Thursday, April 12, 2012

Eden Compton

“Florida Bug” © Eden Compton

Name:  Eden Compton
Bio:  Originally from Connecticut, Eden Compton’s formal art education began with a BA in Art History from Colgate University and independent courses at the International Center for Photography in NYC.  She has  studied with Master Pastelist Doug Dawson and taken workshops with nationally known artists including Alan Flattman, Lois Wooley and Colin Page.  She has been painting full time since 2003 and was the artist in residence at Hawk’s Cay Resort in the Florida Keys for two years. Her award winning work has been included in numerous national juried shows including the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Salmagundi Art Club and the International Pastel Society as well as numerous regional and local shows.  She is a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society, the Cape Cod Pastel Society, Connecticut Plein Air Painters Society and Florida Plein Air.  She is also a juried member of the Degas Pastel Society and Oil Painters of America.
Medium: Pastel, oil.
Subjects: Landscape; Figurative.
Style: Representational
Navigation: A FineArtStudioOnline Website.
Gallery: Works: North East Landscapes; Southern Landscpes; Figurative and Markets; Cityscapes.
Image View:  Gallery thumbnails enlarge in a new page. Thumbnails are named on mouseover and the medium and dimension is usually included. Florida Bug is 9 x 12 ins, 640 x 486, 90 KB.


  1. Thanks so much for this post! What a wonderful honor to be included with all the pastel artists you've included in this blog. Very much appreciated! And you're quite an accomplished pastelist yourself - lovely work!

  2. Thank you Eden - this blog would not exist without artists like you to feature. I hope it is a resource for all who use this most immediate if exacting medium.

  3. Glad to see you're still watching, Casey!