collage and relief print by FL artist Carolyn Land

Creative Overload

“I think that when one is young it is the object, the outside world that fires one’s enthusiasm; one is carried away by it. In later life it is something within ones self, the need to express an emotion, that leads a painter to choose his point of departure, one form rather than another.”  …

Pasrel by FL artist Carolyn Land

The Artists Statement

” It is not enough for a painter to be a clever craftsman; he must love to caress his canvas too.” Pierre Auguste Renoir I would like to address a response to the post about the deep meaning behind my art.  Once artists start showing their work, they are asked for an “Artist’s Statement”.  The purpose is…

Collage by FL artist Carolyn Land

What Lies Beneath

  “One must detect and capture the artifices of the great masters, but shrug off all restraint in front of nature and represent it solely by one’s own inspiration”                                                           …