December Painting of The Month

Unicycle, acrylic on paper, 20 x 28 inches, 2013

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August Painting of The Month

Summertime 1
WHAT ARE ACEO CARDS?

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http://www.bradleyabstractart.com/large-multi-view/gallery/2150417-21-184017/Painting/Acrylic/Abstract.html

July Painting of The Month

790 Untitled

Mary Lea Bradley, 790 Untitled, acrylic on paper, 24 x 18 inches

The colors in this months painting are absolutely gorgeous! Bright turquoise and luminous yellow set off by a rich, deep black.

http://www.bradleyabstractart.com/large-multi-view/gallery/913901-29-183543/Painting/Acrylic/Abstract.html

The Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings of Chris Armstrong

Chris Armstrong is an artist that I have admired for a long time. We live on different coasts but both obviously share a love of the ocean.

Kiss

Kiss, 2011, oil on canvas, 38 x 60 inches

Chris Armstrong studied painting and art history in Florence, Italy before receiving his BA from Bucknell University. After graduation, Chris went on to receive his MFA from NYU where he won the school’s MVP award and exhibited at Washington Square East Galleries. Chris lives in Gloucester, MA with wife Tatiana and daughter Lily and co-presides over North Mountain Press; a fine art publishing company specializing in the work of his late father, American realist David Armstrong. Chris’ work was also selected for the U.S. State Department’s ‘Art in Embassies Exhibition.’

Sleeper

Sleeper, 2011, oil on canvas, 50 x 34 inches

“Chris Armstrong paints with the grace and confidence of considerable training and well-distilled purpose. Armstrong’s pictures are most agreeable to look at, but he has, in addition, both a conscience and a nervously weird eye on the world and its people. The who, and where that he offers are isolated, quietly perilous, and subconsciously full of warning. They are also alive and ever so slightly promising of connection and hope. Armstrong has a unique and dangerously honest vision, and he renders it with disarming precision.”


—Frederick G. Dillen, author of Hero and Fool.

Greenland

Greenland, 2011, oil on canvas, 30 x 60 inches

See more of this beautiful work at THE MORRISON GALLERY.

http://www.themorrisongallery.com/gallery1.htm