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Artist Deborah Angilletta


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The Artist Says:


"Art is seeing something that was always there before but is being seen now for the first time. Good art shows you something that catches you by surprise and for a moment you feel that sense of wonder you felt as a child."




Biography


"Art is seeing something that was always there before but is being seen now for the first time. Good art shows you something that catches you by surprise and for a moment you feel that sense of wonder you felt as a child."Artist Statement
 I am an artist.
 I paint to reveal what is in my heart. I paint to record my feelings like little treasures to be pulled out and examined later. I paint to share what the world felt like to me on that day, in that place and how it connects my past to my present.  I paint in oils because I enjoy the connection with artists that came before me. I feel part of a brotherhood of painters. The mark making tools of oil painting - the brushes and paints - are very much the same as they were hundreds of years ago. Some hairs are attached to a wooden stick, pigment is mixed with oil, symbols and shapes are made on fabric to become an image. There’s a shared narrative in the act of painting that keeps me coming back day after day. I have always been a bit of a loner but the common struggle among artists is an addicting fellowship. Just like the army of artists that came before me I wage war with my weapons striving to have my personal vision of the scene and the reality of the completed painting somehow meet in terms I can agree upon. Some battles are won, many are lost. The joy is in the struggle. 
I am a studio painter. I absolutely positively believe you need to paint on location in order to improve your skills as a landscape painter. I try to paint outside as frequently as I can. That said, I seldom finish a painting on [...]

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