Artist Tony Luciani (b: 1956) defines his work as “realism which is interpretive rather than photographic.” Compositional drawings are done on location, then worked to a larger scale in his studio, where he’s been producing for exhibitions since 1978.
This painting is a perfect example of why artist Kari Tirrell has such a strong reputation for realism. It’s called Tin Menagerie, done in acrylic on a 24 by 26 inch board. Looking for something less conventional than tabletops of fruit or bread, Tirrell stumbled on her hallmark of […]
Vincent Giarrano’s realist paintings center on New York City, which he says he finds inspiring. Well known in the comics industry, he also was an illustrator for popular publications before turning to scenes in oil.
At first glance, Erik Nieminen’s works appear photographic, but the Montreal-trained artist is a contemporary realist
Philip Delisle explores the process of making art – from the role of the artist to the purpose of the work. The paintings on exhibit in Ottawa this month (Metapainting) are vignettes, or windows into the artist’s experience.
Robert C. Jackson took an unusual path to his current life as a contemporary realist still life artist. He graduated in electrical engineering, designed radio systems for Motorola, and then left the corporate world to serve the ministry as an assistant pastor before he turned to painting full-time. […]