Just Released: Arizona Sky

Arizona Sky is an abstract landscape intended to show open sky, vegetation and the sunny contours of the Southwest. Hopefully, Arizona Sky implies fun in the sun and shows an optimistic spirit. This print is intended to inspire hope and joy! Available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Arizona Sky was painted with a 2016 Summerfest Crisp Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., located in Chico, California and in Mill River, North Carolina.

Newly Released: Walking on Water

Walking on Water is a fanciful, funky abstract painting with a light-hearted tone. Playfully created, Walking on Water is intended to bring a smile to your face and delight to your heart. Enjoy it in its awe inspiring irreverence! Walking on Water is available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Walking on Water was painted using a Henry Weinhard’s Blue Boar beer from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Recently Released: Taking Lessons

Taking Lessons represents the high level of concentration and focus required to learn new skills. It specifically depicts a child learning to play a musical instrument. The style of this painting is post-impressionism/abstract and intended to convey empathy with all who strive to continually improve their skills in our complex and varied world. Taking Lessons is available in all three sizes, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 and 24 x 30.

Taking Lessons was painted with a fine Tsunami Export Stout beer from Pelican Brewing Company in Tillamook, Oregon.

New Release: Nomadic

Nomadic is an abstract painting which evokes many different interpretations, the most common and literal being of a caravan winding through and over sand dunes. Nomadic also may be easily seen as representative of our individual, meandering travels through life with our family and friends. Nomadic is available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Nomadic was created using a Kona Longboard beer from Kona Brewing Company in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Recent Release: Tropical Flower

Tropical Flower is an abstract painting evoking the feeling of freedom and optimism one feels when basked by the sun. The colors in Tropical Flower are calming and serene-just like listening to the harmonious sounds of the ocean waves coming ashore. Tropical Flower is available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Tropical Flower was painted using a Henry Weinhard’s Private Reserve Lager, from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Artist Kees Van Dongen (1877-1968)

Artist Kees Van Dongen was a Dutch-French artist who attended the Royal Academy of Arts at the young age of 16. A Fauvist, Mr. Van Dongen worked as a portrait artist, painting mostly society women. He painted his portraits with great care, elongating his subjects to make them appear slimmer and enlarged their jewelry.

A famous quote attributed to Mr. Van Dongen is: “Painting is the most beautiful of lies”. Based on the excellent quality of the body of his work, Mr. Van Dongen was awarded the Knight of French Foreign Legion of Honor in 1926.

Peaches and Cream Day (shown above) was painted with a very good New Belgium Skinny Dip beer from New Belgium Brewery in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Peaches and Cream Day may be purchased by going to the Shop Our Art section, clicking on the Modern and Abstract drop down menu then locating the Peaches and Cream Day image and following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Arshile Gorky (1904-1948)

Artist Arshile Gorky was an abstract expressionist who, in 1922, enrolled in the New School of Design in Boston and later became a WPA artist after teaching at the Grand Central School of Art. His first solo exhibit was held at the Guild Art Gallery.

Several of Mr. Gorky’s works are quite well known, including his Garden in Sochi and his Staten Island.

Moving Ahead 4 (Metal)– shown above- was painted using a very good Samuel Adams Summer Ale from The Boston Beer Company in Boston Massachusetts. Moving Ahead 4 (Metal) may be purchased by going to the Art on Metal category in the Shop Our Art drop down menu, clicking on the Moving Ahead 4 (Metal) image then following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Per Kirkeby (1938-present)

Artist Per Kirkeby is a Danish-born artist, sculptor, filmmaker and poet with a large portfolio of  landscapes due to his strong interest in geology and nature. An art professor for over 20 years, his first art exhibition was in 1974 and first solo art exhibit in 1977.

The art of Mr. Kirkeby is displayed in numerous well regarded collections and museums, including the London Tate Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). Due to a serious brain injury suffered from a fall in 2013, Mr, Kirkeby has only been able to create small etchings since that time.

Fertile Ground (shown above) was created using a very good Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. Fertile Ground may be purchased by going to the Modern and Abstract drop down category under Shop Our Art, clicking on the Fertile Ground image then following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Pierre Bonnaud (1867-1947)

Artist Pierre Bonnaud was a French post-impressionist artist who graduated from law school, practiced law briefly then turned to a career in art in 1888. The first solo art show by Mr. Bonnaudwas held in 1896 after being recognized for his intense colors and complicated compositions.

Mr. Bonnaud often worked on several canvases at one time. After gaining a sterling reputation for his landscapes, still lifes and portraits, his “Terasse a Vernon” sold at auction in 2011 for nearly 9 million Euros!

Storm over the Alps (shown above) was painted with a great Bridgeport Witch Hunt from Bridgeport Brewing Company. Storm over the Alps can be purchased by going to our Shop Our Art menu, clicking on the Modern and Abstract section then clicking on the Storm over the Alps image and following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Julio Larranz (1944-present)

Artist Julio Larranz was born in Cuba, moving to the U.S. in 1961. His artistic career began by creating political caricatures. By 1971, Mr. Larranz held his first solo exhibition in Washington, D.C., at the Pyramid Gallery.

Known for his oils (on both canvas and paper), often his subjects convey a tropical feel. Many are very bold in color and often involve solid colors. Mr. Larraz has collections in several museums, including collections in Mexico, Italy, Paris, New York City , Washington D.C. and Florida. He continues to be a strong contemporary influence on contemporary and modern art.

Argentina Afternoon 2 (shown above) was painted with a great Altbier from Occidental Brewing Co. in Portland, Oregon. Argentina Afternoon 2 is available for purchase on light weight aluminum (as are many other of our BeerColors™ images) by going to our Shop Our Art menu, clicking on the Funky Art on Metal drop down portion then clicking on the Argentina Afternoon 2 image and following the prompts through checkout.