Visual Arts - Artists Directory
Dennis Chadra Art Studio & Gallery: Artist / Instructor Dennis Chadra paints in oils specializing in still life, landscapes, portraits and figures. Located in Wheaton, IL. The major turning point in his style was due to studying several years under Wes Berrier, a traditionalist who paints in Rembrandt's technique. Dennis has also studied under Professor Chang Li of Beijing, China who paints in the French Impressionistic style. He has studied under Romel de la Torre, a prior student of Richard Schmid, in Portrait Painting. He has documented the art techniques of Chang Li and the late Joseph DeVelasco (b.1933-d.1999). Currently, Dennis is studying under David A. Leffel in still life and portrait painting.
Maureen McKee: - I work primarily in oil media - Oil Pastel, Oil, and Oil Monotypes and enjoy the diversity of each. In my explorations of creating visual images, inspiration comes from people and nature and everything around me.
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Michael Siegel Fine Art: A fantastic artist. The pivotal moment in his studies came in 1998, when at the age of 18 he attended a painting seminar taught by Gregg Kreutz of the New York Art Students' League, who introduced him to the chiaroscuro style of the old Dutch Masters. Since then Michael has been studying privately under the incomparable David A. Leffel, formerly of the Art Student's League in NY, who is considered by many as a "20th Century Old Master." www.siegelfineart.com
Sherrie McGraw : Nestled in the mountains of Northern New Mexico, Sherrie McGraw enjoys the freedom and solitude of her historical studio. There, pure light and thought unite on canvas. Inspired by inner vision and comprehension, her next work unfolds, creating new struggles and growth.
Nicolai Fechin: "..Fechin took great delight in the abundance of subject matter the Taos area provided him. He worked with vibrant hues to paint the native people and traveled south to Mexico to sketch in charcoal, pencil and pastel the many faces of its people."
Lisa Gloria: Oil Paintings. Aurora, IL artist Lisa Gloria graduated in 1989 from the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, and went on to briefly study art at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Ratindra Das: Ratindra Das is a nationally known artist, educator and juror who holds signature membership in American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Master status), Northwest Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, Mississippi Watercolor Society and Arizona Watercolor Association. A frequent juror of exhibitions and shows, recently he was one of the selection juror for the American Watercolor Society and sole juror of selection and awards for the 2006 annual exhibit of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America. He has won numerous awards in national competitive shows that included five awards from the American Watercolor Society.
Naperville, IL resident since 1998 has been inspired by our Mid-West
landscapes to the great cities around the world that he has visited or has
lived. Mostly a self taught artist with valuable guidance from Art League
members and friends to be bold and spontaneous.
Nancy D'Agostino: Acrylic & Mixed Media paintings.
Ray Upham: Photography.
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