California artist Art Mortimer has made a name for himself as a muralist and plein-air painter
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from Western State College, Gunnison, CO. STYLE: Idealized realism. I take a subject and make up a scene around it. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I paint in watercolor, and lately I’ve been painting really big—36 by 96 inches. I do big...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Talk about dedication to authenticity: California painter Meadow Gist not only paints scenes from U.S. history, especially the era of the American Revolution, but she also sews all the costumes for her models. “It helps me relate to the times,” she says. In the past three years, Gist has made about...
A sense of serenity pervades Laurie Kersey's elegant landscapes
Beauty in the eye of the beholder
Cowboy artist Gary Niblett paints stories of the Old West with compelling detail and authenticity
The East Coast painter who made Yellowstone famous 125 years ago
Plein-air painter Carole Cooke loves nothing more than being outdoors, doing things her own way
Following His Passion For Painting