Tag: acrylics

Kelly Grace: A Retro Vibe

Kelly Grace is an artist I’ve featured before (here) but there’s more to learn about her this time around. She was surrounded by creative influences growing up north of Toronto. Her paternal grandparents were traveling puppeteers in California in the 1950s, and her grandfather was also a clown […]

Rob Croxford: Trial by Fire

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.

Pat Dumez: Portraits of Women

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.”

Kendra Larson’s Offbeat Landscapes

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 […]