drawing teacher said he knew anatomy well enough to teach the class. While figurative works will always interest him—he won a top award in 2011 from the Portrait Society of America—it is the landscape that urgently calls to him these days.
For the love of beauty
A classical realist for today
When Shirley Gipson looks at items that others might consider junk, she sees something more—a sense of life in the inanimate, whether it’s an old milk pitcher or a tattered jack-in-the-box toy. The Texas-based still-life artist says she relishes using objects in her tableaux that were once treasured during a bygone era.
Observing everyday life