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DIANE KASTENSMITH BRADBURY
Braintree, Massachusetts02184 - United States


Personal Photo of Diane Kastensmith Bradbury, Artist 100 x 116

Member since:March 2008
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Artist Statement:
I love the spontaneity and freshness of watercolor - especially the “accidental” movement of color that results from painting wet into wet. I usually start with a wet into wet technique, and work through all the stages of the paper, until I am painting wet into dry. I often soak the painting in the bathtub overnight to soften the edges and lighten the colors, going back in the next day to sharpen details and brighten or ...
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Artist Representation:
Lake Shore Gallery – Bolton
Landing, NY

Ipu-Kula Gallery – Kaneohe, HI


BadBirds Gallery – Cocoa
Village, FL

Brigantine Gallery - Cocoa
Beach, FL...
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Diane Kastensmith Bradbury Artist Biography
Age
56
 
Gender Female
 
Status not provided
 
Children 3
 
Religion not provided
 
Education Bachelor of Fine Arts
 
Hobbies / Interests Painting, Writing Poetry, Antiques, Sports
 
Favorite Artistic Medium Watercolor
 
Favorite Arthistory Movement English Landscape School - (1600 - 1800)
 
Favorite Visual Artist Van Gogh
 
Favorite Work of Art John Singer Sargent's Fumée d'Ambre Gris
 
Biggest Artistic Inspiration Nature, trees & water
 
Why Did You Become An Artist not provided
 
Your Personal Biography My Dad had a printing business when I was young, and I loved to go down to the printing plant and watch as the big presses created shiny pages of color. Actually, the end product was usually annual reports and other business publications, but I was fascinated by the colors that were used, layer on layer, on the beautiful paper. I was already in love with color and paper, when a second grade classmate told me, “you draw good trees”; the decision was made in that moment, I was going to be an artist.

ART SHOWS AND AWARDS
* Pittsburgh Renaissance Art Festival (1972) Juried Show, 3500 entries – 300 accepted

* Schenectady Art Society “Discovery ‘73” (1973)Juried Show – one of 12 award winners

* Schenectady Stockade Art Show (1973)
220 entrants – 3rd Place award

* Invitation to Schenectady Museum Show (1 OF 22)

* Rexford Art Show (1978) First Prize

* Schenectady Arts Council Exhibition (1982)Invitation only(1 of 32)

* Southern Vermont Arts Center 44th National Fall Open Exhibition (2000)
1 of 225 accepted

GALLERIES

Lake Shore Gallery – Bolton Landing, NY
Ipu-Kula Gallery – Kaneohe, HI
BadBirds Gallery – Cocoa Village, FL
Brigantine Gallery - Cocoa Beach, FL
 


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