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Artist Sally Fuess


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Biography


Biography:
          A native Californian, S. Fuess graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Biology.  A research technician turned full time painter, Fuess balances a passion for color with a lifelong love of animals (especially the big ones).  She is inspired by bold color and dynamic brushwork over a strong silhouette and delights in capturing the small moments and quirkier side of life.
           Major influences include John Singer Sargent, Rosa Bonheur, Anders Zorn, Steve Huston,  Lucy Kemp-Welch and Jill Soukup.   Awards include Best of Show paintings at the 2012 WAOW 42nd National Exhibition and at the "Art at the Classic", Draft Horse Classic 2011.  
 
Education:
Art workshops in oil painting and drawing by:
Robert Liberace, Rebecca Leveille-Guay, Michael Grimaldi, Dan Thompson,Jeffrey Watts, Randall Sexton, Gil Dellinger,
Jon de Martin, Elin Pendleton, Andrew Cawrse, Joe Weatherly, Michael Hampton and the 2012 Illustration Master Class.
 
Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.
 
Associations:
Associate Member, California Art Club
 
 
 
Awards:
Best of Show, Painting, Art at the Classic 2015, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 2015
1st Place Oil Painting, Art at the Classic 2014, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 2014
People's Choice Award, Art at the Classic 2013, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 20131st Place Oil Painting, Art at the Classic 2013, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 2013
Best of Show, 42nd National Exhibition, "WAOWing the Texas Hill Country" 2012, RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas
1st Place Oil Painting, Art at the Classic 2012, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 2012
Ex Arte Equinus 5, finalist Art Horse Magazine 2012
Best of Show, 2D, Art at the Classic 2011, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 2011
1st Place Oil Painting, Art at the Classic 2010, Draft Horse Classic, Grass Valley, CA September 2010
3rd place Oil Painting, Equine Dream Art Show 2010, Western States Horse Expo, Sacramento, CA June [...]

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