Artist Rod Aszman

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

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $1,250.00 - $3,750.00
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I am primarily a self-taught artist who has painted in traditional oils for the last 53 years. I had my first art lesson when I was five years old from my grandmother, who was an accomplished artist in her time. My late mother was also an oil painter of great talent and we shared many ideas on painting techniques, color, and styles over the years.
In my artwork, I strive to bring my knowledge of painting along with my memories to the forefront in a representational and painterly style when capturing the drama and atmosphere of the California Landscape and the Historical Railroad Scene.
I have had numerous one man shows, exhibits, group shows, and awards throughout the Western United States relative to my original oil landscapes and railroad paintings. Of interest, my railroad paintings have been reproduced as book covers for railroad books, and within publications of railroad history. 

I have had memorable one-man shows in 1983, and another one-man show in 2014 displaying historical railroad paintings within the state of California at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, California. In addition, I participated in group railroad shows at Railfair '91 and '99, at the Railroad Museum as well, and have three of my original railroad paintings prominently displayed at this museum.
Previous to my full time painting, I was employed by the Southern Pacific Railroad as a Trainman in 1972, where I was promoted to Conductor in 1978. I have worked the Los Angeles and Oregon Divisions, and left the SP in 1988 to devote all of my time towards fine art painting. 
At this time starting in the year of 2020, I am now a full time RV’er where my home and art studio is within a 30 foot class C motorhome where I travel throughout California painting it’s diverse [...]

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