The Pope of American Racing

Pope Richard the First By Shannon Olexa As for the reason I painted so many little models blue as a kid… Forever #43, the King of NASCAR racing, or as I prefer, the Pope of stock car racing will always be Richard Petty. A man’s man of a man’s man such was he. Sir Richard … Continue reading

Shannon Olexa – New York artist – International Classical Figure Painting Competition

“Through meditation, you can experience some beautiful things. You can only experience these things once you do it, it is hard to express in words. But, I wanted to paint it, to paint things people can’t see with their eyes. This painting was a real breakthrough for me, I feel this type of painting is … Continue reading

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    • Figurative artist blog - we moved! October 5, 2013
      We worked hard all summer, cut out all the distractions, and worked on a brand new web site and blog to showcase our wonderful community of contemporary figurative artists. We stopped and listened and studied what we could do even better. We've worked hard to create an exciting new format and now the blog is incorporated right into the wordpress site. R […]