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Barry Carter, Solemnity, oil, 16 x 20.

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | Barry Carter

Texas Art Education: I am an art major at Texas Christian University, studying painting. I have also attended Johnnie Liliedahl’s oil painting workshop; the Western Art Academy three-week workshop in Kerrville, TX; and a four-day workshop with Dalhart Windberg. Style: Contemporary realism. Creative Spark: I love exploring a subject that radiates emotion, whether it...

Daniel Granitto, Yellow Door and Cardboard Walls, acrylic, 14 x 14.

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | Daniel Granitto

Illinois Art Education: I am in my fourth year at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in fine art. Style: I am always interested in false or constructed spaces. Recently I have been investigating the use of windows and barriers within the painting....

Najin Bae, Hong Kong Express, oil, 15 x 30.

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | Najin Bae

California Art Education: I studied industrial design at Sungshin Women’s University in Korea for two years, and I am currently pursuing a bachelor of fine arts degree at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Style: Contemporary realism. Creative Spark: I am inspired by ordinary daily scenes that could take on special meaning...

Melissa Small, Any Time Any Where Shoes, oil, 12 x 40.

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | Melissa Small

New York Art Education: I graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY, with a bachelor’s degree in studio art. I then moved to San Francisco and attended the Academy of Art University. I graduated in 2012 with a master of fine arts in painting. Style: Contemporary. Creative Spark: I have a deep appreciation for...

David Shingler, Utah Moab #2, oil, 21 x 27.

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | David Shingler

Colorado/North Carolina Art Education: Bachelor of fine arts from the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH. I studied sculpture as a major and minored in glassblowing. Style: Contemporary, impressionistic, abstract, painterly. Creative Spark: Driving across the country. Second-Choice Career: Glassblowing, making Venetian-style goblets. Other Passions: Fly-fishing. One Thing Most People Don’t Know About...

Tyler Murphy, Late Afternoon Hike, oil, 16 x 20.

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013 | Tyler Murphy

Montana Art Education: I studied art for two years in Montana, but I would say my education should mostly be credited to Loren Entz. I’ve also learned much from other artists, such as Taylor Lynde, Josh Elliott, Daniel Keys, Lance Johnson, and the late Joyce Lee. Style: I strive to be honest to the...