Mian Situ has come a long way since studying the western realist painters in his home of Southeastern China. Now he paints stories of his Chinese heritage combined with the history and experiences of Chinese immigrants of the 19th-century American West.
Joseph Lorusso cuts to the emotional core in his timeless scenes of everyday folk. “The scenes I depict are almost archetypal in a sense,” he observes. “They’re ones that most people in society can relate to.”
Ray Roberts celebrates his lifelong connection to nature
Painter Nancy Guzik sprinkles fairy dust and beauty into her art
Calvin Liang’s paintings share his joy for the natural world
William Acheff used to believe he was born in the wrong century, fascinated by the Dutch and Renaissance masters. But an apprenticeship with Italian painter Roberto Lupetti helped Acheff find his way to become a highly acclaimed realist painter with his own distinctive style.
Inspired by the early California Impressionists, Jim Wodark reimagines his Golden State
Maura Allen becomes both participant and spectator to interpret contemporary western life
Drawing and the cowboy life have long been dual passions for Don Weller. No matter to him that it took six decades or so to bring them together in perfect harmony through a career as a full-time fine artist.
Peggi Kroll-Roberts quietly yet powerfully invites you to live in a world of simple, pure beauty with her clear, bright colors and hypnotically peaceful scenes. “I like happy, I like pretty, and I’m annoyed with people who think that pretty isn’t cool," she says.