OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING
ARRIVING IN BOULDER, COLORADO
Shelby Keefe is a contemporary artist who creates fine impressionist art oil paintings. Her award-winning artworks, especially in her urban landscapes, have earned her participation in prestigious national juried shows, plein air painting competitions, and arts festivals as well as garnering commission work for a variety of corporate clients and private collectors.
As the artist states,
“I am influenced by impressionism and the brighter Fauvist palette and generally specialize in urban architectural subjects. I use my own photographs as reference as well as painting “plein air". My creative intentions are to put the viewer in the scene, transporting them to the location and transforming their mood through color and composition.
I am attracted to scenes where the subjects are dramatically lit which adds a vibrancy and a sense of immediacy to the paintings. I like to apply the oils freely and liberally over brilliant acrylic underpainting, creating a juxtaposition of contrasting colors that vibrate and illicit emotional engagement as well as excite the eye. I believe that a work of art has a longer lasting “multi-generational wall life” when the viewer continually finds something new in the work, and the paint itself, is allowed to do the “talking”.
Keefe's canvas wall art paintings are receiving high praise from art critics all over the country and she is considered to be one of the rising stars among our emerging artists providing beautiful home or office décor for collectors from coast to coast. Her paintings can be found in each of our online auctions.
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