AUTHOR: Alisha TITLE: Weekend Links - Painting, New and Old DATE: 4/01/2005 08:01:00 AM ----- BODY:
In honor of my studio mate, who has been painting still life scenes endlessly since moving into our new space, I give you this weekend’s web links… A Painting A Day - Duane Keiser is a talented painter. Don’t just take my word for it. Look at his daily progress. Alice Neel – She was one in a long line of female artistic pioneers, who just happened to be recognized during her lifetime for the body of work she prolifically continued producing, even as she became an aging grandmother. We all should pray for half as much consistency and persistence. Jane Voorhees - I feel that after thousands of years of painting, the medium has proven one thing… Simple processes can still continue to break boundaries and awaken our senses in new ways. Jane’s work shakes you with the simplicity of a simple, haunting image. Oh, and she lives in my home state – Kansas. Mark Barone - Mark was kind enough to allow me to interview him for an upcoming article that makes mention of his phenomenal work to build Paducah, Kentucky back up from a declining town to a thriving community with strong support systems for working artists. That's my super brief description. Mark also is a painter and the images I could find are intriguing. Thanks, Mark! The Venerable Anna Conti - The painting above is by Anna, whose weblog I follow religiously and whose paintings defy my acrylic observations. Anna’s acrylics offer proof that all stereotypes are intended to be broken, including mine.
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