Artist Krystal W. Brown describes her plein-air style as visceral and energetic. Her portraiture has become much looser, in turn, with “a lot of abstract passages,” she notes.
A lifelong animal lover, wildlife artist Cathy Weiss has naturally gravitated toward creating portraits of creatures both feathered and furred, and endangered species fill much of her oeuvre.
Plein-air artist Antonina Zenin brings the colors of the sea to life on her canvas, often in the morning or early evening light, when they are most radiant on the water.
Christine Columbo's delicate blending of realism and abstraction lends her works a softened, reflective quality, and her figurative subjects themselves are often portrayed in moments of contemplation.
Pastel artist Bethany Fields paints quiet, evocative scenes of the landscapes around her home in the Texas Panhandle.
From Big Bend to Enchanted Rock, iconic sites around the Lone Star State routinely pop up in the sunlit southwestern landscape paintings of Laura Barrow.
For an example of a signature work by Stephanie Paige Thomson, one could refer to the artist's emotive portraits of friends; to her landscapes; or to her portrayals of hawks she has trained over the years.
Painter Kaye Franklin explores intimate scenes in nature, distilling them into rhythm, color, and texture on her canvas.
A quintessential David Savellano work captures dramatic light-and-shadow effects and loose, spontaneous brushwork that the California artist enjoys dashing off on his paper when working en plein air.
Wildlife artist Ryan Kirby enjoys uniquely intimate glimpses of the animals he paints, often coming face-to-face with most of his subjects in their natural habitats in the wilderness.