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Featured Artist - January 2014

Tuesday, Jan 07, 2014

Posted By Katie Wilber

January 2014 Featured Artist - Sarah Stieber

Sarah Stieber

San Diego, CA

 

Favorite A&C Item:

Gamblin Oil Paints

Specialties:

Oil Painting

 

Sarah Stieber is a contemporary artist whose flamboyant portraits and mystical scenes reflect a lifelong desire to elicit the extraordinary. Stieber received her BFA in painting with honors at Boston University, and has been painting professionally in San Diego since 2010. Stieber was selected as the featured artist for San Diego's "North Park Festival of the Arts", her design was chosen to adorn ONE Condom wrappers, she was chosen as the showcased artist for EFFEN Vodka's "The Art of Design" exhibition. Most recently, she was commissioned to create the centerpiece paintings in both the Marriott Courtyard in downtown San Diego, and Spring Hill Suites by Marriott in Oceanside.

 

SarahStieber.com

 

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Featured Artist - October 2013

Thursday, Oct 03, 2013

Posted By Katie Wilber

October 2013 Featured Artist - KC Collins

KC Collins - Charleston, SC

 

Favorite A&C Item:

Gamblin oils, Gamblin Fastmatte Alkyd Oil Colors for underpainting, and Gamblin Gamvar.

Specialties:

Oil Painting

 

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, KC Collins began creating art at a very young age. During the early part of her academic career at Elon University, she decided to pursue her passion for art and explored many different media, eventually falling in love with oils. KC continued to study fine art, drawing influences from JMW Turner and Gerhard Richter.

 

Refining her style over the years, KC's etherial landscape paintings are at once abstract and true to life. She now resides and shows her work in Charleston, SC, while participating in several fine art festivals around the country throughout the year. Most recently, she was awarded the 2010 and 2013 Mayor's Choice/Best in Show Award at the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Exhibition, a third place at the 2010 Festival of the Masters, as well as first place awards at the 2011 Maitland Rotary Art Festival and the 2011 Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition.

www.kccollinsart.com

 

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Featured Artist - September 2013

Monday, Sep 02, 2013

Posted By Katie Wilber

October 2013 Featured Artist - Sarah Look

Sarah Look

Yarmouth, ME

 

Favorite A&C Item:

Paints, pastels, and staff knowledge and helpfulness

Specialties:

Painting

 

Sarah Elizabeth Look has been a part of the fine art and design world for over twenty-five years. She works in watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and oil pastel. Her career encompasses the precision style of botanical art to the current work in abstract impressionism. 

 

Her paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and England. Her work has been represented and shown by galleries in New England and New York. In the 1980's she also operated her own galleries in Ellsworth and Northeast Harbor, Maine. Her Fine Art has been published as botanical illustration, limited edition prints and greeting cards.

 

"...an artist must 'seize the glimpse' "   "... an artist's work expresses a wider background of felt thought and experience of life".   -Robert Motherwell

 

www.sarahelizabethlookfineart.com

 

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