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Flight (oil on board, 20x18) by Tom Root

Tom Root | Children’s Book Illustrations

In addition to being a painter, Tom Root is also a songwriter, musician and writer of children’s stories. He studied drawing and painting at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut, under Aaron Shikler and Deane G. Keller, and at Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. He lives...


Christopher Fisher | Artist of the Month

Christopher Fisher is our February 2012 Artist of Month. His oil painting, The Battle of Montgomery, was a finalist in the landscape category of The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition. Christopher Fisher Hudson Valley, New York www.coroflot.com/theartofchrisfisher How and when did you get started creating art? Describe any art education. I had a...

Peacock (oil, 55x39) by Melanie Daniel

Melanie Daniel | Abstracted Landscapes in Oil

Having won the Rappaport Prize for a Young Israeli Painter in 2009, Melanie Daniel showed her work in a solo exhibition entitled “Evergreen” at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. She won the Sharett America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize in 2001 and 2006. Daniel has shown her paintings in Israel and in New York City,...