Featured Artist: Felicia Forte!

Hamtramck Year One- Portrait of Matt by Felecia Forte 12x16 Oil

Hamtramck Year One- Portrait of Matt by Felicia Forte 12×16 Oil

Featured Artist: Felicia Forte – check out these two wonderful paintings. Wow, Wow, Wow!

Felicia Forte. I ran across Felicia’s work and it really caught my attention! There is something different about it. It’s got pizazz! She catches the subtle nuances that really make the painting stand out. Like the streak of light paint on the left lens of Matt’s glasses, you can see dimension. So much of this painting is realistic and incredible, the hair and shadows on his face are wonderful. The combination of that wonderful, funky blue and the loose background makes this painting a WOW to me.

In the Interim- Time Machine by Felecia Forte 20x24%22 Oil

In the Interim- Time Machine by Felicia Forte 20×24″ Oil

The freezer. Who paints a freezer with much success? The way that Felicia has that jaw dropping lavender, along with the bits of yellow and that AH-MAZING light in the back of the freezer. Good grief. Who would think a freezer painting could be so awesome? Be sure to check out Felicia’s work – it’s different. I love it!

Read a bit about Felicia, from her website:

Felicia Forte is a representational oil painter based in Detroit, Michigan. Felicia is a sought after instructor of drawing and painting who has taught at various institutions including The de Young Museum of Fine Art, The Walt Disney Family Museum. In December, 2013 she was awarded a month-long residency at The de Young Museum of Fine Art in San Francisco. In 2014 she participated as faculty at the Plein Air Convention and Expo in Monterey, California. In 2015 and 2016 Felica’s Self Portrait will exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in London for The BP Portrait Award. Felicia maintains a studio in Hamtramck where she works on commissioned portraiture, gallery work, and offers instruction in drawing and painting to private students. She was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Read more HERE

All images via FeliciaForte.com, used with permission…

Images are not for reproduction, they are property of the artist.

Catch you back here tomorrow!

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