AAC Issue 104

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American Art Collector #104

June 2014

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106

September Vhay

Heartbeats: great and small Jackson, WY

108

P.A. Jones

Above and below, Austin, TX

110

Greg Simkins

The good knight, Los Angeles, CA

112

Alex Kanevsky

The profound and the beautiful, New York, NY

114

Karen Ann Myers

The view from above, Charleston, SC

116

Steven Katz

City life, New York, NY

118

Michael Carson

False horizons, New York, NY

120

Rick Fleury

A new focus, Orleans, MA

122

Carol Maguire

New beginnings, Orleans, MA

124

Laurin McCracken

Visual abundance, Santa Fe, NM

126

Josh Clare

Paradise found, Jackson, WY

130

Alfredo Barros

Choosing a path, Porto, Portugal

136

Thinking figuratively

Three-man show

138

Talent exemplified

Annual gallery exhibit, Boston, MA

140

Adventurous women

A group showcase, Sag Harbor, NY

142

Susan Hoehn & Kathy O'Leary

Beauty inside and out, Sacramento, CA

Departments


34

Calling Coast to Coast!



36

Art Show Previews



144

Artist Focus Pages



Special Sections


72

Enraptured by the Sea

Collecting Marine Art

92

The Art Lover's Guide to Collecting Fine Art in the Midwest



158

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition

The annual exhibit heads to Bennington, Vermont

165

Oil Painters of America

The organization promotes and preserves excellence for representational artists

Features


42

Art by Design

By John O'Hern

48

In Plain Sight: Richard Estes



54

Mirrors of Reality: Mirrors of Reality:

By John O'Hern

60

Ice to Island: Zaria Forman


Award Winner


128

Mary Qian

Moments of life, Chicago, IL


134

Julia Loken & Les Perhacs

Water and stone, Santa Fe, NM

Galleries in this Issue














elizabeth Dunlop Studios

elizabeth Dunlop Studios

Mesa, AZ

Art Obsessions

Art Obsessions

Truckee, CA

Christine Graefe Drewyer

Christine Graefe Drewyer

San Diego, CA

Elliott Fouts Gallery

Elliott Fouts Gallery

Sacramento, CA

John Pence Gallery

John Pence Gallery

San Francisco, CA

Karen Yee

Karen Yee

Laguna Beach, CA

Maxwell Alexander Gallery

Maxwell Alexander Gallery

Culver City, CA

Michelle Jung

Michelle Jung

Santa Cruz, CA

Mountainsong Galleries

Mountainsong Galleries

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Simon Addyman

Simon Addyman

Auburn, CA

Loveland Sculpture Invitational

Loveland Sculpture Invitational

Loveland, CO

Robert Hagan

Robert Hagan

Carbondale, CO

Sculpture in the Park

Sculpture in the Park

Loveland, CO

Wilson Art Sales

Wilson Art Sales

Loveland, CO

Laurian Mohai

Laurian Mohai

Spring Hill, FL

M. Camille Day

M. Camille Day

Blue Ridge, GA

Jordanne Gallery

Jordanne Gallery

Makawao, HI


Boulevard Fine Art

Boulevard Fine Art

Clarendon Hills, IL

Lotton Gallery

Lotton Gallery

Chicago, IL

William A. Schneider

William A. Schneider

Crystal Lake, IL

Chris Griffin-Woods

Chris Griffin-Woods

Nashville, IN

Randall Scott Harden

Randall Scott Harden

Carmel, IN

Addison Art Gallery

Addison Art Gallery

Cape Cod, MA

Arnold Desmarais

Arnold Desmarais

Cape Cod, MA


Quidley & Company Fine Art

Quidley & Company Fine Art

Boston, MA


Jane Chapin

Jane Chapin

Frederick, MD

Landmark Gallery

Landmark Gallery

Kennebunkport, ME

Linda Norton Studio

Linda Norton Studio

Camden, ME

Vail Pagliarani

Vail Pagliarani

Sandwich, ME

Kristin K. Hosbein

Kristin K. Hosbein

St. Joseph, MI

Abbate Fine Art

Abbate Fine Art

Santa Fe, NM

Evoke Contemporary

Evoke Contemporary

Santa Fe, NM

Greenberg Fine Art

Greenberg Fine Art

Santa Fe, NM

Sculpt Santa Fe

Sculpt Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

Sugarman-Peterson Gallery

Sugarman-Peterson Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Arcadia Contemporary

Arcadia Contemporary

New York, NY

Arcadia Contemporary

Arcadia Contemporary

New York, NY

Art Hamptons

Art Hamptons

Bridgehampton, NY

Chrysalis Gallery

Chrysalis Gallery

Southampton, NY

RJD Gallery

RJD Gallery

Sag Harbor, NY

RJD Gallery

RJD Gallery

Sag Harbor, NY

Row House Gallery

Row House Gallery

Milford, OH

Mockingbird Gallery

Mockingbird Gallery

Bend, OR

Lord Nelsons's Gallery

Lord Nelsons's Gallery

Gettysburg, PA

Blazing Editions

Blazing Editions

East Greenwich, RI

Blazing Fine Art

Blazing Fine Art

East Greenwich, RI


Robert Lange Studios

Robert Lange Studios

Charleston, SC

Darrell Davis

Darrell Davis

Arlington, TX

Davis & Co

Davis & Co

Old Town Spring, TX

Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery

Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery

Austin, TX


Keith Wilkie Art Studio

Keith Wilkie Art Studio

McLean, VA

The Bennington Center for the Arts

The Bennington Center for the Arts

Bennington, VT

Cole Gallery

Cole Gallery

Edmonds, WA

Michele Usibelli Fine Art Studio

Michele Usibelli Fine Art Studio

Seattle, WA

Roby King

Roby King

Bainbridge Island, WA

Door County Plein Air Festival

Door County Plein Air Festival

Door County, WI

Altamira Fine Art

Altamira Fine Art

Jackson, WY