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Artist Carol Santora


An example of fine art by Carol Santora

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.carolsantora.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $60.00 - $6,000.00
    (This price range was estimated with limited info and may be inaccurate)





Biography


"Carol Santora is attracted to the pure spirit of animals… no other subject has ever called to her in the same way that animals do,"     ...writes Bridget Burns of Seacoast Media Group.
 
As a semi-abstract, Expressionist painter, Carol Santora seeks to depict her impressions, emotions and responses to horses, presenting her subjects through her own eyes.  It is her goal to break away from reality, distort some elements in her work for emotional impact; to create moods and ingratiate her feelings and ideas; to filter out superfluous details – simplify - and portray horses in their clear essence – their spirits and souls, their energy, movement and physical presence.
 
                                
Santora with commissions 'Brilliant Flash' - 50"x40" &  'Tempest' - 60"x40"


Santora with commission 'Hidden Run' - 48"x60"
 
Over the many years Santora has been painting, her work - medium and style - has changed remarkably and continues to evolve with each painting. Her desire is never to be stuck painting only one way or only one subject matter. To her, the challenge of new processes to express herself is what is exciting.
 
Santora's work has been shown in museums and galleries across the country and in France, and is part of a traveling museum show 'Environmental Impact' and ‘Environmental Impact II,’ curated by David J Wagner, LLC. Several of her cow paintings have been selected over the years to represent the Texas Dispute Resolution System's Office of Dispute Resolution in Lubbock, TX. One of her most important commissions was to create 2 mural-size equestrian paintings for the renovation of the historic Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Santa Fe, CA.  Her work can be found in several corporate and numerous private collections around the [...]

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