My art reflects a dance between the two sides of my brain. One moment I am in the left side of my brain and accuracy and realism is key. The next moment I am in the right side where creativity and spontaneity abound. Each of my paintings has a special place in my heart and they all have a purpose.
MEDIUM:Supporter of the Arts
Lilli has an affinity for the landscape in her native Texas but extends her interest to other landscapes and nature when she travels. Receiving her MA in Visual Arts at UH she continues to study with admired teachers in classes and workshops but retains her own interpretation of subjects and style.
Michael Petty is a man of few words, letting his art speak for itself. He paints image after image of the Texas that you know and love—its barns and hills and streams and coastline and old farms and rusted farm equipment, and cyclists, wielding his artists brush with expert care.
MEDIUM:Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pencil
MEDIUM:Gallery Owner, Photography
MEDIUM:Pen & Ink, Acrylic
Diane is a jewelry lover who is inspired by her natural surroundings. Her designs include natural and semi-precious stones for a slightly rustic quality, trying to blend a bit of natural beauty with modern but timeless sophistication, using the colors of nature to guide her.
Claire Porter fell in love with horses with her whole heart; her photographs evoke their elegance, power and grace. During the process of selecting and developing an image, Claire seeks interesting compositions that either create tension or possess serene simplicity through dramatic light.
I work wet into wet, layering thicker pigment over thinner pigment. This becomes a journey with unpredictable detours and outcomes which must be resolved along the way. Once I begin, I work spontaneously and intuitively, allowing the painting itself to lead me to the next stroke.