In Beauchamp’s studio landscape paintings, classic representational scenes are often entangled in painterly, abstracted patterns. Realistically rendered figures might be surrounded by a conceptual background of lively, colorful brushwork.
Drawing on similarities between humanity and the natural world, Jaclyn Alderete creates poignant, ethereal figure paintings full of grace and optimism. What you won’t find in her works are depictions of adversity and despair.
Whether portraying a cactus garden, cloud study, or an old caboose, Clemens relishes recording the details, but he considers his style impressionistic realism.
While LaRock seeks to relate the enduring principles of classical art, he also wants his works to appeal to contemporary sensibilities.
Chinnock still enjoys exploring the wilderness of his home state in every season, just as he did as a boy, but now he uses oil paints and a palette knife to portray its wide-ranging beauty.
A plein-air artist with no formal training, Saffle focuses his creative endeavors not on the landscape per se but on once-crucial manmade contrivances now decomposing in its midst: dilapidated trucks, ancient tractors, collapsing barns.
Bailey works in a variety of genres; interiors, still lifes, figurative works, and landscapes are all found in his oeuvre. But there is an underlying current in his subject-matter choice.
You might call impressionist Barbara Jaenicke a painter of light. Light-filled landscapes in any region and any season fascinate her, but the Northwest winters especially suit her taste for capturing the play of light and shadow on snow.
Wielding 30 years of graphic design and illustration experience, Terry Cooke Hall infuses her distinctive figure paintings with everything from California Impressionism and the golden age of illustration to flavors of the Southwest and Art Deco panache.
Lay’s lineage helps explain not only her interest in the fauna she paints today but also her vocation as an artist, which she likens to “being given the Golden Ticket as a child.”