Sarah Lamb, a contemporary realist, focuses on still life, trompe l’oeil and game, and landscapes. She captures timeless beauty and drama in her depictions of everyday objects. Contemporary artist Sarah Lamb Born in Petersburg, Virginia, Sarah started painting when she was around seven years old. She recalls having long pigtails and would sometimes paint with the ends of them. As an only child, Sarah was encouraged by her mother and grandparents to pursue creative endeavors.
One of the first articles I wrote for the Portrait Society Journal featured Ellen Moore, a long-time member and artist who currently lives in Texas. In addition to commissioned work, she was volunteering her time and talent to create portraits of women that were living at a refuge house for abused women. These women, displaced from their homes and feeling overpowered, came to see themselves differently through Ellen’s artistic interpretation of them. Today, she continues to d
After years of submitting to the BP Portrait Award, Felicia Forte was finally heading to London in 2015 to see her work on display. The National Portrait Gallery selects portraits from the exhibit to advertise, and Felicia was thrilled to see her self-portrait Melting Point on a large banner in downtown London. Fast forward three years- and three more submissions- and Felicia’s portrait Time Traveler won Second Prize. For those of us still learning the plethora of opportuniti