AAC Issue 4

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American Art Collector #4

February 2006

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114

Matt Smith

The Sonoran Desert landscape found around Smith's Arizona home provides him with a wealth of subject matter.

118

Daniel Gerhartz

Gerhartz hopes his work creates a truth and honesty that hints at transcendence.

122

Gary Ernest Smith

Smith's new series proves that he is a master at capturing the rural American landscape.

126

Anthony Caro

Caro's experiments in ceramics for his new Kenwood series at Bentley Projects.

128

John Burton

Burton travels around the world to paint and document unique cultures.

132

Merrill Mahaffey

Rocks and canyon walls become lessons in color and composition for this Arizona artist.

136

Anthony Waichulis

Waichulis' paintings bring whole new meaning to term "Fool the Eye."

140

David Levinthal

Debut Dallas show includes Levinthal's most successful art photography series.

142

Logan Hagege

A move to downtown Los Angeles has Hagege painting portraits of buildings.

146

Chris Morel

Taos-based painter continues to return to the Maryland farmlands of his childhood.

148

Gary Godbee

Gary Godbee's Panoramas.

152

Hilo Chen

Chen returns to the beach after 35 years.

154

Jane Bloodgood-Abrams

Hudson River Valley painter infuses nature with the presence of the divine.

156

Glenn Harrington

Buck's County artist creates extraordinary moments from ordinary life.

160

Colin Brown

Brown's new process of carbon and plaster allows him to realize his grand vision of New York City.

162

Matt Bracket

First Boston Solo Show will provide Brackett with a final look at work based on the loss of his family stone.

164

Dean Richardson

Richardson's nostalgic realist images capture America's exciting past.

166

Kenneth Vincent

Vincent uses planes of color and geometric shapes to create Cubist-inspired landscapes.

170

Kevin Fitzgerald

Ethereal tonal landscapes present an idealized view of color in nature.

174

John Terelak

Mood, moment and atmosphere are the hallmarks of Terelak's new Connecticut exhibition.

178

Michael Keane

Classic Maritime painter uses traditional method to create luminosity in his new works.

182

Daniel Graves

Graves continues the humanist spirit in Western art through his work and teaching.

186

Ted Ellis

New Orleans artist shows how art can heal and give hope in the face of tragedy.

188

Stefanie Lieberman

The calm beauty of Lieberman's new work was inspired by the South Carolina marshes and the canals of Western Pennsylvania.

192

Morgan Craig

Craig sees abandoned warehouses and factories as relics of a lost American past.

194

Perry Austin

Alabama artist documents the rich atmosphere of the Southern landscape in his exhibition of new work.

198

Leonard Wren

Wren creates Impressionist paintings that celebrate the positive aspects of life.

204

Frank Corso

Corso goes deep into the Everglades to create works for new exhibition.

144

Donelli DiMaria

DiMaria uses his new still life paintings to experiment with size and composition.

202

Timothy C. Tyler

Tyler uses a variety of techniques to create a unique surface to intrigue collectors of his new paintings.

206

Dean Mitchell

Mitchell uses his watercolors to confront issues of race, history and the welfare of others.

212

Timothy Thies

Scenic Coeur d'Alene studio allows Thies to capture the beauty of the passing seasons.

218

John Ebersberger

Ebersberger's works show a combination of academic painting and a strong colorist approach.

42

The Dr. David C. Driskell Collection

Dr. Driskell lets us in on the knowledge gained from 50 years of art collecting.

72

Figure Group Exhibition

Waterhouse artists give their insights on painting the human form.

24

Art Collector

THe Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism

30

Gallery Owner

Observations and Revelations In these musings by an elder, John Pence of John Pence Gallery shares three decades of insight. By John Pence

34

Museum Curator

Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is next stop for the acclaimed Robert Bechtle exhibition. By Janet Bishop

48

Museum Curator

As February is the month of Art Fairs, John O'Hern fills us in on all we need to know about these popular events. By John O'Hern

56

Art Design Consultant

Art for folk art's sake Our interior designer gives a behind-the-scenes look at choosing and placing art for a newly renovated Park Avenue duplex. By Eric Cohler

62

Art Appraiser

What you should know about the African American art market today. By Jane C.H. Jacob, M.A., AAA

220

Confession of a Starving Artist

In this ongoing series, you can read what life is like from an artist's viewpoint. By Harley Brown

90

Leading Ladies Part II

When it comes to marketing artists, gallery owners are finding that in today's arena, women have broken into what was once a male dominated profession.