Sunday, November 15, 2009

Alan Flattmann

Napoleon House Bar

Name: Alan Flattman, Master Pastellist, PSA
Bio: Alan Flattmann was born in the city of New Orleans in 1946. At the age of seventeen, he received a New Orleans Art Association Scholarship to study with the renown regionalist painter John McCrady at the John McCrady Art School in the French Quarter. It was there that his lifetime interest in painting the French Quarter began. Spanning a career of over 4 decades, Alan Flattmann is recognized as one of America's most outstanding and gifted artists'. He was inducted into The Pastel Society of America’s “Hall of Fame” in 2006 and awarded the PSA Master Pastelist distinction in 1991. He is the recipient of the 1996 American Artist Art Masters Award for pastel teacher and has been listed in Who's Who in American Art since 1981. In conjunction with the publication of the book, “Alan Flattmann’s French Quarter Impressions”, the mayor of New Orleans officially proclaimed September 28, 2002 as Alan Flattmann Day in recognition of 25 years of success painting in the French Quarter.
Media: Pastel
Subjects: Buildings, people
Publications: "The Art of Pastel Painting", by Alan Flattmann, Pelican Publishing, 2007, New Orleans, LA (first published by Watson-Guptill Publications, 1987, New York, NY;)
Style: Very distinctive, mostly but not exclusively based in French Quarter, New Orleans
Navigation: Basic navigation links open on all pages
Gallery: A single page with information on Bryant Galleries.
Image view: About 20 “large thumbnails” Image size is indicated. There are also images, size not given, on the giclee page.
Demos: No. There is a link to his workshops programme.
Blog: No
Ebay: No

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