“Serenity”- Private Collection, The Tucker Family

May 16, 2017 9:42 pm

“Serenity:
I found the painting Serenity in a little boutique roughly 2 years ago while strolling the streets of West Chester. It was a chilly January day and I had just left a baby shower and had some time to stroll alone. The baby shower provided a much needed break in my daily routine and allowed me to talk with other adult women. Women who understood the demands of motherhood and women who defined balance and wisdom.  (more…)

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How I met Karl J Kuerner III

March 14, 2017 7:19 pm
pastel painted plein air, 18 x 24", Annette Alessi

pastel painted plein air, 18 x 24″, Annette Alessi

Karl J Kuerner III is a well-known artist, a driving force in American Realism, who was mentored by Andrew Wyeth and studied with Caroline Wyeth. He is widely regarded as one of the three major living Brandywine Valley artists. He and his father Karl Kuerner Jr. own the Ring Farm on Ring Road off of Route 1 in Chadds Ford, PA. Andrew Wyeth quoted in Karl’s book, All in a Day’s Work, “My sister, Carolyn, and I always emphasized that an artist must paint what he loves; and Karl has done just that.”- Andrew Wyeth. Karl Kuerner’s site.
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Pastel Painting of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, by Annette Pozzuolo, 1985

March 1, 2017 8:49 pm

Sacred HeartThis painting is a piece that I painted in 1985 of the “Sacred Heart”! You ask, what it the Sacred Heart? Have you ever loved someone so much that you would do Anything for them? Anything? Well, that’s just what the image represents, Pure Love, to the point of death. It symbolizes the pierced heart of Jesus in sadness for our separation from Him. (more…)

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Follow Your Heart… A story of an artist’s life journey.

November 9, 2016 10:45 pm
Waiting-to-Dine-1920w

“Waiting to Dine”, pastel, 22 x 18″, This is the first painting of the series called The History of Fashion form the 1920’s that began my career as a fine artist.

 

Everyone wants to plan out their life and accomplish great achievements – I know because I am one of them. But throughout my artistic career, I have been constantly reminded that if you just do what you love, great things will happen.
To introduce myself, today, I am a professional fine artist and instructor. I started this journey as a fashion illustrator in the late 1980’s growing and increasing skills through illustration, graphic design,and art direction just to name a few. All of these opportunities came from my passion for the arts and the love of talking to people – one thing lead to the other. I always seemed to be at the right place at the right time. Or was it just because I was doing what I love?

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