Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Jeff Williams

"Over the past few years, I have actively been pursuing my passion for watercolor and in the process developing a wonderful circle of like-minded people who have inspired and encouraged me. I sincerely hope that I may continue to be inspired by these persons, and others as yet unmet, as I improve along my path of being the best watercolor painter that I can be!"

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Craig Reynolds

As a young man, Craig learned a deep appreciation for the outdoors, old farms, and barnacle-laden harbors with their history told by well-worn scars and patina earned from years of hard work. His father taught him to use his talents to record these memories with paint and canvas. Craig began painting professionally in 1984 while also maintaining his professional career. He began his full-time professional art business in 2005.

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Carol Cowie

A native of Maryland, Carol has lived in the Metropolitan DC area and now lives in Annapolis. Carol began her career as an accomplished art director/graphic designer working at national advertising agencies. Eventually, she started her own design business and her primary client was National Geographic. Her design background has given her a solid foundation of the value of strong ideas, composition, and color in her approach to painting.

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Raymond Ewing

Raymond Ewing grew up in the scenic mountains of western Maryland. The southern Maryland landscape now serves as inspiration for many of his paintings. For the past ten years, Ray has taken his painting outdoors. His interest in painting en Plein air has coincided with the revival of the movement. He has been juried into prestigious events along the east coast and has earned several awards.

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Beth Bathe

Beth Bathe is an artist currently residing in Lancaster, PA. She has a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and has had her own graphic design business, Bathe Design, for 26 years. Her fine art oil paintings include figurative, still life, and landscapes. She has become very involved in the Plein air movement and also teaches classes and workshops at her studio, Short Dog Studio, in Ephrata, PA.

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Mat Barber Kennedy

Paint Annapolis is on the way! Learn more about the juried artists and get yourself ready for this historic Plein air painting festival.  "For almost thirty years I have been drawing and painting aging machines, tools, and buildings. I am particularly fascinated by the junctions of materials and by the corrosive relationship between designed objects, … Continue reading Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Mat Barber Kennedy

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Jackie Clark

New York-based artist Jackie Clark was born in Natick, Massachusetts, and raised in Edgewater, Maryland. She is a life member of the Art Students League of New York and a member of the American Impressionist Society. Jackie has studied extensively with master painters, Frank Liljegren, David Leffel, and Mary Beth Mckenzie. Her other areas of study within the field of the arts include photography at ICP, scenic painting, and design with Lester Polakov, and the decorative arts with Mark Gardereau in Paris.

Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2021: Crista Pisano

Born and raised in northern New Jersey, Crista began painting in oils in 1989 under the instruction of John Phillip Osborne at the Ridgewood Art Institute in Ridgewood, NJ. She graduated from the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in 2000, receiving a Bachelors's of fine arts painting, and in 2003, she received a Master's Degree in Fine arts Painting from the New York Academy Graduate School of Figurative Art.