or

Artist Paul Youngman


An example of fine art by Paul Youngman

Photo of Paul Youngman




Biography


Born in 1941 and raised in Wisconsin, Paul Youngman has rapidly become one of the Napa Valley's finest and most popular painters of the California Wine Country. Relocating to the Napa Valley in 1994, Youngman found it to be the ideal place to paint.As a painter focusing on the wealth of subject matter in California and the West, Paul Youngman's paintings are real, rich in color and depth without being overdone, and his subjects have wide appeal.Youngman majored in Fine Art and Graphic Art at the University of California in Los Angeles, and became an architectural and free-lance illustrator. After twenty years in the commercial art field, he chose to expand upon his natural ability as a painter.Through numberous one-man shows and juried exhibits, Youngman's paintings have won wide recognition amont serious corporate and private collectors. These include such notables as Leon Panetta, Mohammed Ali, Dole Pineapple Corporation, Hollister, Inc., the late composer Elmer Bernstein and Actor Elinor Donahue.Bringing a new dimension to landscape painting, the oils of Paul Youngman create an exciting experience for the viewer. His paintings have the essence of the early California Plein Air artist's view of color and changing light, but with a contemporary sophistication.Paul Youngman is a member of the California Art Club and Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America. He has been featured in Art of the West, Southwest Art magazines, as well as Art Talk, and the coffee table book, Art of the American West.  His paintings have been in movies, including "Bottle Shock", "St. James" starring Tom Hanks, and a new Netflix 2018 movie "Wine Country" starring Tina Fey.
[...]

Read the rest of this bio on the artist's website >>




Content Copyright - Paul Youngman Fine Art