Monday, November 28, 2011

Sharon Allicotti

Name:  Sharon Allicotti
Bio:  Sharon Allicotti graduated with an MFA from California State University, Long Beach, School of Fine Arts in 1987 and is currently an instructor at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art in Van Nuys, Ca. She is also a graduate programme mentor at the Laguna College of Art and Design. Her many awards include a Purchase Award, Works on Paper: Beginnings, Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA, in 2009. SHe had a Residency Fellowship, at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of Taos, New Mexico, in 2003.
Apat from group shows she has had solo exhibitions in Phoenix, San Diego, Las Vegas, Norwalk and Mount San Jacinto. Her work was featured in an article in the August 2010 Pastel Journal. It is worth visiting to see her unique artistic process at work.
Medium : Pastel, oil
Subjects: Figurative.
Style: Realist with surreal overtones. Allicotti works at fairly large sizes , from 22 x 30 to 56 x 42, on Stonehenge printing paper, using vine charcoal,  hard and soft pastels and pastel pencils; she avoids fixative
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Gallery: Galleries: Paintings in Pastel; Drawings; Oil Paintings.
Image View: Click on thumbnails to enlarge in a slideshow, or click again to enlarge further. Information is provided on each piece, if you click on the word Description at bottom left of viewer. Download is blocked by disabling the right click function. However, Mojave Rain Pool did not have the dimensions attached. 

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