Join us from live the Castello di Petroia in Umbria, Italy where guest artists Amy Brnger and Rick Fox will discuss plein air painting!
Amy Brnger, from Eliot, Maine, has painted still life, flowers, interiors and landscape for as long as she has been an artist. She enjoys painting flowers from her garden, interior views of her home, and forgotten, overlooked landscape views.
Amy attended the University of New Hampshire for painting and then earned degrees in counseling and adventure. She now works as a full time artist. Amy won an Elizabeth Greenshields award twice, and has completed public and private commissions. She is represented by galleries in Maine, New Hampshire, Cape Cod, and Virginia. In addition to painting, she has a paperworks business and teaches painting workshops nationally, internationally and online. amybrnger.com
Rick Fox is a painter who is fascinated by perception and the challenge and complexity of the translation of the “world” to a surface. He lives in southern Maine and has been seduced by color and at the moment his primary practice is plein air painting. Rick is currently represented by Gallery NAGA, Boston, and JP Art Gallery, London.In 2019 Rick was a Ballinglen Artist Foundation Painting Fellow. And in 2018 he was awarded two residencies: Playa Artist Residency (Summerlake, Oregon) and 2nd Annual International Plein Air Symposium, sponsored by the Mark Rothko Center (Semenova, Latvia).Rick has been teaching painting and drawing full-time at the University of New Hampshire since 2010. rickfoxpaintings.com