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Anita Lobel for “Rescue Me”


Cat on Cloud

Cat on Cloud

Watercolor & Gouache on Watercolor Paper
Executed with very small brushes.
Featured in “Nini Here and There”. Published 2007
7 ½” x 6 ¼”

Whales in the Ocean

Whales in the Ocean

Watercolor & Gouache on Watercolor Paper
Executed with very small brushes.
Featured in “One Lighthouse, One Moon”. Pub. 2000
7 ½” x 6”

Cat On Elephant

Cat On Elephant

Watercolor & Gouache on Watercolor Paper
Executed with very small brushes.
Featured in “Nini Here and There”. Published 2007
8 ¾” x 6 ¼”

Seagulls by the Shore

Seagulls by the Shore

Watercolor & Gouache on Watercolor Paper
Executed with very small brushes.
Featured in “One Lighthouse, One Moon”. Pub. 2000
7 ½” x 6”

Animals on the Beach

Animals on the Beach

Watercolor & Gouache on Watercolor Paper
Executed with very small brushes.
Featured in “The Cat and the Cook”. Pub.1995
12” x 6 ½”

Rooster

Rooster

Ink on Illustration Board
16 ¼ x 12 ½ (Unframed)
19 ¾ x 15 ½ (framed)

 

Screen-Shot-2014-05-27-at-1.32.19-PMAll the paintings that are in this show are the exact same size as they appear in my books. I didn’t always like doing animals, I used to prefer doing people in costumes, but being a children’s book illustrator, I had to learn to like doing animals. I’m still not good at dogs but eventually my husband and I acquired cats. I then really learned the psychology of a cat. The cat I really love, hence my two cat books Nini Here and There and The Cat & The Cook. I also love drawing pigs. Pigs are easy, you can dress them up or dress them down. Horses not so much.”

At the opening reception of “Rescue Me”, Anita hosted a “Meet and Greet” book signing with a large selection of her children’s books, including Caldecott Honor Winner, “Taking Care of Mama Rabbit”.

Guests really enjoyed speaking with her and having a personal message written in their Anita Lobel book.

“I have been illustrating and writing texts for picture books for children since 1965. Many of my books have been translated into several languages and published abroad.

The early pictures were usually black ink drawings. Laid on top of the drawing, on two or three separate illustration boards, an overlay of watercolor washes was prepared. At the printing press these overlays were translated into colors. Blended together this process, if cleverly manipulated, gave on the printed page from a combination of, for example, a green and red or yellow and blue printers inks, an illusion of almost, but not quite, full color. Even though my books from that era do not blaze in full color, my black and white pictures are always intricate. They and their accompanying overlays are often of real interest to collectors of graphic art created for books.

For the past 25 years or so, printing presses have become much more sophisticated. Books are now beautifully printed mostly in China or Japan. All of us in the picture book field have been liberated to indulge in full color painting. Thus I have accumulated an archive of real paintings from many books, which are truly collectable and displayable. These pictures are in demand. I have sold work to individual collectors and institutions in America as well as Japan. I have been included in group exhibitions, such as the annual exhibition of original picture book art at The Society of Illustrators in New York City, exhibitions organized by museums and educational institutions around the country, i.e., The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia: Myth, Magic and Mystery. One Hundred Years of American Children’s Book Illustration. I have had one person shows at Every Picture Tells a Story in Los Angeles, the Justin Schiller gallery in New York. In Japan my pictures have been included in several museum collections specializing in children’s book illustration. I have now decided to offer the original art from my picture books for sale.

When I was an art student I was interested in painting heroic murals. A complete reversal, a miniaturization of those visions, came to suit me better and it has served me well for many years.”

 

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B.A. D’Alessandro


Little Spontaneity

Little Spontaneity

Steel
H 11" x W 7" x D 5"
$450

Bat Out Of Hell

Bat Out Of Hell

Steel
H 11" x W 12.5" x D 4.5"
$650

Feather In The Cap

Feather In The Cap

Steel
H 17.5" x W 9.5" x D 5"
$400

Cherry Strike

Cherry Strike

Steel
H 11.5" x W 6" x D 6"
$850

Floating Tepee

Floating Tepee

Steel
H 13" x W 7" x D 6.5"
$850

 

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“Every time I step into the studio to weld I am excited at the prospect of making a new sculpture; I look forward to the process. The challenge of taking an industrial product, cutting and fabricating shapes, then welding them together to create a strong, three-dimensional design brings joy to my soul. There is nothing more invigorating than playing with steel.”

B.A. attended two Westchester County colleges, receiving an Associate of Arts degree at Briarcliff College and a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Studio Art with an emphasis in sculpture at Marymount College. B.A. studied welding techniques at Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan with David Boyajian and followed him to his studio at The Sculpture Barn in New Fairfield, Connecticut.

