BCD#5

Blind Contour Drawing #5 – a portion of “La Vie En Rose” Joan Mitchell 1979 Cezanne, Matisse and Van Gogh were Joan Mitchell’s gods and she is my goddess. Mitchell’s abrupt mannerism led many to interpret her work as expressions of anger and violence.  However, Mitchell had a life long adoration of painting and was inspired by……

BCD#4

Blind contour drawing #4 – “Motifs in a Garage” 1950  Hortense Mattice Gordon Gordon was the eldest member and one of only two women belonging to the Canadian abstract artist collective called the Painters Eleven.  Ray Mead considered her to be his mentor. She knew she wanted to be an artist at an early age……

BCD#3

Blind contour drawing #3 – “Listen” 1957 Lee Krasner   Lee Krasner had a career in art that lasted 55 years. Krasner’s spunk was evident early in her life. As a teenager, she decided to become an artist, which was a daring choice for a young immigrant woman. She was accepted to the Washington Irving……

Female artists to be inspired by …

This list is a result of one simple question asked in the Thrive Network – Who is a female artist you are inspired by?   This list is amazing and it keeps growing.  I thought I knew my art history but apparently not.  This list is full of contemporary artists who are working right now and……