Archive for January 16, 2015

Artist of the moment……..Paula Waterman

 

Paula Waterman is a contemporary American artist renown for her animals prepared on a scratch board surface. In addition to her scratch board work the artist also creates wonderful animal sculptures. In addition to animals the artist enjoys painting marine scenes. Paula Waterman was born in Charlottesville, Virginia in the year 1954.

Waterman first attended college in Washington D.C. at American University. The program had a deep focus on abstract styles so she would eventually switch majors and earn a nursing degree from Washington Hospital Center.

Waterman uses her art to support various animal projects around the globe. The artist has even traveled to Africa for research and to shoot photographs of the animals in their natural surroundings.

As far as animals are concerned Waterman enjoys depicting birds and dogs.

In this clip we view the artist at work and listen to her thoughts on art:

Below a link to the website of Paula Waterman:

http://www.paulawaterman.com/index.html

 

Price range information: Small scratch board items that have sides smaller than 12 inches start at $1,000. Original oils can reach $15,000. no pricing available for sculpture works.

Below part 2 of the interview with Paula Waterman:

Waterman began exhibiting her artwork in 1981.

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Artist of the moment………….Harold Frank

 

Harold Frank was an American painter renown for his paintings of the female face and figure. Harold Frank was born in South Hampton, England in the year 1917. Frank and his family immigrated to the United States when he was four years old in 1921. The artist was considered an abstract expressionist painter.

Frank served in the United States Army.

The artist was raised in New York City. Harold Frank attended the National Academy of Design and the Pratt Institute located in New York City. Frank also attended college in Los Angeles studying at U.C.L.A. and the Chouinard Art Institute.

The artist worked in oils, acrylics, and mixed media.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

Harold Frank passed away in 1995.