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Artist Tricia Bass


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Biography


"As a landscape painter, the concept of being paid to paint in the great outdoors in the magnificent west constantly brings a smile to my face. With oil painting, I feel as if I have discovered a wonderful gift!  Although I love studio work, there's nothing like just being out there, with all your senses engaged and amazed! "
Tricia Bass
 
Art has been a lifetime passion for Tricia Bass. Her love of the great outdoors and particularly the Rocky Mountains, has led her to a career as a plein air painter. "I am often so moved by what I see,  that I feel a great responsibility to bring that emotion to the viewer", the artist states.  Bass has learned that the essence of feeling and the play of light and color in a scene is what she hopes to catch in a simple, pleasing way.  It is not always the breathtaking vista that excites her but sometimes the smallest, simplest subject will catch her eye to inspire her to bring paint to canvas.  In addition to exploring Colorado, Bass also loves to paint on the California coast, Montana and Utah.  She lives on the front range of the Rockies, near Denver. 
Bass has a formal education in fine arts with a minor in art history from the University of Florida.  She has worked in several areas of art on her journey to becoming a painter, including photography, free-lance illustrating and pottery.   She has been an oil painter for almost fifteen years.  She occasionally teaches workshops and private students and is quite excited about sharing her love of painting with others.  Tricia considers herself a huge fan and student of study of deceased masters Sergei Bongart, Fedor Zakharov and Edgar Payne, as well as living legends Don [...]

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