Overtures © Elaine Augustine
Bio : Elaine Augustine is from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, when she showed an early talent for drawing and painting. In high school, she studied art privately and then took art classes as an undergraduate at the University of Tennessee. She has also studied with Ramon Kelley, Sally Strand and Ben Konis. Elaine is acclaimed for her vitality of colors, strength of composition and variety of subject matter. She paints colourful landscapes, vibrant still lifes, and glowing children.
Her work ranges in size from small 4" x 6" pastels to 40" x 60" oil diptychs. Elaine's paintings have earned her national honors and are held in corporate and private collections worldwide. She is a Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America, a signature member of the Degas Pastel Society and the Pastel Society of the West Coast, and a Member of Excellence in the Southeastern Pastel Society.
She has earned honours in national, regional and local juried competitions. Her work was included in "Connecting Alabama: Six Artists" sponsored by the Alabama State Council on the Arts. A night scene she painted from a photograph she took in New York won "Best of Show" in a competition held at Samford University in Birmingham. And, she has had pastels juried into the prestigious Pastel Society of America's "For Pastels Only" exhibitions in New York City.
Elaine resides in Florence, Alabama, and occasionally teaches pastel painting and pastel-making classes at the Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts and Northwest Shoals Community College. Her work is represented at the Emily Amy Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, and Artifacts Gallery in Florence, Alabama.
Medium: Pastel ; oil
Subjects: Portraits; Still Life
Style: Representational; abstract
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Gallery: Oils and Acrylics; Pastel: Abstract; Pastel: Representational; New Works
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