Gerhard Arnold’s main technique is oil painting and his work clearly shows his individual “handwriting.” Whether his landscapes, architecture or still-lifes, the viewer recognizes his adherence to tradition and the style of painting of the 19th century.
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.
John McConnell subscribes to the notion that art is a way of expressing the invisible in terms of the visible. The “invisible” refers to the inner human realm of perception, philosophy and the urge to search for greater realities which underlie appearances and transcend the material world. For him the best place to encounter this transcending perception is in nature.
Pino Daeni’s canvases elicit feelings of warmth, nostalgia, love and family. His paintings are often set on vibrantly sunny beaches, typically in the Mediterranean where he grew up. Pino (born Giuseppe Dangelico in Italy) is noted for his exceptional ability to capture the movements and expressions of his subjects – a talent which has brought him private commissions to do portraits.
Regarded by many as one of the great modern artists, Tomasz Rut has become a living master. Born in Poland, Tomasz Rut trained in Art Conservation at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
“I look for inspiration in the humanistic tradition of classical art. My canvases express the entire spectrum of human emotions from exhilaration and cheerfulness to contentment, melancholy, pain, and agony,” explains Rut (pronounced ‘root’.)