AAC Issue 6

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American Art Collector #6

April 2006

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Bo Bartlett

Bartlett introduces an otherworldly, almost subconscious look to his new works

136

Matthew Pierog

Collectors are sure to respond to Pierog's minimalist, zenlike works.

138

Edward Minoff

Minoff's extensive study of the ocean has led him to a true method of depicting its power and grandeur.

144

Glen Hansen

Art as carefully measured adventure unveiled in New York.

146

Paul Raymond Seaton

Seaton evokes the changing beauty of the timeless English garden.

150

Kathryn Stats

Stats shows her mastery of color, temperature and intensity.

154

Don Stone

Honesty and dedication shine in this master's work.

160

Steven Quartly

Mood and emotion expressed in vibrant color.

162

Karen Offutt

Offutt's painterly style uses mood and emotion to create a sense of place.

166

Victoria Adams

Drawing from a glorious historical landscape tradition.

170

Harold Gregor

Gregor offers three different ways of interpreting traditional landscape painting.

174

Tom Yost

Yost's work as a conservator of famous American art brings a classical feel and longevity to his paintings.

178

David Fokos

Sublime photography from a master.

184

Elaine Coffee

Slice of life paintings focus on intimate moments in crowded places.

186

Sylvia Trybek

Quality will always find favor with collectors.

188

Elizabeth Leary

Clean lines, classical style draw Leary to paintings of historic architecture and still life.

190

Steve Huston

Huston's new paintings document the myth of the modern American worker.

194

Paul Rafferty

Rafferty's beach and ocean scenes take the viewer from the Hamptons to the South of France.

196

Leopoldo Sanchez

Sanchez shows range of styles, from architectural works to figures, in his new Naples exhibition.

202

Yingzhao Liu

Blending two distinct art traditions.

204

Jason Wheatley

Wheatley's flora and fauna serve as a bridge between two worlds in these contemporary still lifes.

206

Romona Youngquist

Collectors queue for Youngquist's fields of flowers.

212

Nathaniel Mather

Mather uses common symbols to convey his emotional experiences.

214

Michael Godfrey

Godfrey captures the light-filled grandeur of America.

216

Peter Holbrook

Conveying the wonder of monumental landscapes.

220

Steven Coyle

Coyle draws from images of daily life to comment on how we view the natural world.

182

Natalie Featherston

Featherston's home and studio connects her with great American painters of the past.

198

Margaret Petterson

The South Carolina lowcountry creates an opportunity to push compositions based on color and shapes.

210

Diane Van Noord

Lake Michigan and the Sonoran Desert give Diane Van Noord seasons of beauty and inspiration.

58

Calling Coast to Coast

Each issue we will ask leading galleries coast to coast to tell us what's hot and to identify the trends in their city.

60

April Art Fair Preview

Art Chicago in the Park, 2006.

34

Art Consultant

Creating a personal space By Aldo Castillo Software developer Bob Gowdy shows how art, architecture and furniture can be combined to personalize and humanize an interior space.

40

Museum Curator

Collecting still life paintings By John O'Hern Learn about the trends in still life work and the collectable artists currently painting in this ever-shifting style.

46

Interior Designer

The 5 Essential Rules of Collecting By Eric Cohler Creating a collection is a fantastic journey, start small and you will be amazed at the places that it will take you.

52

Art Appraiser

How an artist's reputation affects the value of a work of art. By Jane C.H. Jacob Reputation means the difference between success and failure in the art market.

190

Artist

Confessions of a Starving Artist By Harley Brown You've read what art consultants, appraisers, dealers and museums have to say, now, in this ongoing series, you can read what life is like from an artist's viewpoint.

70

Excellence and Exploration

The California Art Club 95th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition Pasadena Museum of California Art 1-23 April.

86

Painting the Golden Isles

The 2006 Exhibition of the Plein Air Painters of the Southeast.

94

East Meets West

Five Contemporary Chinese artists living and painting in the United States are the common thread, each blending Western techniques with Eastern culture and traditions, in this unique group show.

128

Flowers in the Landscape and Still Life Group Show in Point Reyes

Northern California's hills and valleys are covered with a beautiful blanket of flowers this Spring, all captured on canvas by William Lester Gallery's artists.

132

Figurative work that stands out from the crowd

New explorations of figure painting bring a resurgence of interest to this classical art form.

64

Painting Wilmington

The Walls Gallery in Wilmington, North Carolina, has lured 17 superior artists from all over the country for its exciting paint out and exhibition.