B.A. D’Alessandro has created sculptures in a variety of materials, but has been concentrating on steel for the last twenty years. Steel lends itself well to straight lines, angles and curves; the influence of geometric shapes is apparent in her sculptures. Taking “pre-formed” stock pieces of steel, the artist arranges and organizes them to create strong, balanced structures. Painting them black gives each its own elegance. Adding color in the past few years to selected pieces has given them a new boldness.

 

 

Pasquale Miele


The Cat II

The Cat II

Crayon & Paint on Wooden Sculpture
6” H x 15” W
$275

The Cat

The Cat

Crayon & Paint on Wooden Sculpture
9.8” H x 9” W
$275

The Bunny

The Bunny

Crayon & Paint on Wooden Sculpture
16” H x 12.5” W
$275

The Dude

The Dude

Crayon & Paint on Wooden Sculpture
16” H x 12.5” W
$275

The Donkey Man

The Donkey Man

Crayon & Paint on Wooden Sculpture
21” H x 9.5” W
$275

Robby

Robby

Paint on Wooden Sculpture
19” H x 15” W (Base) x 2.5” W (Body)
$300

The Veteran

The Veteran

Paint & Metal on Wooden Sculpture
22.5” H x 11” W (Base) x 2.5” W (Body)
$325

The Lady

The Lady

Paint & Metal on Wooden Sculpture
34” H x 11” W (Base) x 3” W (Body)
$375

Creatures of the Night I

Creatures of the Night I

Oil & Paint on Canvas
30” H x 24” W
$750

Creatures of the Night II

Creatures of the Night II

Oil & Paint on Canvas
24” H x 18” W
$700

Creatures of the Night III

Creatures of the Night III

Oil & Paint on Canvas
24” H x 18” W
$700

Behind the Window

Behind the Window

Oil & Paint on Canvas
23” H x 23” W
$700

The Center

The Center

Oil & Paint on Canvas
29.5” H x 23” W
$750

Evolution I

Evolution I

Oil & Paint on Canvas
40” H x 30” W
$750

Evolution II

Evolution II

Oil & Paint on Canvas
36” H x 30” W
$750

Evolution III

Evolution III

Oil & Paint on Canvas
40” H x 30” W
$750

Confusion I

Confusion I

Paint Sketch on Canvas
22” H x 30” W
$700

Confusion II

Confusion II

Paint Sketch on Canvas
22” H x 30” W
$700

 

headshot-resized“I was born in Italy. My education was up to 8th grade. I came to the USA when I was seventeen. My first job was pressing baby clothes. After I did gardening and landscaping, I worked in the garden of Pauline Trigère. She had many exotic plants that she wanted to look as beautiful as possible. I had to clip them all by hand. That’s when I began to see the wonders and beauty of nature.

In the late eighties, I had a massive heart attack. The doctor told me I had to stop landscaping. The first few months I did not know what to do. I started to paint but did not like it. Then I started to carve and do clay statues and I loved it.

When I walk in the woods, certain shapes of roots get my attention and I have to stop to pick them up. As soon as I put my hands on them, I see what they will look like and what they will become. My job is just to carve certain spots to highlight what I see.

I have been creating these woodcarvings for over twenty years. Some of them have been on display at the New Rochelle library and other local businesses. I have won many prizes for my artwork including first, second, and third prize.”

Jeff Schneider


Red Target

Red Target

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
48” x 36”

Hit or Miss

Hit or Miss

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
46” x 34”

Exercise One

Exercise One

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
46” x 34”

Three Riders

Three Riders

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
40” x 34”

Sundown

Sundown

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
48” x 36”

Four Lemons

Four Lemons

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
42” x 72”

Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun

Oil & Acrylic on Linen
46” x 72”

 

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Artist Jeff Schneider’s take on the West brings in overlapping themes of nature and persona that question both the nature and possibility of unity.

“I consider these paintings randomly narrative. They work by association, making unlikely connections between different types of images, languages and signs. It is my intention to leave the viewer puzzled as to where and how meaning lies between relationships. To question the nature and possibility of unity through representational and abstract concepts.”

Irish Times Art Critic, Aidan Dunne, commented, “Cowboys in saddles, smoking models, posed fruit and drapery are given room and strength to claim their own identity within a single canvas.  In Schneider’s paintings, independent fields of unlikely imagery pulsate.  Foreground and background vibrate off each other, switching roles.  Sophisticatedly staged, the artist utilizes color to create frictional, fictional, interchangeable relationships among the paintings components.  Schneider’s colors separate and engage elements of his paintings in active play for presence, dominance and the favor of the crowd’s eye”.