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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