The two most important things in my life are God and family. Having faith and love captures the beauty of life around us. Family is a special gift from God. It is what who we are, and where we came from. Nature captures the essence of creation of beauty of the landscapes and for every blossom there is hope, peace, and love. I have a Bachelor's degree in Art at the University of Texas, San Antonio. I enjoy creating styles slightly derived from the Flemish and Victorian era of paintings. In the Flemish style, vibrant localized colors are emphasized. In the Victorian side style, the accent and the harmony of colors as well as the way the subjects are positioned on the canvas are clearly seen on many of my floral and still life paintings.
Mary Veronica Kampen Laskowski is an Artist living in San Antonio who's been painting since she was 7. Her stunning works of arts are created through a variety of mediums including watercolor, oil, pen and ink, pencils, pastels, mixed media and various other mediums. Currently, her method of using acrylics makes the canvas look like an oil painting. She enjoys creating beautiful fully framed canvases that are expressive of our creation around us.
Her hope is for you to find joy and relaxation in a cheerful colorful piece of art for years to come.
An award winning artist, featured in Western Art Collector, with two one-person Museum shows,
Roger interprets the American West/Southwest from the heart, as our eyes see nature, not as a camera captures it. The land/sky is merely a foil for painting light, with a meditative feel that makes us “want to be there.” His signature includes a stylized representation of the blood clot that caused a stroke in 2011. The Indiana native holds a Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering from Purdue University.
Carlton Eddy, a resident of Helotes, TX, has been an artist member of the Coast Guard Art Program since 1988 and paints aviation subjects for the military and private buyers. His work is on display at the U.S. Naval Academy, the National Museum of Naval Aviation, the National Museum of the Pacific War, and military bases and private collections. His work has been featured on Texas Country Reporter. Since retirement from the medical field, his painting subjects have expanded to include portraiture, wildlife, marine, western, and numismatic themes.
My paintings are inspired by the thought that all the world is abstract. I believe that what I understand about the world around me is minimal. Look closer at something considered “common” and a whole verdant trove of fresh discovery is waiting. I think of my paintings as my own person rebellion against the trap of being lethargic and bored in a world as boundlessly beautiful as ours.
Jack was born and raised in Southern California, his ancestors among those noted for settling Santa Monica when orange groves not boardwalks was the stock and trade. Spending 29 years in Las Vegas, Jack put his artistic nature into a successful commercial printing company. Upon selling the company in 1998, Jack and his wife Sharon moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. A five-year endeavor into designing custom wood screened doors reignited his passion for painting. Jack entered, showed and sold his paintings in many venues across New Mexico. With a move to Sharon’s native State of Texas in 2012, his enthusiasm for painting and testing the boundaries of subjects has continued to evolve. He paints everyday simple subjects in a realistic to representational style. He hopes you enjoy what you see.
Margot is a Mexican artist that has been living in San Antonio for nine years. Painting for 27 years, Margot has had her work exhibited in Paris, the United States, and Mexico. She likes to convey memories, emotions, and moments in order for viewers to find or create their own portrayal. Margot's passion for her work comes from the peace she finds while painting. Most of her work includes commissioned portraits of children.
I am fascinated with the Old Masters and have lived in several countries visiting their museums and taking their art classes. I strive to creatively express light and mood in my paintings and continue to study art at the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts. I love to paint the light seen in the glow of vessels or the luminosity of a sunset and feel joy when customers tell me they are drawn to light in my paintings. I am a member of the Boerne Professional Artists and the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts.
My synthetic cubist paintings are like a stream of consciousness, which starts with a collage of randomly placed pieces and textures. The universe is broken down into colors and shapes via the rationale that it is comprised of circles and right angles; I paint while remaining consciously aware of color blocking and shapes. This collage style of synthetic cubism challenges and strengthens my sense of aesthetics. The cubist paintings depict the mundane in a colorful, vibrant, and transparent way, by expressing movement in the mundane objects as frenetic textural juxtaposition of shape, pattern, and color. I have developed an interconnection of self and the environment that space and time are interdependent and intermingled.
