Ralph is a New Yorker who moved to Stonington, Connecticut in 2005. He started drawing in his early teens and then taught himself to oil paint by doing portraits of family members and friends. To make a living, he began his career as a freelance display designer in New York City. Eventually, Ralph was introduced […]
Adkins’ concept of landscape painting is to preserve his emotional reaction to the moods, feelings and perceptions of nature and share them with others. “Every good landscape painting should have a sense of what the artist is feeling to a particular location. Every day and every hour there is a different affect nature has on our senses.”
The Williams School ~ Grade 11
Richard Allison is an American Realist specializing in marine, railroad and aviation subjects. The former illustrator and editorial cartoonist for Army, Navy and Air Force Times in Washington, D.C., Allison shows a deep respect for the historical significance of his subjects and strives for correctness of detail in his paintings. Combining a keen eye with […]
The Williams School ~ Grade 10
Mr. Antczak’s scale model-making began at a period during his mid teenage years working with kit airplanes and then train models. During his years at a technical college he became interested in maritime history and particularly in areas of the American Revolutionary War and as well as the realm of late 19th and early twentieth […]
The son of a well known portrait painter, Peter Layne Arguimbau was first handed a paint brush by his father at the age of eight. Educated at the Art Students’ League, New York; Vassar College, New York; and the Loomis School, Connecticut, he also studied Renaissance Art for three years in Italy. He has lived […]
Del-Bouree Bach is a signature member of the American Society of Marine Artists, Society of Animal Artists, Artists for Conservation, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Audubon Artists, Artists Fellowship, the Salmagundi Club of New York, Providence Art Club, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, and many other professional arts organizations.
Joann Ballinger is known for her gentle pastel renditions of children, seascapes and animals. Her love of light and color and her unique perspective of life are evident in her work. Her rich purples and deep blues combined with the exquisite balance between shadows and light bring to life a child playing at the beach or the tides of a sea.
David started his artistic journey in high school where he was introduced to painting. At the University of Montana he found a book in the library about contemporary watercolorists which “lit a spark” that has determined the course of his life.