arizona watercolor artist the art of bruce black
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DESCRIPTIONDiscover the amazing watercolor paintings of one of Americas truly original artists. Arizona watercolor artist, Bruce Black's work brings to mind the landscapes of Winslow Homer as well as the serene setting of Edward Hopper. Don't miss this beautiful portfolio!
- 1. THE ART OF BRUCE BLACK
2. Bruce Black (1970 Present) grew up in Phoenix Arizona, spending summers at his cabin up in the woods of Northern Arizona. The peace of the desert and the vistas of the high country inspired Black to begin the journey of being an artist. THE MANGO SELLER 3. Black studied art at the University of Arizona, earning a bachelors degree in Fine Art. He then went on to the University of Delaware for his masters degree in Fine Art. Following graduate school, he worked for several years as an art professor in Oregon before eventually moving back to his Native Arizona. MARKET CYCLIST 4. Currently, Black lives in Phoenix Arizona where he continues to paint and teach art. His paintings are housed in numerous public and private collections, as he is quietly becoming one of Americas premier watercolor artists. Falling Apart 5. Blacks work fits within the realm of American Realism. The fluid brushwork and rustic scenes are similar to American master, Winslow Homer. In addition the lonely settings of old farm houses and barns recall the stark and quiet style of Edward Hopper. Fresh Fruit 6. Lichen Rock 7. Market-Fruit Stand 8. Columbia River Gorge 9. A Good Days Work 10. Arizona Sunset 11. Jean in La Jolla 12. Pit Mine 13. San Francisco Incognito 14. Sentinel 15. Cowgirl 16. "It is the job of the artist to keep the magic of the world alive." - Bruce Black. Philly Cheese Shop 17. Under Construction 18. Sedona Cliffs #2 19. Great Students 20. Verde Valley 21. Although he is comfortable painting in a wide variety of medias and styles, watercolor was Blacks first love, and he handles the medium with the fluency and confidence of a master. He states, I remember visiting galleries in Scottsdale with my grandparents way back in the late seventies. They enjoyed watercolors and introduced me to a number of artists working at that time. That was when I started painting, and I have never stopped or wanted to do anything else. Learning the Ropes 22. Rain Over Sedona 23. Winter Cabin 24. Wet Beaver Creek 25. Gone Fishing 26. The Penitent Man 27. Rodeo 28. Ropers 29. To see more of Bruce Blacks work or to purchase original paintings by Bruce Black, visit: www.bruceblackart.com Agavanatomy