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East Aurora Art Walk
The Living American Art, Inc., 55 5th Ave., New York
Baldi
Cornelius A. Bartels
Jean Benner
Julius Bien
M. Henry Bonnefoi
Anatol Bouchet
John Brach & Sean Witucki
McLoughlin Brothers, NY
Catherine Brown
Frances Brundage
Detroit Publishing Co. (AKA Detroit Photographic Co.)
Holmes Company, Inc., Chicago, IL [for Guy B. Holmes]
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
Luigi Corti
Alice Cranston Fenner (of Artyle Studios)
E. Conyne Daly
Leon Emile Fernand Danchin
Tano de Simone
Walt Disney Company
Grace G. Drayton
F. Dürrnberger
Josef Eidenberger
Faraoni
E. Hedley Fitton
Flemingson
Myles 'Birket' Foster
Rachelle Francis
Giuseppe Gambino
Marie-Francois Firmen Girard
Elaine Grisanti
Charles Wesley Haist
William Harring Von Ammon (AKA William Harring)
Karl Herzog
Mindy Hesslink
Curtis & Cameron, Inc., Boston, MA
Colegrove Bros., Inc., Publishing-Buffalo, NY
Reproducta, Inc.-Publishers
Dennis Barraclough & James Vullo (1914-1999)
Sarita Kennedy Arden
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (AKA Uto J. Keppler)
Joseph Francis Kernan
Michael Killelea
Alonzo Kimball
Willy Köchler
Karoline Korössy (Korossy)
L. Kreitz
Western New York Land Conservancy
Maria Laurendi
Sir Thomas Lawrence
Le Roy
Sir Frederick Leighton
Bernard Lignon
Ivan Lindhé
Niagara Lithograph Co.
Gray Lithographic Co., NY
Antonio Lonza
Marengo
Mario Mariani
V. Mariani
G. Mariani
Mill Road Scenic Overlook
Roderic Montagu O'Connor
Geoff Mowery
G. Nasi
Cindi O'Mara
Emanuel Oberhauser (or Emmanuel Oberhauser)
Susan Z. Ott
Hickok & Pate, NY
Henry Greenwood Peabody
Laura Perillo
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Peter Potter
Taber Prang Art Co.
Sherrill Primo
GG Co. Publishing
Hatcher Publishing Co. (AKA Hatcher-Fagin Pub. Co.)
Aldo Rando
H.W. Ranger
Joanna Ransom
National Remembrance Shop, Washington, DC
Review of Reviews Company, NY
Inge Riches
Norman Rockwell
John A. Ruthven
F. Schenkel
Kath Schifano
Tavik Frantisek Simon
Buffalo Society of Artists
Frederick A. Stokes Company
Artyle Studios (also Cranston-Fenner Studio)
Thomas Sully
Ivor I.J. Symes (AKA Ivor Isaac John Symes)
M.F. Tobin Litho, NY, U.S.A
Touchard
Raphael Tuck & Son's Publishing
G.J. Unknown
George Frederic Watts
Kathy Weber
Joseph Quinn Whipple, Sr.
James A. McNeill Whistler
Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski
Judy Winklhofer
Milo Winter
John Witcombe
WNY Members of the National Collage Society
Thomas Waterman Wood
Lee Woodward Zeigler
Owen Cullen Yates
Joan Langley Shaw
Joan Langley Shaw (American, 20th C.-) was born in Buffalo, New York. She holds degrees from the University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning, Erie Community College, State University of New York at Potsdam.

Joan’s passion for architecture and historic preservation led her to a career in real estate property management. Over the years she carried out numerous renovation projects, the most recent of which is rescuing an 1860’s barn for use as a painting studio.

In 2006, Joan formed the Niagara Frontier Plein Air Painters, comprised of a group of spirited outdoor painters who take to back roads and city streets in search of both the beautiful and forgotten. She also is a founding member of the Ontario Plain Group of Twelve whose goal is to trumpet the astonishingly spectacular region of the Niagara Escarpment and Ontario Plain where they live and work.

Joan’s painting studio is housed in a 19th Century dairy barn tucked under the wing of the Niagara Escarpment in Cambria, New York.

Artist Statement:

“Although I’ve always been interested in anything that spells creative, ultimately fine art painting has trumped all other forays into the creative arts. Retiring from my day job and moving to the country twelve years ago transformed my life in ways I could not have imagined possible at the time. Awed by beautiful farm lands and skies overhead that stretched to eternity, I packed up my paints and brushes and headed to the nearest field to better study nature. Instantly I fell in love with painting outdoors.

For me, plein air painting is about connecting to place on a fundamental level. It’s about experiencing the moment, grabbing it, and expressing it in broad strokes of color and paint. Feeling the dry crunch of earth underfoot, observing raindrops fall on the palette, absorbing background music of waves lapping on a shore; there is no other painting experience quite like it.

I see trompe l’oeil as another way of exploring the connection between art and nature. It’s about bringing small things that easily go unnoticed into focus. It’s about discovering hidden purposes of cattails, insects, and sweet wild flowers hidden in the grass. Currently John Yerger is teaching me to express those things in a classical way through strong design and beautiful applications of paint.”


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