Archive for December 6, 2014

Artist of the moment…….Wayne Price

 

 

Wayne Price is a First Nations artist representing the Tlingit.

Wayne Price was born in   Price is a master of many mediums and creates totem poles, masks, hats, jewelry, and canoes.

In this clip Price explains some of his creative process:

In this clip the artist shares with us how to make a fantastic canoe:

Price is now based out of Haines, Alaska. He helps to direct young people to the exciting world of art.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

Below a link to the website of Wayne Price:

http://silvercloudart.com/home

This  is a very skilled artist capable of expressing himself using any means necessary.

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Artist of the moment……..Roland Reiss

 

Roland Reiss is an American artist renown or his work with floral and abstract subject matter. Roland Reiss was born in Chicago, Illinois in the year 1929. Reiss is both a painter and sculptor. He was one of the first artists to use plastic as a medium.

Reiss is also renown for his small tableaus, which are small interior living spaces, which he made himself and sealed in plexiglass.

Reiss earned a B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles. He went on to be an integral part of the Master’s Program of Claremont College located in Los Angles. He taught at the location for three decades and then retired to paint full time.

Below a retro on the artist’s career. This includes some mixed media works from the 1960s that were made from resin and foam:

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The artist grew up in Chicago, a child of the Depression era. One day his father packed up the family and they moved West to Los Angeles, California. His father would become a street car conductor.

Reiss has been the recipient of several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

One thing is for sure about the work of Reiss, his many decades of experience painting floral works have brought him a great deal of expertise at using shapes and color to create wonderful abstract art.

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Artist of the moment……..Will Fowler

 

Will Fowler is an American artist renown for Modernist style of art that mixes his own marks with basic shapes.

Will Fowler was born in Winston- Salem, North Carolina in the year 1969.

Fowler sometimes takes as much as one year to finish a canvas. Fowler enjoys the work of other Expressionist painters including Jean Dubuffet and Jackson Pollack.

Below we view a large work by Will Fowler as it gets ready for sale at auction:

In developing his work Fowler uses some of the same marks often ,but keep his work fresh by changing the geometric shapes that he uses. He also has an extraordinary sense of color.

price range information: Sorry none available.

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