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Making It / Brenda Hope Zappitell / Boca Raton, FL

Brenda (https://destructivetesting.wordpress.com/2012/06/19/artist-of-the-day), has sent me a few photos of her working in her studio.  I’d like to share them here. I’d still like any of my other AOD’s to send some photos of their work spaces, and/or photos of their … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Brenda Hope Zappitell / Boca Raton, FL

Although I have shown quite a few of Brenda’s paintings, I almost feel that one should look at them over a period of days, or weeks, rather than all at once to really appreciate them. “My paintings emerge from the … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Greg Decker / Nashville, Tennessee

I was attracted to the broad forms of these figures. “I paint what I want to see.”  “I am influenced by three main impulses, or strains, of painting. One is the bold, colorful, shape-oriented painting of (German) Expressionism, with its broad … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Rebecca Crowell / Western Wisconsin

“Rebecca Crowell uses a kind of “memory mapping” to create her works which, although visually quite abstract, often still retain faint echoes of landscape and nature – its plant life, earth and rocks. For Crowell, rugged textures, earthy colors and … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Joshua Bronaugh

“Joshua Bronaugh’s sensual paintings engage with a sense of immediacy; gesture and medium are both expression and experience of the sensual. The media used are surprising; oil paint, motor oil, alkyd, and gold float on plastic support. The wolf atop … Continue reading

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Making It / Paul Barbera / New York City

I’m posting a link to Paul’s site because he has done something like what I’m trying to do with my Making It category.  But, he has been photographing artist’s whole environments, and has had a book published showing these! “Where … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Katherine Fraser / Philadelphia, PA

“Life often strikes me as a string of moments, like a series of film stills, in which we observe ourselves. I paint people experiencing these moments of profound self-awareness and growth; when the rest of the world drops away and … Continue reading

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