Archive for December 7, 2014

Artist of the moment……….Walter Schofield

 

Walter Schofield was one of the best American Impressionists living in the Pennsylvania region. Schofield was renown for landscape paintings of small farm life and winter scenes. Walter Schofield was born in 1867, his family had emigrated from England.

Schofield attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. The artist also studied abroad at the Academie Julian located in Paris, France. He also studied at the Academie Colarossi.

After getting married he and his wife would spent winters in the United States and Philadelphia. The rest of the time they bought an estate in Cornwall, England they made their second home.

Schofield is part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City.

Walter Schofield passed away in 1944.

price range information: Sorry none available

Some other artists who paint wonderful snow scenes include Lynn Boggess, anyone in the Wiggins family of artists, and Aldro Thomas Hibbard.

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Artist of the moment…….Rom Isichei

Rom Isichei was born in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria in the year 1966. Isichei attended the Yaba College of Technology located in Lagos, Nigeria. He studied fine art with an emphasis on painting. After college he spent some time working for advertising agencies before striking out on his own and full time studio painting.

As an artist he usually sticks with painting the figure using a highly textured surface. Isichei works with oils and acrylics.

Here a brief interview with Rom Isichei:

Isichei is still based out of Lagos, Nigeria.

Price range information: Works range from $6,000 to $40,000.

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