Best  Foot Forward, Part 1

Part 1: Originally published July 2, 2020

All art (c) the individual artists

Mark Wethli

Goin' Back, flashe on paper, 5 x 12 inches

(All work in this post is 2020, created during the pandemic period from March to the present)


Mary Judge

Studies on a Square, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Gabriele Evertz

Onward, acrylic on paper, 12 x 12 inches 


Geoffrey Todd Smith

Newman on Numan, gouache and ink on paper, 12 x 10 inches


Patricia Fabricant

Above: 061420


Below: 060727, both gouache on paper, 12 x 9 inches

Pamela Marks

Erupt, acrylic on book page, 9 x 7 inches


Lloyd Martin

From the Everywhen series, 12 x 9 inches


Lorenza Sannai

Besides; acrylic, embroidery, andmarker, 11 x 8 inches


Kathy Cantwell

Quanta 1, encaustic on panel, 12 x 9 inches


Jeffrey Hirst

Destination, encaustic on wood, 6 x 6 inches


Lucio Pozzi

Urgent, acrylic on plywood, 12 x 12 inches


Steven Alexander

Untitled, oil and acrylic on paper, 10 x 8 inches


Berri Kramer

Mottanai #7, acrylic and corrugated cardboard, 8 x 8 inches


Karen Freedman

Qualia 3491, digital print, 12 x 12 inches


Clare Asch

Clear Water Diamond, watercolor on Arches, 10 x 10 inches


Susan Schwalb

Variations #5, silver/aluminumpoint and purple gesso on Arches Hot press, 12 x 12 inches


Emily Berger

Above and below: Each Untitled, ink on watercolor paper, 12 x 8.25 inches

Jodie Manasevet

Mirage, oil stick on paper, 9 x 6.5 inches


Cary Smith

Hudder Ting, oil on linen, 10 x 10 inches


Nobu Fukui

Hidden, mixed media on canvas, 9 x 12 inches


Side view, below: Title always comes from the text of the newspaper that underlies his work

Suzan Shutan

Wave 1; acrylic, cut foam, and tar paper, 12 x 12 inches

Andrew Werth

Center of Narrative Gravity #56, acrylic on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Tracey Physioc Brockett

Fugue State, acrylic on paper, 12 x 11 inches


Hilary Goldblatt

Mellow, Yellow, acrylic on Yupo, 8 x 8 inches


Alyse Rosner

Untitled Study, mixed media on watercolor paper, 8 x 10 inches


Brooke Nixon

Garden Dream, acrylic on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Deborah Peeples

Flow Down, encaustic on panel., 8 x 8 inches


Fran Shalom

Untitled, oil on paper, 12 x 9 inches


Lisa Petker-Mintz

Stormy Day, acrylic on panel, 8 x 8 inches


Joanne Freeman

Summer Collage, gouache on handmade paper, 9 x 6 inches


Sonita Singwi

Untitled, acrylic on paper, 12 x 9 inches


Laura Newman

Aerial, ink and acrylic on paper, 12 x 9 inches


Margaret Neill

Switchback, watercolor on paper, 6.75 x 12 inches


Altoon Sultan  

Arc, painted porcelain, 9 x 10.75 inches


Deanna Sirlin

Moving Forward, acrylic on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Marcy Rosenblat

Sequester Series #1, gouache on paper, 12 x 12 inches


Maureen McQuillan

Untitled, ink and acrylic polymers on panel, 10 x 10 inches


Nancy Manter  

Above: When it Pours #10


Below: Stay in Place, each flashe on Yupo, 12 x 9 inches

Anne Russinof

Lean In, Corel Painter digital drawing (for giclee printing), 10 x 8 inches


Cat Crotchett

Found, encaustic on panel, 8 x 8 inches


Joanne Mattera

Silk Road 497, encaustic on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Jeff Juhlin

Throb, acrylic on panel, 8 x 6 inches


Allison B. Cooke

Luogo Blu, acrylic and mixed media, 12 x 12 inches


Sarah Walker

Peeps, acrylic on panel, 9 x 12 inches


Suejin Jo

Fleurs du Mal, oil and acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches


Paula Overbay

Joue #6, acrylic on paper, 7.5 x 10 inches


Andra Samelson

Basl Room, acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches


Elyse Abrams

Being There, acrylic on panel, 12-inch diameter


Antonio Puri

Tantra 94, beads and acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches


Mary Schiliro

Dip Drip Snip, acrylic on Mylar, 12 x 8 inches


Susan E. Squires

Response, encaustic and oil stick on paper, 9 x 9 inches


Louise Blyton

Circular Souls, acrylic on linen, 8 x 8 inches


Judith Braun

Drawing While Listening #6, graphite on paper, 12 x 12 inches


Deanna Lee and Lee Kellner

Untitled, ink on paper, 10.5 x 12 inches


Pat Spainhour

Orb, encaustic on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Dee Shapiro

No No Not Yet, ink and cut paper on paper, 9 x 12 inches


Barbara Lubliner

Welcome, paper relief with paint, pencil, nuts and bolts, zipper, 8 x 6 x 3 inches


Deborah Kapoor

The Fragile Flesh; hydrangea petals, beads, thread, fiber, antique hat pin, antique frame, acrylic medium, 7.5 x 3.5 x 1 inches


Nina Meledandri

Bones, handmade paper (cotton and abaca), razor clam shells, metallic thread, 10 x 10 inches


Sharon Butler

Above: March 5, 2020


Below: May 18, 2020,  both oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches

oella Razili

Small Pink Construction, acrylic on wood, 6.75 x 8.75 x 1.5 inches


Lynda Ray

Stitch 2, encaustic on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Steven Baris

Toppling A1, oil on panel, 9 x 8.25 inches


Joan Mellon 

Above: Blue Line, wood and acrylic paint, 8.25 x 12 x 1.50 inches


Below: Wood, Paper, Tape; cradled wood panel, parchment paper, artist tape; 8 x 11 x 1.74 inches


Munira Naqui

Untitled; encaustic, charcoal, and graphite on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Louise Noel 

Tissage (Weaving), pigment stick on Yupo, 12 x 9 inches


Michelangelo Russo and Jennifer Jabu

Grigio, encaustic on cardboard, 8 x 8 inches


K. Lisa Schiff

Bright Field 1 and Bright Field 2, each watercolor on paper, 3 x 2.5 inches


Elizabeth Condon

Yellow Check, watercolor on paper, 8.5 x 11 inches


Darla Bjork

Lock Down/Locked Up, oil stick on panel, 12 x 12 inches


Anna Wagner-Ott

Nesting; cotton bed sheets, thread, and acrylic paint on canvas stretcher, 12 x 12 inches


Claire Seidl

Small Picture, ink and graphite on paper, 9.5 x 9 inches


Barbara Laube

Rise Up 2, watercolor, 12 x 9 inches

Diane Ayott

Ache, acrylic on panel, 5.25 x 5 inches


Cheryl McClure

Seclusion 4, oil on paper, 10 x 10 inches


Dorothy Cochran 

The Blues #2, encaustic monotype. 12 x 9 inches


Melissa Rubin

Housebound, encaustic monotype on masa paper, 12 x 8 inches


Michele Thrane

InterActions #4, cut encaustic monotypes and cold wax on paper,  8 x 10 inches


Princess Simpson Rashid

Black Manta, acrylic, 5 x 5 inches


Ellen Soffer

Little Yellow 2, gouache on panel, 6 x 6 inches


Julie Shapiro

Boxed in Blue, mixed media, 8 x 8 inches


Below: Studio wall with Boxed in Blue, middle right


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