Figurative Abstract Art is featured at ATHENA Awards Ceremony
My acrylic painting, "Joyful #2," was used for the 2018 ATHENA Awards on March 8, 2018. The ATHENA Valley of the Sun Chapter recognized outstanding women leaders in Arizona. Founder and Chapter President, Dr Kristine Quade (l) is pictured here with ATHENA member Karen Estrin (r). Figurative Abstract Art. 3/8/18
Abstract Figurative Art is selected for Annual Award Ceremony
My acrylic painting "Energy" was featured at the Valley of the Sun ATHENA Award Ceremony on March 8, 2018. Dr. Kris Quade (r)presented this award to an outstanding ATHENA Volunteer. This was one of three of my paintings that Dr Quade chose to reproduce for 2018 ATHENA awards. A detail of "Energy" was previously featured on Dr. Quade's book, "Dynamical Boards: BE The Difference" (see below). 4/10/18
Painting featured on Book Cover
A detail of my painting "Energy" is featured on the cover of "Dynamical Boards" by Dr. Kristine Quade. Figurative Abstract Art. 2015
My Art as Awards
The young lady is holding an image of my painting, "ATHENAs" commissioned by Dr. Kristine Quade for the 2018 Young ATHENAs Award ceremony on International Women's Day, March 8, 2018. The Valley of the Sun Chapter of ATHENAs International recognizes young women for their leadership abilities at this annual award event in Arizona.
2018 Calendar includes "Guitar" by Susan K Boyle
This 2018 Desk Calendar begins the year with the image of Susan K Boyle's painting "Guitar." Her original artwork is an example of contemporary figurative art.
Figurative Abstract Art. Abstract Figurative Art.
Contemporary Figurative painting selected for 2018 Art Calendar
Abstract Figurative Art: Susan K Boyle's painting "Guitar" was selected for inclusion in the Visual Arts Society of Texas' 2018 Calendar. This artwork began with a model in the studio. It features bold expressive marks made with an ordinary stick and fluid acrylics, and it is finished with vibrant colors. This example of contemporary figurative art. Figurative Abstract Art. 6/29/17
Figurative Art features an older gentleman and vibrant colors
Abstract Figurative Artist Susan K Boyle also creates more figurative artwork, like "Fading Away From You" This contemporary painting began with a contour drawing of a live model. The goal was to capture the bemused look and demeanor of this older gentleman. 3/05/18
"'Deep in Thought"
Figurative Abstract Artist Susan K Boyle presents "Deep In Thought." This figurative painting began with a contour drawing from life. This acrylic artwork measures 12" x 12" x 1.5" and is on archival paper mounted on gallery wrap canvas. Contemporary Figurative Art.
Contemporary Figurative Art featuring Clown on exhibit
Susan K Boyle's contemporary figurative painting, "Clowning Around,"was included in a group exhibition, June 2017. This acrylic painting on gallery wrap canvas measures 30" H x 24" W x 1.5" D. It is based on a live model dressed in full costume as a clown. Contemporary Figurative Art. 6/16/17
Contemporary Figurative Art features Clown
"Clowning Around" is a contemporary figurative painting. This artwork is one of a series of acrylic paintings featuring sensitive lines, a restrained use of brilliant color, and a painterly background. Each artwork began with a model in the studio. Contemporary figurative art. 6/13/17
Contemporary Figurative Art - "Daydreamer" POPS UP!
Susan K Boyle's acrylic painting "DayDreamer" was part of a well-attended Pop-Up Art Show at a local gathering.
Daydreamer is a contemporary figurative acrylic artwork. Painted on gallery wrap canvas it measures 30" H x 24" W x 1.5" D. It is one of a series of paintings featuring sensitive line, subtle use of color, and a painterly background. Each painting in this series began with model in the studio. It is an example of contemporary figurative art. 6/7/17
Daydreamer is an example of contemporary figurative art.
"Daydreamer" is a contemporary figurative work of art. Painted on gallery wrap canvas it measures 30" H x 24" W x 1.5" D. This artwork is one of a series that features sensitive lines, a restrained use of brilliant color, and a painterly background. Each painting began with a model in the studio.
Contemporary figurative art. 6/7/17
Abstract Figurative painting hangs in regional show
"Beauty Comes In All Sizes" hangs in the 125-Mile show in North Texas. This painting features expressive black marks with vibrant magenta and gold acrylics. Figurative Abstract Art.
"Beauty Comes in All Sizes"
The painting, "Beauty Comes in All Sizes," was juried into the 2017 125-Mile Exhibition which invited entries from artists in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. This painting from Figurative Abstract Artist, Susan K Boyle, began from life using an ordinary stick and fluid acrylics. The resulting expressive marks are further enhanced by brilliant colors on archival paper. Abstract Figurative Art. 12/9/16
Series of Contemporary Figurative paintings now on display
Susan K Boyle's figurative artwork is shown on display at Stoke, a workspace for entrepreneurs. This series of contemporary figurative paintings began with drawings from life. Featuring sensitive lines and restrained use of brilliant colors, each of these paintings was finished with fluid acrylics. They are painted on gallery wrap canvas measuring 30" H x 24" W x 1.5" D.
New Figurative Abstract Art - by Texas artist Susan K Boyle
“Night Games,” an acrylic painting by Susan K Boyle, was recently included in an invitational exhibition on Cape Cod.
Cortile Gallery in Provincetown, MA celebrated their 6th Annual Invitational exhibiting the works of 11 invited national artists along with 30 gallery artists. www.cortilegallery.com 9/13/16
Paintings selected for wine labels
Two of my paintings, "Wine Time" and "The Red Shoes" are featured on the labels for white wines produced by Kerrville Hills Winery in Texas. Figurative Abstract Art. 3/15
Abstract Figurative Painting Featured on Book Cover
"Dance" a contemporary artwork by Susan K Boyle is featured on the cover of "A Pilgrim's Journey - Dance of Discovery" by author Joan R. Specht. Figurative Abstract Art. 2015