In a way, what happened to Toronto painter Rob Croxford a year ago was a gift. Last May, he lost everything in a fire at Walnut Studios, a huge, warehouse-style quarters for artists where he created his vintage-inspired acrylics and prints.
French artist Pat Dumez is a painter of women, ordinary women, exotic women, dark women, women who reflect her travels and emotions and her understanding of the world. Based in The Netherlands, she says these portraits “are my roots, my actions, my convictions and my daily fears.”
Adelle Bernadette turned to painting in search of a healing outlet. She had worked as a wood carver and sculptor commissioned by the Lakota First Nations’ elders and spiritual community to create ceremonial healing pieces.
Kendra Larson’s offbeat landscapes combine subtle poetry, complicated color, and unique composition. The Oregon-based painter has a deep love of nature and a non-traditional hand. The work above is Sisters Wilderness, near Sisters, Oregon. The colorful hut illustrates a scene from My Abandonment, Peter Rock’s powerful book about […]