Artists

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C. Robert Bryant

Working primarily with traditional oil and linen in the techniques of the old masters, Bob is known for his ability to paint water and his vast knowledge of sailing ships. For the most part, Bob’s work is photorealistic, created in his studio located on a small island on Puget Sound in Washington State where he collaborates with leading marine photographers worldwide.

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Michael Budden

Known for years as an award winning wildlife artist, Mike has shifted his interest to painting landscapes, seascapes, and still life with a focus on capturing light and design.  Using a painterly approach, his subject matter ranges from his native state of New Jersey and the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains. His inspiration comes […]

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J. Robert Burnell

Artist J. Robert Burnell comes by his love of marine painting quite naturally having grown up around the water in a family of watermen and sailing his own boat since he was ten years old.  He has sailed on every type of workboat of the Chesapeake Bay area including skipjacks, deadrises, buy boats and menhaden […]

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John Caggiano

John Caggiano was born in Brooklyn, New York, where he studied pre-engineering at Brooklyn Technical High School.  He received a BA degree from Brooklyn College and an MFA from Pratt Institute, both with honors.  His education was supplemented by courses at The Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Studio and Forum of States Design in […]

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Scott Chambers

A graduate in Business from Central Washington State University, Chambers followed his family’s 120-year legacy of shipbuilding by turning to the creation of half-hull models in 1973. Hoping through his art to help “preserve this nation’s rich maritime heritage,” his pieces can be seen at numerous east and west coast yacht clubs, the Peabody Essex […]

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Antoine Chapon

Born in Bordeaux, France in 1952, Antoine Chapon started his professional career as a photographer before turning to painting.  As a self-taught artist, Antoine works exclusively in watercolors and sculpture with an abstract impressionism style. Antoine won an Award of Excellence at the 2006 International Marine Art Exhibition at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport.  […]

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James Consor

James was born in Cleveland Ohio in 1946 and his first experience with boats was on Lake Erie in the 1950’s. After graduating from the Syracuse University School of Art with a degree in Illustration he came to New York and ended up with a career as an Advertising Art Director. Along the way he joined the Society of […]

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David Coolidge

Originally from the Midwest, David Coolidge attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and studied in Rome, Italy at the Tyler School of Art. He cites his apprenticeship with John Falter, noted cover illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post, as the high point of his art training. For more than 10 years he worked in Old […]

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Laura Cooper

Born and raised on the Bayou, Laura Cooper began life surrounded by water. Her childhood home was on the banks of the Vermilion Bayou in Lafayette, Louisiana. She has fond memories of waking in the middle of the night to the distant rumble of tugboats pushing barges from the Gulf of Mexico. While lying in […]

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Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper was born in Los Angeles in 1945 and raised and educated in Monterey, California. He took the Famous Artists School course in cartooning and began his career early as a graphic artist and cartoonist learning many skills “on the job.” He began working freelance for McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. and took a position with […]