Erin Schulz

Erin started studying art at an early age in Yakima, WA and continued studying with a focus on classical realism in oil (portrait, figure, and still life.) Ironically, she was first exposed to classical realism and atelier style teaching at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing China where she had private instruction in portraiture. She continued her studies at Gage Academy in Seattle, Grand Central Academy in New York and Florence Academy of Art in Italy. 

ARTIST STATEMENT: While my roots are in the classics of still life, figure and landscape painting with a limited, earth-toned palette, I continue to explore the splendor of contemporary realism in terms of subject matter and technique. In the classical tradition, I was trained to work "from life". For me, this is more of a deductive approach involving paring down and selecting visual information that captures the person’s expression or the texture and light of a piece of fruit on the table in front of me. I diverge from this in my narrative pieces and instead use a more inductive approach to create a particular vision that I have in mind. I am endlessy inspired to paint the

Erin Schulz
Nesting by Erin Schulz
28 x 22 in.
Night Owl by Erin Schulz
Night Owl
16 x 20 in.
Pillow Fighter by Erin Schulz
Pillow Fighter
30 x 20 in.
The Procession by Erin Schulz
The Procession
30 x 40 in.
Migration I : Nurturing by Erin Schulz
Migration I : Nurturing
60 x 36 in.
Rooster Portrait by Erin Schulz
Rooster Portrait
10 x 8 in.
Exploring by Erin Schulz
12 x 12 in.
Goldfinch by Erin Schulz
6 x 6 in.
Purple Finch by Erin Schulz
Purple Finch
6 x 6 in.
Towhee by Erin Schulz
6 x 6 in.
Lifting Leaves by Erin Schulz
Lifting Leaves
30 x 40 in.
Migration II: Leading by Erin Schulz
Migration II: Leading
46 x 36 in.

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