Currently Browsing: female painter

Lisa Godwin, the Prop Artist Behind the Paintings in ‘Big Eyes’

Ever wonder who creates the paintings that are used as props in films? In the case of Big Eyes, it is Lisa Godwin. Lisa’s work was instrumental in the creation of a film that is all about art—Margaret Keane’s “Big Eye” paintings, to be exact. 

Lisa Godwin is an artist and prop maker who has been working in the film industry for over twenty years.read more.

CONTINUE READING

Environmental Muralist Mona Caron is an Extraordinary “Artivist”

Today is the anniversary of the unveiling of the Duboce Bikeway Mural, a 6,000 square foot mural painted on buildings adjacent to the first street segment of San Francisco to be converted into a bike path. The painting celebrates the city’s reduced carbon footprint as it makes biking more accessible; it depicts a biker’s route from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean, with homages to alternative transportation activists and movements throughout.read more.

CONTINUE READING

Celebrating Georgia O’Keeffe’s Legacy on Her Birthday

Happy birthday to the incomparable Georgia O’Keeffe! Today we honor one of the most significant and trailblazing artists to have ever laid hands on a canvas. 

Georgia O’Keeffe, born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie (WI), is a painter whose groundbreaking work in modernism and unique approach to capturing the essence of the American landscape have left an indelible mark on the world of modern art.read more.

CONTINUE READING

Painter Susan Seddon Boulet Transcends the Visual Realm

34 years ago today, Susan Seddon Boulet’s Shaman: The Paintings of Susan Seddon Boulet was published. Evoking the essences of spiritual shamans, the book showcases Susan’s eye for the mystical with its intricate use of colors and arresting depictions of men, women, and beasts. 

Born in Brazil in 1941, Susan’s early childhood was spent on a citrus ranch managed by her father.read more.

CONTINUE READING

Painter L.C. Armstrong: Bright Colors and Dark Subjects

Four years ago today was the opening of Blumenbomben, an exhibition in Germany featuring the bright and ethereal paintings of the one and only L.C. Armstrong!

L.C. Armstrong is an American painter and sculptor known for her mystical landscapes, vivid colors, and dazzling florals. Though born in Tennessee, L.C.read more.

CONTINUE READING

Grace Athena Flott Redefines Beauty in Modern Renaissance Art

One year ago today was the opening of artist Grace Athena Flott’s exhibition Exposure Therapy. This exhibition offered an intimate, empathetic, and new glimpse at the human body. The gentle nature of Grace’s portrayal of her subjects, as well as the soft brushstrokes and colors, perfectly exemplify Grace’s style.read more.

CONTINUE READING