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Artist of the moment……..Deborah Zlotsky


Deborah Zlotsky is an American artist renown or her paintings which emphasize color and geometric shapes.

Zlotsky is well educated. The artist earned a B.F.A. from Yale University. She went on to earn a M.F.A. from the University of Connecticut.

The artist has also taught at the collegiate level at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Below a link to the website of Deborah Zlotsky:

In this clip we view a show featuring Deborah Zlotsky from 2011:

Price range information: Works range from $3,000 to $15,000. Zlotsky works with oils on canvas.

The artist has a wonderful sense of color. Her work is very abstract with a  great sense of composition. The artist gives the viewer a sense of dimension despite not painting a horizon line. Her works seem to float above the surface with a great sense of movement.


Artist of the moment………Daniel Zeller


Daniel Zeller is a wonderful abstract artist whose finished works resemble maps. Daniel Zeller was born in San Rafael, California in the year 1965. For his collegiate education the artist attended the University of Connecticut where he earned a B.F.A. in art and sculpture. Zeller went on to earn a M.F.A. also in art and sculpture from the University of Massachusetts.

Zeller uses many items in composing a work. Some of these include actual topographical maps, diagrams, graphs, and even satellite images. The artist says in his artistic statement he is trying to portray a three dimensional world on a flat surface.

In this clip we visit the studio of the artist:

In this clip we view a show featuring Daniel Zeller from 2013:

I enjoy the creative shapes used by the artist. His shapes that he uses with yellow and white give each of his work an Op Art feeling. If you enjoy the work of this artist be sure and check out my post on artist Julie Mehretu. She also uses a variety of influences including architecture in developing her abstract works.

Price range information: Sorry none available.