• Below are artists and artworks that I may touch on in my classes. 
     
    If you scroll over the artwork, you can learn some more info on the artwork or artist.
     
    NOTE: Art is in the eye of the beholder. 
    You may not like everything you see, and you may not appreciate all forms of art, but they all were inspired by something or someone.
    Find your own inspiration to discover your personal creativity!
     
     
     Keith Haring (Untitled, early 1980s).  Haring was born in nearby Kutztown and made his fame in NYC.  Andy Warhol (Marilyn Monroe, 1967).  One of the most famous artists of the 20th century, Warhol is the icon of Pop Art. Rene Magritte (The Human Condition, 1933).  Belgian Surrealist known for bizarre realities in his paintings. Octavio Ocampo (born 1943).  Mexican Surrealist artist known for his dual images.  Vincent Van Gogh (Self Portrait, 1890).  A tortured life, Van Gogh only sold one painting in his entire life.  Not this one. Bridget Riley (Cataract 3, 1967).  One of the greatest of the Op Art style.  Is it moving? Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Summer (1573).  Largely forgotten by history until the 20th century when rediscovered by Salvador Dali. Bob Ross - yes, the PBS artist from the 80s.  He was amazing! Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) - Is it art?  His drip paintings lead to big talks on quality and expression in the Art World. Claes Oldenburg (Saw, 1996, located in Tokyo) - steel and resin, 50 ft tall Steve Weslow (Maine, USA) - Clay, glazeRomare Bearden (1911-1988) - Collage artist, but almost drafted by the Philadelphia Athletics before Jackie Robinson.