Monday, March 30, 2015

Interview with Christopher Chippendale

I was fortunate to become good friends with Christopher Chippendale while we studied with George Nick’s during our undergraduate years at Mass Art back in the mid-80’s. Christopher and I also both went through the same graduate degree program at Boston University, however not at the same time. We continue to keep in touch and […]

Conversation with Lois Dodd

Lois Dodd has been painting her everyday surroundings for sixty years. Her current exhibition, from February 26 through April 4, 2015 at the Alexandre Gallery in NYC shows twenty-four recent small-scaled paintings that depict familiar motifs such as gardens, houses, interiors and views from windows. Dodd, now eighty-seven, is an iconic figure of the early […]

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 […]

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