Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sharon Pomales

Agnus Dei omnes © Sharon Pomales
Name: Sharon Pomales PSA
URL: https://www.sharonpomales.com/
Bio: Born 1970 and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sharon Pomales is a contemporary realist artist working in oil and pastel. At the age of seven she took drawing lessons with renowned Argentinean portrait artist Antonio Gantes. Sharon kept studying drawing and painting with her father, Raul Pomales-Ledee, a watercolor artist, commercial illustrator and Art Director who worked in Advertising in San Juan and was her mentor and teacher until he passed away in Orlando, FL in 2006. Sharoin studied Visual Arts for 3 years at Sacred Heart University with artists Mary Ann MacKinnon and Rafael Marquez. A few years later she returned to college and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
She returned to painting full-time in 2007 and in July 2008 her piece “Self-portrait/heartbroken” was chosen to be part of the prestigious 15th Annual Auction of Latin American Art in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Since moving to Ohio in 2012 she has exhibited at various galleries, institutions, and museums nationwide and internationally. Her work has been featured in various publications, including the February 2018 ussue of the Pastel Journal. Sharon is a member of the Portrait Society of America, American Women Artists, International Guild of Realism, Allied Artists of America, and is a Signature Member of the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society and the Pastel Society of America.
​Her work is represented by Lovetts Gallery in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Medium: Pastel; oil.
Subjects : Still life.
Style: Contemporary realist
Gallery/ Image View: Click on the image under “Paintings” to scroll through her pastels and oils.
Details are provided on medium and dimension. Download is only possible as WebP files, which need a convertor to view. Click on the camera icon for Instagram to view more of her work. Agnus Dei omnes is 36”x24”
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Monday, February 5, 2018

Tom Beasley

Cielo Azul II.© Tom Beasley
Name: Tom Beasley
URL: https://tbeasley.com/
Bio: Tom Beasley was born in 1950 in Beeville, Texas, and still lives there. He painted in oils as a hobby while in undergraduate school at the University of Texas, then went on to study law. After being away from art for 40 years, he was encouraged to take it up again at around 62 years of age by an unusual series of circumstances. (See Tom's website for more on this.)
Medium: Pastel
Subjects: The natural world, especially south and southwest Texas.
Style: Representational; a distilled simplicity.
Navigation: A FASO website
Gallery: South Texas; Texas Coast; Southwest Texas
Image View: Large thumbnails open in a viewer, and may be scrolled. Details are provided on medium and dimension. Download is possible. Cielo Azul II is 28 x 20 ins.
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