If you didn’t know that David Caton was a landscape painter, the first sign you might see of his lifelong, deep connection with nature are the glass cases that hold his extensive collection of seashells from around the world.
Sarah Bienvenu has earned a reputation as not only a master of the watercolor medium but also one of the premier portrayers of New Mexico’s vast and varied landscapes.
As she has found her voice over the years, Offutt’s work has blossomed into something intensely personal and expressive.
A viewer can expect to see a range of subjects in his oeuvre—a Copenhagen shipyard, coastal Oregon, Zion National Park, or an outdoor market in Provence.
When she teaches, and in her own art, Erickson frequently returns to the important connection between what we believe—or what we think we should see—and what our eyes in fact take in.
Cultural discoveries, and the deep personal connections that come from learning about and painting Native American people, provide the impetus for Burdick’s career.
While many plein-air painters are highly skilled at portraying light and atmosphere, Obermeyer brings an unusual perspective on these elements to the canvas: The painter is also a pilot, having held a license for nearly 30 years.
The desire to share her experience of aesthetic pleasure with viewers has long been the driving force in Moyers’ art.
Smith renders his animal figures and surrounding landscapes with exceptional naturalism, each element tightly constructed and radiating the spirit of the moment.
These days, the seasoned artist draws and paints for the sake of exploration, of testing solutions to a visual problem until he finds resolution in the various shapes and hues that populate his experiments.