Meet a Painter

Painting involves applying paint or another medium to a surface, like a canvas, to create artwork. Learn more about painting by watching videos of the following artists and their process. 

Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.

Type
Aunt Jemima | Artopia
Aunt Jemima | Artopia

Video

Tonya Gregg wanted to do an Aunt Jemima series because she felt this painful image for many African Americans could be considered beautiful with a different presentation.
Boyd Saunders' Prints  | Artopia
Boyd Saunders' Prints | Artopia

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Boyd Saunders is a painter, illustrator, printmaker and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art. He was born on a farm in Tennessee and his work reflects a lifelong interest in storytelling and...
Brian Rutenberg's Paintings | Artopia
Brian Rutenberg's Paintings | Artopia

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Widely considered one of the finest young painters working in America today, Brian Rutenberg has gained an international audience with his landscape based abstractions. The artist received his BFA...
Color & Paint | Artopia
Color & Paint | Artopia

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Brian Rutenberg talks about how he mixes and organizes his color palettes for his oil paintings.
Jonathan Green's Paintings | Artopia
Jonathan Green's Paintings | Artopia

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Jonathan Green was born in Gardens Corner, in the lowcountry of South Carolina. His grandparents raised him, and his grandmother first encouraged his interest in art. He studied at the Art Institute...