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Sean Cheetham

July 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Figure Painting

Sean Cheetham Front and Door Sean Cheetham (32) teaches at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art and studied with Mike Hussar at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. His classical but edgy paintings of the figure is attracting attention as new important figure painter to watch. There is an interesting article [...]

Perceptual Painters Group

I recently discovered a website called Perceptual Painters.com which showcases the work of 7 painters working from observation. I found this site from one of the members, John Lee, in a comment to this blog. The names of the group’s painters are: Dave Cambell, Matt Kios, John Lee, Aaron Lubrick, Scott Noel, Brian Rego and [...]

Nicolás Uribe

July 20, 2009 by  
Filed under contemporary realism

Nicolas Uribe Oz 2009 – dimensions unavailable Nicolás Uribe is an amazing painter working out of Bogotá, Columbia and who studied illustration at the SVA in NYC. For anyone not familiar with his work you should spend some serious time checking out his website. I was checking out his blog this evening and came across [...]

Philip Geiger

Philip Geiger Favorite Words Oil on canvas 24 X 32 inches 2006 Phillip Geiger is a noted painterly realist often painting figures in interiors. Philip Geiger received his MFA from Yale University in 1980 and shows at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in NYC. He has exhibited widely and has been the recipient of numerous [...]

Playing to the masses

July 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Art Politics

Yesterday I was painting out on a public pier/park that juts out into the San Diego harbor. Generally I only see a few local regulars, a few homeless people and occasional tourists – most times I have the place to myself with a commanding view of the harbor I can paint without distractions. Yesterday a [...]