At 42 and in his 10th year as a full-time artist, Paliotto sees himself a bit like the steadfast, hardworking farm animals he paints. Having achieved a level of technical proficiency and gained his stride in the daily undertaking of an artistic career, he finds himself relaxing into the process, enjoying...
10 talented painters to know in the year ahead
We are thrilled to present the winners of our annual Artistic Excellence competition.
From cityscapes that capture the brooding energy of the urban environment, to lyrical landscapes in softer major keys, to figurative pieces that feel like intimate solo variations on a theme, the 52-year-old Northern California artist has established a reputation as—no pun intended—an artist of note.
Today Hartshorn’s artistic process reflects a modernist concern for the surface qualities of an image and an unconventional approach to applying paint.