Featured Artist: Tina Ingraham!

Islanders Breakfast by Tina Ingraham

Islanders Breakfast by Tina Ingraham  20×24″ Oil

Tina Ingraham. A unique style with soft brushstrokes, wonderful color palette, and charming subject matter. Tina also mentors (coaches) students, so if you’re interested, be sure to check out her website.

The Islanders Breakfast. Lovely painting. Happy colors. There is depth to Tina’s paintings and it really makes them stand out! Nice soft edges and fabulous light in this painting!

Open Door II by Tina Ingraham

Open Door II by Tina Ingraham  12×18″  Oil

Another wonderful painting (It wasn’t easy to pick two images!) – I love the light on this building and all the layers underneath. Fabulous! Tina leaves out the details which makes the overall painting so much stronger. The sky, clouds and utility pole just add more charm. Both of these paintings are available at Sylvan Gallery in Wiscasset, Maine!

Read a bit about Carol from the Sylvan Gallery Website:

Tina Ingraham was born in Kenton, Ohio and received her Bachelor of Science in Design from the University of Cincinnati and MFA in Painting from Brooklyn College of CUNY where she received a Graduate Teaching Fellowship and The Charles G. Shaw Memorial Award for Scholarship and Art. As a life-long painter she has painted professionally for thirty-eight years, while incorporating periods of teaching at Bowdoin College and Maine College of Art in Maine, International School of Art in Italy, Stephens College in Missouri, and Brooklyn College, City University of New York. She now mentors painters privately by coaching artists, and teaching her originally designed process of building a painting and teaching color theory in paint: “It’s on the Palette.” Ms. Ingraham received a Fellowship from The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation in 1999, followed by a grant from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation for research in Painting. She was the recipient of The Sally and Milton Avery Fellowship in 1998 which funded her two-month residence at MacDowell Colony prior to her Guggenheim Fellowship year in Italy. While living and working in Italy from 1999 to 2002, she exhibited one-person shows of her still life, figure and landscape paintings in Germany, Italy and New York City and participated in an exhibition with the Association of Munich and German Artists at Haus der Kunst, in Munich. Ms. Ingraham relocated to the United States in 2003 and resides and works from her studios in Bath, Maine. Ms. Ingraham’s paintings hang internationally in private and public collections, including the portrait of Joshua Chamberlain commissioned by Bowdoin College. 

Images via TinaIngraham.com, used with permission…

Catch you back here tomorrow!

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