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Canine Art, Man’s Best Friend, Flying Dogs — Oh My!

Canine Art, Man’s Best Friend, Flying Dogs — Oh My!


Renowned South Florida artist Skip Hartzell creates unique art inspired by man’s best friend. His inspiration comes in the form of a morning walk, accompanied by a furry friend. The canine-inspired artworks that he creates are figments of his artistic imagination and creative vision. Hartzell creates directly from his emotions and instincts, his work is inspired by dogs of all shapes, sizes and varieties.

The artist creates large paintings and works on paper that capture the essence of “dog”. He is best known for his unique sculptures recognized immediately by their distinct form and style that only Hartzell can produce. His painterly expression captures each dog’s own personality with beautiful textures, line and brush strokes using mixed media to bring each dog to life.

Art Collectors, art aficionados and dog lovers alike are experiencing Skip Hartzell’s Dogs at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County debuted “The Satellite,” pop-up exhibition and event space at CityPlace, on view through the Spring of 2019.

The space includes a visitor information center, an art and design lecture series and special events and programming from local cultural organizations. Located at 701 S. Rosemary Avenue, Suite 116, West Palm Beach, Florida (just off the main plaza).

Sculpture 16″ x 16″ x 12″, and ‘The Muse Returns’ (2018) Mixed Media on Paper, 53″ x 48″.

The artist has held numerous solo exhibitions at notable art galleries and prestigious art fairs such as Art Palm Beach, A.E. Backus Museum, ArtHouse 429, Paul Fisher Gallery, Aqua Art Fair during Art Basel Miami Beach and many more.

“Dogs are always in the moment. Although nothing in life has held my attention longer or has been more fascinating to me than dogs, my work is about much more than that. It is about form, movement, color and texture. The dogs are a recognizable common denominator that allows me to communicate my joy of living, passions and sentiments,” explained Skip Hartzell.

‘Swimmer #2’, Flashe on Canvas, 72″ x 72″.

Skip Hartzell is a longtime supporter of no-kill animal rescues and donates proceeds from the sale of his artworks to animal-rescue, no kill shelters. For sales, commissions, general inquiries or future show information, email: skipperhartzell@yahoo.com / visitwww.skiphartzell.com





Published at Mon, 13 May 2019 16:05:13 +0000

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