AAC Issue 102

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American Art Collector #102

April 2014

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Jesse Powell

Among the trees Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

118

Derek Buckner

Industry and nature unite: New York, NY

120

Sharon Moody

Beyond reality: New York, NY

122

Lee Alban

Black gold: Fredericksburg, TX

124

David Michael Bowers

Realism with an edge: Sarasota, FL

126

Jason Shawn Alexander

The beauty of despair: Los Angeles, CA

128

Samantha Buller

Warmth and light: Sacramento, CA

130

Brian Stephens

The fox and the pineapple: Hallandale Beach, FL

132

Ryan Hewett

Faceless evolution: Culver City, CA

140

Kris Preslan

Cars I'll never own: Lake Oswego, OR

134

Contemporary romanticism

Three-artist showcase: New York, NY

136

Two decades of art

20th anniversary invitational: Alexandria, VA

138

In the flesh

Demos and exhibition: Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

144

American road trip

Landscapes on display: Nashville, TN

146

Everyday subjects

Annual still life exhibit: Madison, CT

148

Objects of beauty

From florals to Trompe l'Oeil: San Francisco, CA

150

Braving the elements

Interpreting earth, wind, fire and water: Charleston, SC

152

Movement and stillness

Three women artists: Fredericksburg, TX

154

Artistic excellence

Salon international: San Antonio, TX

Departments


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38

Calling Coast to Coast!



40

Art Fair Preview



42

Art Show Preview



156

Artist Focus Pages



Special Sections


84

Reflections of Nature

Painting Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes

106

The Art Lover's Guide to Collecting Fine Art in Texas



168

Southeast Showcase

Members of Women Painters of the Southeast display juried artwork during the group's third annual exhibit.

Features


52

Invested in Beauty

By John O'Hern

60

Drawn to the Light

By John O'Hern

66

The Realities of Our Times

By John O'Hern


174

Glass Roots

By Ferdinand Hampson

180

Family History

The Lottons

184

Evolution of Glass Art

42nd annual International Glass Invitational at Habatat Galleries

186

Weaving colors

Markow & Norris at Chasen Galleries

188

Southwestern light

Glass art at Blue Rain Contemporary

190

Glass Art Special Section


Galleries in this Issue


Bonner David Galleries

Bonner David Galleries

Scottsdale, AZ

Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

AZ



Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University

CA







Mountainsong Galleries

Mountainsong Galleries

CA

Mountainsong Galleries

Mountainsong Galleries

CA

Olga Dickey-Demchenko

Olga Dickey-Demchenko

CA

San Francisco Design Center

San Francisco Design Center

CA


William Thomas Gallery

William Thomas Gallery

CO

American Painting Fine Art

American Painting Fine Art

DC

Portrait Society of America

Portrait Society of America

DC

Florida's Forgotten Coast

Florida's Forgotten Coast

FL




Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

IL



Quidley & Company Fine Art

Quidley & Company Fine Art

MA


Spectrum Fantastic Art Live

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live

MO









Sunflower Fine Art Gallery

Sunflower Fine Art Gallery

NY




Fredericksburg Art Gallery

Fredericksburg Art Gallery

TX



Jill Holland Fine Art

Jill Holland Fine Art

TX


Bruce Brainard Fine Art

Bruce Brainard Fine Art

UT

Colleen Howe Bleinberger

Colleen Howe Bleinberger

UT


Chuck Larivey Fine Art

Chuck Larivey Fine Art

VA