“Snapped” © Brian Sauerland
Bio: Brian Sauerland received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1990 from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. While attending there he began working with pastels and he has concentrated since then on paintings in pastel. Brian is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, and holds memberships in Chicago Pastel Painters, where he is Vice President and Distinguished Member (DCPP), the Midwest Pastel Society, the Wilmette Arts Guild, and the Great Lakes Pastel Society. Brian has been winning awards for his work since 1986; most recently an Honorable Mention in the 14th Annual Pastel 100; a Bronze Award in the 13th Annual Pastel 100; and a feature article in the Pastel Journal April 2012 issue. Also the Jack Richeson & Company Award - 2011 Chicago Pastel Painters 3rd Biennial National Juried Exhibition.
Brian currently resides in Palatine, Illinois.
Subjects: Landscapes, still lifes and portraits.
Style: Representational. Brian says he is influenced by many styles and periods of art including Impressionism and by various artists such as N.C. Wyeth, Edgar Degas, and John Singer Sargent.
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Gallery: Winterscapes; Landscapes; Still Lifes; Portraits.
Image View: Thumbnails enlarge in viewer and may be scrolled. They will enlarge further in a new pop-up and download is possible. Snapped is 15x24 ins.