I was raised in Rio Grande City, Texas. I attended Texas Woman's University where I majored in Fashion Illustration and Art Education. I have mainly worked in pencil and watercolor but since retiring 8 years ago, I started painting with acrylics. I have taken instruction from local artists Stevie Ricks and Juanita Garza. I was influenced by my father, a South Texas artist, by the works of Georgia O’Keefe, and the fashion portraits of John Singer Sargent. I am currently experimenting with new techniques and always trying new ideas. I continue to find interest in painting a variety of subjects from nature including florals, architecture, and from recorded memories of my travels.
I’m a Texas artist and a versatile painter. I paint landscapes, florals, figurative, wildlife and architectural scenes in both oil and acrylic. I have had paintings accepted in juried national shows including NOAPS, AWA and Graham Art Splash on the Square National Show. I have also exhibited in juried regional shows such as Fort Worth’s Art in the Metroplex, Preservation is the Art of the City shows, Texas Artists Coalition member shows, and Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition. In 2006, I had a solo show at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. My paintings have won several awards including Best of Show at the 2014 National Wildlife and Domestic Animal Show in Irving and at the 2016 Lake Granbury Art Association Open Show.
Fleurette Farley Estes is a Diné (Navajo) artist from the Navajo reservation. She earned her degree in art from Harding University in 1998, and after moving to San Antonio in 2017, she left an 18-year career in retail to pursue art and photography full time. Her inspiration comes from traveling, culture, landscapes, and experimentation with acrylic paints. She loves when people are drawn to her work because of their own travels, and the mutual connection travel creates between her and her patrons.
Robert Dix creates many types of art to include “art on glass” and “concrete art”. The smoothness of glass with the combination of imagery blends together to create a simple statement of harmony. This harmony is also captured in the smoothness and style of his concrete art. His artwork comes from a strong belief to see uniqueness in different types materials and how they can be used to create beauty and tranquility. Robert’s passion for creating art has extended over many years and taken many forms.
Liliana “Lily” Quinones is a Mexican born contemporary artist currently showcasing her creative vision in San Antonio, TX. Since the start of her artistic pursuits in 2011, Lily has developed a balanced and controlled hand in abstract art, allowing her to explore various medium and techniques for her professional works.
I am Maria Alvarado and I am an artist. I was born in Texas and have been a resident of San Antonio for 20 years. I am highly inspired by matters of humanity, and the indigenous women of the world. I admire local and world cultures and hope to capture it in paint. I have also become inspired by the pain of life, as there is beauty in everything. Creativity has been my savior, and something that brings me great joy.
Marianne Mongiello was born in Brooklyn,New York. She studied Art at Hunter College and Pratt Institute and has a MA from the University of Texas in Austin. She moved to Mexico City and studied colonial architecture at the Universidad de las Americas in Mexico. There she also exhibited in various Art Shows. Marianne works in oil and water color and her work is akin to Impressionism and Expressionism. Her paintings convey mood,emotion through an emphasis on contrasts of light and dark, shading and motion.
Deborah Bowe is an Italian American artist who has resided in Europe, Asia and America and she is currently creating in her studio in San Antonio. Her artwork captures the complexity and the beauty of the human soul expressed through faith, beliefs and devotion.
The glazed, luminous portraits and relief, textured and sculptural paintings are created in acrylics and mixed media. Gesso, plaster, stucco and fine stone textures are also used to create modern versions of fresco paintings.
Deborah’s work has been selected as a finalist for the D.C., Maryland and Virginia regions by Bombay Sapphire/ Artsy, by Impact USA in their National permanent exhibition sponsored by Pepco Edison, the private collection of “Fear 2 Freedom” and in private collections in Europe, Asia & across the US.
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