Liz Arango-Howshall is a contemporary impressionistic painter. She creates unique and original contemporary paintings in oils, acrylics, mixed media, ink, watercolors and pastels. She works with a variety of supports (canvas, paper, tin and wood) as well as a various subject matter. "The world is the inspiration for my art...my ideas flow from the beauty of nature and diverse cultures"
Arango-Howshall currently resides and works in Maryland. She has been exhibiting her work since 1993 throughout Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and Maryland. Her work is in public and privately collections in the United States and the Caribbean. She owns and offers art lessons and workshop for adults and children at The Art Rooms Professional Art Supplies, 116 N. Washington St., Havre de Grace, Maryland.
Liz Arango-Howshall may be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and samples of her work please visit her web page at www.hdgartists.com
Steve Gottlieb has had thousands of his images published worldwide, including in virtually every major photography magazine. His work has been recognized with numerous awards, such as "Advertising Photograph of the Year" in both NYC and Washington, DC. Steve is the photographer — as well as author and designer — of six books including Cecil County: A Personal Portrait, American Icons, Washington: Portrait of a City, FLUSH: Celebrating Bathrooms Past & Present and Abandoned America. A brief sampling of the recognition for his books:
"Gift Book of the Year" People magazine and USA Today
"Best in Show" Chicago Book and Media Fair.
"Gifted photographer and author Steve Gottlieb has crafted yet another inspired book." Shutterbug magazine
"Steve Gottlieb has produced a book of cityscapes that manages to evade every cliche." Popular Photography
Steve is founder and director of Horizon Photography Workshops, which was selected by American Photographer magazine as one of the “12 Awesome Travel Workshops in the United States.” www.horizonworkshops.com. Steve is a frequent speaker on various aspects of photography.
Using a photography-based process he developed called "VisionMining," Steve also leads workshops for businesses, non-profits and government agencies to promote creativity, innovation and team-building (www.visionmining.com)
A graduate of Columbia College and Law School, Steve practiced law for a decade before turning his photography hobby into his vocation.
Steve Gottlieb Photography
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As a young teen Bert enjoyed drawing and paint-by-numbers as a form of entertainment and creative passion. He took several art classes in college and continued classes with many good instructors over the years, including Mr. William Weaver and Mr. Ed Friend. His normal path leans towards landscape work with much architecture and details. He loves traveling with his wife and paints many of his pieces from his photographs, sometimes combining 3 or 4 themes to get a better result. Mostly self-taught, Bert paints as a stress reliever and simply because it is an enjoyment for him.
David Trout Biography and Artist Statement
I was born in Philadelphia on May 18, 1957 and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ. In 1969, my family moved to Montgomery County, PA. For 35 years, I lived in the neighboring towns of Jenkintown and Glenside. I am now married and reside in Elkton, MD, where I have established myself as a local artist.
I have been involved in fine arts since I was eight years old. Formally trained at both the Studio School of Art and Design and the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, I continued with workshops at the Philadelphia College of Art (PCA). I consider myself to be a landscape and still life artist, working mainly in oils. As an artist, the learning process never ends. I try to keep myself open to new ideas and new techniques. This attitude of always trying to improve is what keeps me painting. My work is “representa- tional with an impressionistic flair” and is constantly evolving. My objective is to capture the subtle nuances of light within a subject.
My work has been in numerous exhibits in PA, NJ, DE, and MD. At the Louisa Melrose Gallery, I won two ribbons. In December 1998 and in September 2005, I was featured in the Artist's Magazine in their Art Clinic Section. My work was in the sales and rental gallery at the Philadelphia Art Museum. I have received three Honorable Mentions. Two private collectors have three of my oil paintings each. I have had the opportunity to establish myself with commissioned works and gallery representation. My newest venture is my blog to showcase my artwork: www.davidwtrout.wordpress.com.
Hi, I'm Jeanne Murray and I call my art “Dream Art.” I had a dream image & decided to draw it. That was in late April of 2014. That year I drew over 250 Gel Pen pictures. In Feb of 2015 I took a watercolor painting class taught by Mary Tabo at the Cecil Community College. Now at 68, I feel I have found my passion. I do water color & acrylics. I particularly love painting animals but I do venture into some imaginary imagery.
Award-winning artist Jessica St. Clair specializes in photographic fine art, digital art and graphic design, often crossing platforms and blending mediums for unique, unexpected and eye-catching results.
With a robust foundation of education and experience, Jessica St. Clair Studio, LLC fuses creative passion with skilled profession, provides excellence in design and exhibition and embraces a mission of giving back through art.
Janice Frederick is a multi-media painter who prefers to work from life studies for her portrait, landscape, and still-life paintings. Ms. Frederick participates in “Plein Air” landscape competitions and completes her commissioned portraits by appointment in her Havre de Grace, Maryland, Faces ‘n Places Art Studio. She continues to study with prominent artists to improve her skills, exhibits in galleries and other venues. Mrs. Frederick’s paintings are included in local and international private collections. Visit her website www.janicefrederic.com or www.facesnplacesart.com.
Edwin Friend Artist Statement *1926 - 2016
To me, Great Nature's myriad forms of life all have an indwelling presence of their own and speak in elegant silence. It is this reality that I strive to touch and reflect through my painting.
What lives Forever
Is only Now,
The precious moment
Of Instant Awareness,
That by-steps time,
That lives in Eternity.
That brings Life Overflowing.
Nan Furness Artist Statement
A time for renewal, a time to bloom
If winter didn't take you then there's still room
to find that SOMETHING however old,
however forgotten; forget what you're told.
We each have a SOMETHING, a spark that's still lit. So bloom
at your finest while you re-new IT
Nan Furness 2013
Corinne Litzenberg Biography
Artist creating abstract emotive paintings
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I create art because I must.1 It’s the core of who I am. I make art
with emotion, integrity, intensity and hope.
My art involves experimenting with paint to create abstract
emotive works. When painting, I challenge myself to complete a work in
one sitting. I almost always do not have a concrete idea for a piece
before putting brush and paint to canvas. It starts with an emotion, which
leads to a color palette, and then to a composition idea. This method can
sometimes result in what at first can be interpreted as a mistake in
process. But this is always merely a change of direction, producing
unexpected beauty. The work of art that is created through this process
starts in the subconscious and ends in the senses of perception and
emotion. This is my abstract emotive art.
1 Inspired by dialogue in the film The Red Shoes :
Boris : Why do you want to dance?
Victoria : Why do you want to live?
Boris : Well, I don't know exactly why, er, but I must.
Victoria : That's my answer too.
Ken majored in art at the University of Delaware and worked professionally for about 15 years as an art director/creative director in various advertising agencies in Wilmington and Baltimore before taking a different career direction as a military officer.
Brig Gen Kennard R Wiggins Jr retired from active duty on October 1, 2004 as the Air National Guard adviser to Training, and Deputy Chief, Air Force Training and Requirements, Headquarters USAF, Pentagon, Washington DC.
Over the years Ken has painted in acrylic, watercolor, oils, along with graphite, charcoal and colored pencil. Ken has written several local books, his latest project is a history of notable ships and sailors of Delaware. He has completed a number of paintings and drawings of these marines subjects as a desire to illustrate his book.
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