Sunday, November 29, 2015

Carolyn Pyfrom

Carolyn Pyfrom Da Settignano with Seltzer Can and Paper Under Flourescents 22 x 19 inches 2010 Oil on linen Carolyn Pyfrom, an emerging Philadelphia based artist, is showing her work this May at the Artists’ House Gallery in Philadelphia: from May 5 to May 30, 2010. I was struck by her tonal sensitivity and how […]

Join the Forum and win a chance to get the Ballycastle DVD

April 26, 2010 by  
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Ballycastle A DVD telling the story of Stuart Shils painting in Ballycastle Ireland. As I have mentioned before I’ve been thinking of ways to help the Painting Perception’s forum grow into a useful community for painters where people can start and discuss topics on their own, share knowledge, work, events, links, videos and ask questions. […]

Interview with Gideon Bok

Interview with Gideon Bok

Gideon Bok King of Nails 2006-2010 oil on linen, 70 x 79 inches Guest Post and Interview by Erik Halvorsen Throughout art history, the traditional perception of a painter’s studio is one of tranquil solitude. A space where things remain rather constant, save for the quiet accumulation of canvases in various states of completion. Gideon […]

Elana Hagler

April 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Figure Painting, interiors, still life

Elana Hagler Hallway 2005 oil on linen, 21 x 16 inches Elana Hagler is a young emerging Pennsylvania based painter whose work I ran across in a link from her past comments on PaintingPerceptions. Her strongest figures, interiors and still-lifes transcend just demonstrating adept skills of verisimilitude and goes further to add a compelling personal […]

Jeffrey Reed

April 13, 2010 by  
Filed under landscape painting

Jeffrey Reed Ballyglass Hill oil on canvas, 13 x 14 inches Jeffrey Reed is a landscape painter showing at the Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia as well as the George Billis Gallery in New York. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania, MFA and The Maryland Institute College of Art, BFA. Many of these exquisite […]

More thoughts on new directions for Painting Perceptions

April 11, 2010 by  
Filed under why painting perceptions

Big Daddy, Corot, Hard at Work It’s been over a year since I started this blog and overall I’m very pleased by being able to bring more attention to contemporary representational and perceptual painting. Since the recent redesign of this site I’ve been thinking of new ways to improve the site as well as improving […]

Susan Lichtman

April 5, 2010 by  
Filed under interiors

Visitors 2006 Oil on Linen 60 x 66 inches If you are anywhere near Philadelphia this April, a must see is Susan Lichtman’s current show of stunning oil and gouache paintings will be part of a two-woman show with Celia Reisman at the Gross McCleaf Gallery. She is also in a group show, Tenets, at […]