Photo Essay: Garin Baker’s space is unique in that he and his wife, Clara, have been restoring their 4500 square-foot property by converting the attached carriage house into the perfect artist haven.
"My best work comes when I’m able to give up control ... Then the painting takes on a life of its own.”
"How do they do that?" Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look into how the process of creating art, including the "unfinished" pieces, becomes the finished work.
"Everywhere I go I am inspired by people around me. When I went to the Grand Canyon, I was more interested in the people than the view. I can’t help it."
As an artist, one does not need to sacrifice his or her personal expression for the sake of learning the principles.
When his muse, Carmen Dell’Orefice arrived, she said, ‘I know what you’re going to ask me and my answer is yes.’”
With her deliberate brushwork and attention to the scene, Beverly captures the essence of the landscape and wildlife beautifully and artfully.
"The best thing about being an artist is truly being able to recognize, being aware of, and taking in the beauty that surrounds us. I believe artists have the gift of being present in the moment; we have to be in order to absorb and then portray."
Blackshear’s “Western Nouveau” paintings have captured the imagination of Western art connoisseurs, who always have a sharp eye for a rising star.
Though not a familiar name in the often sensation-seeking world of contemporary art, this artist is no recluse, instead serving as professor of fine art at ...