Trisha began painting in 2001 and by 2004, she was painting fulltime. Landscapes are a favorite subject and she travels most summers to Provence to paint. She is a member of the 100-year-old Washington Society of Landscape Painters. Trisha’s paintings are in prominent collections including the Virginia State Senate, the town of Leesburg, VA, the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, and the Winchester Medical Center.
Angus (Angus Wilson) was born and raised in Scotland and has lived in numerous cities throughout the UK, as well as spending a period of time working in California. He has worked as a professional artist his entire career (17+ yrs), however his work has been varied and few would say his path to a fine art career was by a traditional route
Vicki Blum strives to portray the spirit and personality of each sitter, focusing on the individuality of each person. Vicki paints in a classical realist style, with a hint of impressionism in her still life work. She is able to work from photos and from life.
Born and raised on the east coast of England, John Button’s background is in architecture and he has spent many years working as both designer and illustrator. He has lived in Sweden for the last ten years.
Cathy Carey is an artist from California creating bold and colorful fauvist landscapes, influenced by her personal experiences, including several years spent studying at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Still-life and portrait artist Nicole Caulfield’s work is shown regularly in New England galleries and has been shown nationally and internationally in shows such as the Catharine Lorillard Show and Salmagundi Show in NYC, the Guild of Realism Show in Scottsdale Arizona, and the UKCPS Show in Nottingham England where she won first prize in 2007. Nicole teaches her unique colored pencil techniques nationally and locally in NH.
Greatly influenced by the Dutch Masters, along with the artists of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco, Brian Davis is inspired by images of highly stylized renditions of birds and flowers and their intensity of color achieved by many, many layers of paint.
Art has always been a part of my life. I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to combine a professional career as a graphic designer with an avocation and passion for the fine arts.
In the art of Bill Firestone, unexpected color, active brushstrokes, a penchant for abstraction, and sometimes a little touch of humor, all combine to create strong yet inviting paintings that appeal to a broad audience.
From a humble beginning as a painter dealing with mystical symbolism, Yankel Ginzburg rose to become an internationally recognized artist. As a painter and sculptor of indisputable ability he focuses his talent on monumental canvas paintings, acrylic sculptures and tapestries making him one of the most dynamic and clairvoyant artists in the world today.
With his extraordinary eye for detail, sense of exquisite style and love of storytelling, fine artist Rino Gonzalez has amassed a great following. Many around the world admire the artist’s skill for creating such striking realism. “I try to put my subjects on canvas as realistically and as detailed as possible. However, I make sure I leave something for the viewer’s imagination,” the artist states.
The paintings of Sydney Hall are filled with ardor and spirit. She delights in bringing the kaleidoscopic moments of what surrounds us into focus through her paintings, and she has the flair to find beauty in unexpected places and ordinary objects.
Fine art landscape and still life painter Lawrence Hollingsworth hails from Norfolk, VA, and is now on view and available for acquisition at Chasen Galleries.
Luis Fernandez Hebrero was born in Torrejan de Ardoz, Madrid in 1958, and still lives and works in his home town. He spends the summers in a small mountain village, Campillo de Ranas, where he paints surrounded by nature.
As a painter born in Southern Russia, Julia Klimova was influenced by the sunlight and warmth, the beauty of nature in her homeland, which shaped her creativity and perception of color.
Christine Lashley studied as a teen in Paris at the Parsons Art Institute and the Sorbonne, continuing on to earn her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. She worked for several years in the fashion industry in Europe, then as a muralist and graphic designer, but turned her interest to fine art soon thereafter. Christine’s paintings have been shown nationally and internationally, and continue to win top awards.
Frank McVeigh was born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia. His earliest memories of art were drawing realistic depictions of airplanes, trucks and trains on poster board. The powerful and sleek mechanized lines of these machines caught his eye and prompted him to document them. This seemed to come naturally and required little effort on his part. His only formal art instruction came in high school – in the form of an “introduction to art” class.
Christopher Mize is a self-taught artist who paints realistic portraits of beer, wine, and liquor bottles. Commission paintings available upon request!
I want to paint images that move, that live, that reach beyond the moment fixed to the canvas. I came to art with little formal training, and 30 years of making my way through the world. I had been working at the Embassy of France ‘s office of the National Center for Scientific Research where I translated two books dealing with Chance and Time.
Eve Plumb, actress and artist, has been working in television, movies, and stage since the age of six, and has been painting steadily for the last 20 years.
Self taught, Eve Plumb has been focusing on still life for her subject matter, painting objects or moments from her everyday life and travels.
“Painting is a creative outlet for me when I’m not acting. It gives me a feeling of control over my creative life. An actor often has to wait for projects to come along, but I can paint any time of the day. I sometimes describe my art as ‘spontaneous still life’.
Alain Pontecorvo could almost qualify as a hyperrealist. His pieces take you on a journey which calms and instills equilibrium.
A native and resident of France, Alain Pontecorvo has been a professional artist since he sold his first painting in 1960 as a student in the Decorative Art School of Paris.
Libby Stevens is an award winning painter known for her richly colored landscapes of Loudoun County, Virginia. She creates her works in pastel and oil and has taught pastel painting at Loudoun Academy of the Arts/Art Square since 2002.