Technique Tuesdays: the Art of the Self-Portrait

What is it? This week’s Technique Tuesday subject is not a new concept for anyone (particularly in today’s “selfie” filled world!). But not only is the self-portrait is an important exercise for an artist to undertake, it is also significant to view as well, and provides fascinating insight into an artist’s mind or mood. These artists, who spend…

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Studio Selfie Saturday: Jacob A. Pfeiffer

Happy Saturday! Today’s Studio Selfie features Wisconsin still life painter Jacob A. Pfeiffer. Known for his highly realistic and often subtly humorous still life compositions, Jacob’s work is currently featured in Principle Gallery’s booth at the Boston International Fine Arts Show. In fact, BIFAS even used his piece “A Bird in the Hand” to advertise…

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Studio Selfie Saturday: Aaron Westerberg

Happy Saturday!  Today’s Studio Selfie comes to us from California artist Aaron Westerberg. shown here between his two adorable pups. Aaron is an incredible artist who first showed with us at the May 2014 visiting artist invitational show called Tourist Season. He studied at the California Art Institute, then continued his studies with renowned painter…

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Studio Selfie Saturday: Larry Preston

Today’s Studio Selfie Saturday post features the incredible Larry Preston, a still life artist from Massachusetts. He is truly a man of many talents, as he spent many years dedicated to a successful music career before returning to his first love of paintng. A self-taught but amazingly talented artist, Larry’s beautifully composed, crisply detailed, and…

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Studio Selfie Saturday: Teresa Fischer

Happy Saturday! This week’s Studio Selfie features Massachusetts-based still life artist Teresa Fischer. Teresa is one of six artists in the group exhibition “Virtual Reality” at Principle Gallery Charleston this month. The show features a stunning array of hyperrealistic works, including several of Teresa’s newest paintings. Highly regarded for her whimsical, cleverly composed, and astoundingly…

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Studio Selfie Saturday: Colin Fraser

We hope you’re enjoying this new tradition of Studio Selfie Saturdays as much as we are! It’s a treat to see the creativity with which our artists give us a peek of themselves in their work environment and with which they answer the questions in our mini interview. Today’s selfie features the incredible Colin Fraser.…

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Studio Selfie Saturday PLUS! “10 Questions for the Artist” : Jorge Alberto (and Mia Bergeron pt. 2)

Happy Saturday! Today’s #StudioSelfieSaturday features the incredible still life artist Jorge Alberto. (Click here to see his work on our site!) Known for his incredibly realistic and three-dimensional compositions, this “trompe l’oeil” (meaning “trick of the eye”) artist excels at making viewers do a double-take. Jorge’s selfie shows him in the studio in front of…

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Studio Selfie Saturdays: Mia Bergeron

If you are an avid user of social media, you’ve no doubt heard of weekly Instagram hashtags like #ThrowbackThursday or #ManCrushMonday. If you haven’t, the idea is simple. Themed days of the week are fun ways to have a wide range of Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook users contribute photos to a common theme such as…

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