The latest Art Gallery display in Village Hall features portrait paintings and drawings from artist Piotr Antonow. This display will be available for viewing during normal business hours, 9:00 am to 5 :00 pm, Monday through Friday, and through the month of October.
I am a realist painter and paint what I see. My inspiration stems from the studies of studio models and personal photographs. I don’t invent lines, shapes, or form, but alter the reality by using layered colors and vanishing 3-D shapes. Using enhanced color detail in telling the story of each image, I present a more realistic portrait. The story within each painting emerges from the shifting forms and multiple layers of paint. Although the process appears chaotic and abstract, the resulting images are realistic and not invented.