Body recently garnered top awards for two of her Chicago cityscapes in Paint Your City, an international painting competition in Los Angeles, and last year she received an honorable mention from the American Women Artists for a scene set in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Lorenze seeks interesting contrasts in color, shape, and texture when selecting objects for her still-life ensembles, frequently matching up disparate duos like a rustic copper kettle and an Oriental porcelain teapot.
Today Hong-Sammons paints in a style that feels true to her, blending classical realism and expressionism in her contemporary portrayals of everyday people, many of whom she meets through routine encounters such as trips to the grocery store.
Today Aguiar lives with his wife in Scarborough, ME, not far from Winslow Homer’s old studio on the peninsula of Prouts Neck, where he himself often paints.
Today, on her canvases, the Austin artist brings touches of glory to humble landscapes and tumbledown structures around central and western Texas, celebrating everything from an old feed mill in Marfa to a shuttered Waco storefront.
In her own work, Farrier generally keeps things simple with large shapes and blocks of color, and she works in both pastels and oils, depending on what her subject matter calls for.
Min’s ensuing research so touched her that she embarked on a series of paintings that portray the experiences of early Chinese-American women immigrants, including stories of hardship and discrimination.
On first glance, it might seem like an incongruous assortment, but Guenevere Schwien’s hyperrealist still-life paintings of sleek motorcycles, tempting sweets, sunlit tulips, and holiday lights share a universally irresistible theme.
Painter Brooke Olivares never tires of portraying the kitchen in her grandmother’s home in the rural Sacramento Valley.
Mountains have always captivated Hudson, and not just as an artist. She studied medieval history and literature at Harvard University and devoted her thesis to their spiritual role in narratives. For Hudson herself, now 30, alpine country offers a quiet refuge.