Saturday, February 28, 2015

Planning to return to the JSS in Civita this summer

February 24, 2015 by  
Filed under landscape painting, The ViewFinder

Corot’s view of Civita from Terrano I recently decided return to Civita Castellana Italy for my third time, this summer (2015) I’m planning to go for the artist residency for six weeks with the JSS in Civita. At first I was unsure I would could afford it but the rewards were so great from my […]

Interview with Ann Lofquist

November 23, 2014 by  
Filed under interviews, landscape painting

by Larry Groff A couple of weeks ago I saw Ann Lofquist’s solo exhibition of recent landscapes at the Craig Krull Gallery in Los Angeles. A delightful show of California landscapes, roughly divided between views of distant urban views along the southern California coast and of pastoral areas between the Santa Ynez Valley and Paso […]

Intuition and Intention: An Interview with Elizabeth Wilson

October 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured Interviews, landscape painting

by Elana Hagler Elizabeth Wilson is a painter living and working in Philadelphia and will be having a show of recent work at the Rosenfeld Gallery in Philadelphia from November 2nd through November 23rd. First studying at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C., she transferred to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts […]

Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, curated by George Nick

(note all images have a higher resolution image when clicked) Regardless of where you live, the one show not to be missed this summer is the Concord Art Association’s Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, curated by George Nick. The show runs until August 13 in Concord, Ma. George Nick selected more than […]

Legacy and Self-Determination: An Interview with Alexandra Tyng

by Elana Hagler Alexandra Tyng is a painter who lives and works in Philadelphia. She has a B.A. in Art History from Harvard and an M.S. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. In terms of her painting education, she is mostly self-taught, having examined the work of the old masters, reading and researching about […]

Mt. Gretna School of Art

March 13, 2014 by  
Filed under landscape painting

New opportunities for the study of landscape painting this summer. There has been a long history of summer programs for painters wanting to paint the landscape along side other painters. The camaraderie which grows from the shared challenges of painting outdoors over an extended period of time can push the painter much further than just […]

“Patrick George – A Likeness” – DVD review

October 14, 2013 by  
Filed under landscape painting, Reviews, Slade School, videos

(note: renting the streaming video version supports Painting Perceptions with a small percentage of the fee) Patrick George once stated: ‘I try to paint a likeness of what I see…In London I paint pictures of people, of things lying around my room and the view out of the window. In the country I go outside […]

Interview with Jon Redmond

September 28, 2013 by  
Filed under interiors, interviews, landscape painting, still life

Jon Redmond, Chanterelles, 10 x 10 inches Oil on Board click here for a larger view Jon Redmond is a Pennsylvania based painter who is currently has one person show of new work at the Sommerville-Manning Gallery This show is up until October 12. Jon Redmond studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts […]

Interview with Jeffrey Reed

September 13, 2013 by  
Filed under interviews, landscape painting

Glinsk, Oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches (Courtesy of the Gross McCleaf Gallery) I would like to thank Jeffrey for taking the time to share his thoughts and work in this email interview. Jeffrey Reed lives in Pennsylvania where he paints and teaches as well as spending summers on the Western coast of Ireland […]

Painting the Dramatic Moment: An Interview with Elise Schweitzer

  Interview by Elana Hagler   Elise Schweitzer’s full-bodied, bold, and luscious paintings caught my eye a couple of years ago and I’ve been following her work since.  Elise has a wonderful mix of formal invention and playful, curious narrative in her work.  Many painters I’ve seen tend to fall into the formalist camp or […]

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