Karis worked in acrylic and the subject matter was interpreted with maximum color, conveying emotion and power.
The work tends to draw you into a memory of your own, more evocative than descriptive.
Karis has won numerous awards for his work, which has been exhibited throughout the United States including the Nabisco Gallery, Cleveland Clinic, Cooperstown Art Museum, Butler Museum and Kent State University. Internationally in 1993 Karis was one of three American artists selected to exhibit at the Gallery Roseg outside of St. Moritz in Switzerland and in 2005 was nominated to participate in the Annual International Biennial of Contemporary Art, which was held in Florence, Italy.
David Wendel an accomplished automotive artist has been featured in publications including, Ride and Autoweek and has served as the featured artist for “My Classic Car” and “Car Crazy” television shows.Mr. Wendel has had many one-man shows throughout the country including the Roswell Automotive Center, Branson International Auto Auction and the Legacy Automobile Collection in Chicago.David’s work is a favorite of collectors, including the General Motors Art Collection, Delta Airlines, Wells Fargo Bank and the private collections of Jay Leno, Reggie Jackson and Tim Allen.
John Crum received his classical art training at the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida. John embarked on a graphic design career, which he still enjoys today.
Relocating from the north shore of Ohio to the beautiful Lowcountry, John now draws from the inspirational landscapes, ocean views and local culture for the subject matter in his paintings.
John's whimsical approach to life often uses boats as his metaphor taking the viewer on an emotional and often whimsical jpourney. "My art reflects on emotions, issues and life in a whimsical and surreal way. I often use word play in my titles directing the viewer to a hidden or not so obvious direction. I consider a painting successful when it makes the viewer pause, take a closer look and then smile." John Crum
Linda Hartough has become recognized as one of golf's leading artists.
She is the only artist ever commissioned by the United States Golf Association and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews to create the annual, official paintings for the U.S. Open and British Open Championships.
Her paintings are so admired that they have earned a place on two ABC
Television Golf Specials on famous golf holes hosted by Jack Nicklaus.
Her paintings are in the collections of such famous clubs as Augusta
National, Pine Valley and Laural Valley. Hartough originals are also
included in the private collections of Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones
and Rees Jones.
Linda's work has enjoyed unparalleled status in the golf world, while receiving international acclaim including Golf Digest's
"Lifetime Achievement Award”.
Linda is privileged to be a Founding Trustee of the Academy of Golf Art,
a professional society of golf artists established in 2004 to create an
awareness and appreciation of golf art as a valuable segment of fine art.
"I really enjoy painting golf landscapes. It is some of the most beautiful and
varied landscape in the world combined with a deep, historical sense of tradition that transcends time.
The painting is a success when both elements emerge."
Greg Barnes received his formal art training at Wake forest University, receiving a BFA in 1985. Landscapes are Greg's first love and he enjoys paintng on location. A a result of his style of
working quickly on a scene he leans toward the impressionistic style.
A mix of realistic and impressionistic elements give his paintings a life of their own, while a free creative use of color punctuates his style. Greg Barnes paints out of his Charlotte, North Carolina studio, travels the country exhibiting his work and teaching plein air workshops.