Featured Artist: Trisha Adams!

Gulls by Trisha Adams 24×36″ Oil

Trisha Adams. These gulls are amazing. You can see their flight pattern is a bit tumultuous with the wild sea and blowing wind! Love the movement in this painting!

How important do you think an Artist’s Bio/Artist’s Statement is on their website? I think it’s one of the most important pages. The bio is your opportunity to learn a little bit about the artist – why they paint, what they paint, how they paint, who they paint with – some bios are fascinating, some funny, some heartwarming… I LOVE to read what started Trisha painting! Incredible!

See more of Tricia’s work via these links:

Website  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Blog  | Events

Read a bit about Trisha, from her website:

A love of color inspires this California native.​

I didn’t start painting until I was 44. It began innocently enough when I had an empty picture frame and I decided to make something to fill it. The next thing I know, painting is an obsession and here I am.​

ARTIST STATEMENT

The paintings are representational with a dash of abstraction. My aim is not to render “objects,” instead I record the pattern of colored shapes. When I step back, the shapes coalesce into things, people and places. It feels like magic.

The painting is not a faithful portrayal of reality. Rather, it is my take on things. Just as a writer picks and chooses the details to include and the words with which to flavor or slant a story, I edit the content of the painting. Through exaggeration and editing, the visual joy of the scene is made clear.

Painting is a lifetime pursuit filled with discovery and experimentation. I invite you to share the journey with me.

Catch you back here tomorrow!

All images via TrishaAdams.com, used with permission…
Images are not for reproduction, they are property of the artist.
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