Painting - 61 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm
Fine Art Drawings : watercolour 53.3 x 38.1 x 0.3 cm
Free returns within 14 days
Authenticity guaranteedLearn more
Hand-signed by artist
Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the gallery
Invoice from the gallery
Fine Art Drawings: watercolour
53.3 x 38.1 x 0.3 cm Height x Width x Depth
Artwork sold in perfect condition
Artwork location: United States
About the seller
Zatista Contemporary & Fine Art • United States
Artsper seller since 2022
Painting - 61 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm
Fine Art Drawings - 55.9 x 76.2 x 0.3 cm
Painting - 117.6 x 78.2 x 1.5 cm
Fine Art Drawings - 55.9 x 76.2 x 0.3 cm
Painting - 45.7 x 61 x 2 cm
Painting - 38.1 x 53.3 x 0.3 cm
Fine Art Drawings - 53.3 x 38.1 x 0.3 cm
Fine Art Drawings - 38.1 x 53.3 x 0.3 cm
I have been drawing and painting for over 60 years. My mother recognized my talent and encouraged me to become an artist. She got me a set of tube watercolors, brushes and paper when I was 8 years old and a catalog of Currier & Ives lithographs to copy. They were a challenge and I still have a framed painting in watercolor of one of their lithos. Watercolor is my medium of choice followed by acrylic. In my opinion, no other painting medium can match watercolor in brilliance of color, light reflection, atmospheric effects and speed in application. I'm still learning how to paint in this medium.
I was born in 1952 in San Antonio, Texas. A few years later my family moved to Maryland where I was educated. We lived in Herald Harbor, a small resort town on the Severn River. Later we moved to Cumberland, Maryland in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Both places helped me develop a love for painting the land, sea, sky, mountains, and boats. Art is my passion and drawing and painting is my way of expressing it. I believe that all people are born with an innate need to create something, whether it's an art form or non-art form. Our lives would be a very dreary place without art.
In 1973 I moved to the Tampa Bay Area and have lived here ever since. I began painting watercolors in my spare time and after a hundred or so paintings I felt confident enough to show them. I was represented in art galleries in Tampa, Sarasota, and St. Petersburg and received numerous commissions. My paintings and drawings have been collected by private individuals, corporations, and local government operations. Most of my paintings are inspired by the beautiful scenery in Florida, it's people, its beaches, skies and industries that use the water. I also worked on creating purely abstract images for awhile but now I stick to representational art.
Formal education in drawing and oil painting, Allegany College, Cumberland, Md.
Undergraduate studies in Latin American art, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl.
Self taught in watercolor and acrylic painting
Awards & Distinctions:
2009-Best of Show in watercolor, Fl. State Fair
2021-Best of show in Watercolor, Tampa Realistic Artists
Solo show-Tampa Electric public art gallery, 2018
Solo show-Tampa main library art gallery, 2017
Group show-Tampa Realistic Artists, 2021
The major artistic influences on me are the realism of Andrew Wyeth, Edward Hopper, and William Hook. I love to look at impressionist art for its looseness and freshness. In watercolor I have learned much from Tony Couch, Edgar Whitney, and Frank Webb.
boats, landscapes, seascapes, beaches, florida, people
Painting - 119.4 x 81.3 x 2.5 cm
Painting - 50.8 x 40.6 x 0.3 cm
Painting - 88.9 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm
Painting - 61 x 45.7 x 0.3 cm
Painting - 61 x 45.7 x 4.6 cm
Painting - 91.4 x 121.9 x 3.8 cm
Painting - 101.6 x 149.9 x 2.5 cm
Painting - 59.9 x 59.9 x 3.8 cm
How does Artsper protect you?
Protect your purchase
We’re here to help you collect art securely. When you browse and buy on Artsper, you benefit from our guaranteed protections.
Buy works from the best galleries
We partner with the best art galleries. All sellers on Artsper have been carefully reviewed and approved by our team. All of our partner galleries respect our code of ethics.
Know what you’re getting
Each work on Artsper is studied and validated by our team before appearing online. Get personalized support Contemporary art specialists are available by phone and email to answer all of your questions about our works of art. Get personalized advice and curated suggestions for your collection.
Resell your artworks
As a private individual, you have the possibility to resell on Artsper your works acquired on Artsper. For more information click here.
Make an offer with Artsper
Price negotiation is possible. Like in a gallery, this allows you to open a discussion and purchase your works at your preferred price.
Get our help negotiating
Let our team handle the negotiations and get back to you once the best deal is made.
Artsper’s satisfaction guarantee
With Artsper, you have the opportunity to return a work free of charge within 14 days of receipt if it does not suit you, for whatever reason. You will then receive a full refund for your order.
Protect your purchase with Artsper’s payment partners
All credit card payments are processed by Paybox, the trusted leader in payment processing for international businesses. Paybox ensures the highest level of security.
Get specialized support from Artsper in the event of a problem
On the rare occasion that a work of art arrives in a different condition than described, we will work to administer a return, refund, restoration or exchange for you. Our team will always keep you informed on the progress of your request and will go above and beyond to offer you personalized solutions.
To benefit from Artsper’s protections you must:
Place your order using one of Artsper's payment methods.
Report any issues to Artsper within one week of receiving your work.
Provide all requested photographic evidence of the problem (including the original artwork and packaging).
Artsper’s guarantee covers the following problems:
You receive a work that’s missing a described characteristic (such as a signature or a frame)
You receive a work with different characteristics than those described at the time of purchase
You receive a damaged piece of work
Your purchase is declared lost or damaged during transit
You receive a work that is a different in color than what you ordered
Your purchase is delayed
Why buy on Artsper?
Artsper gives you access to the largest catalog of contemporary artworks, from the best galleries (200,000 works, 25,000 artists, 2,000 partner galleries).
We select the galleries with which we collaborate. This demanding selection, operated by our team of experts, offers you several guarantees:
We also facilitate the search for works according to your preferences thanks to our intelligent features such as:
Or simply thanks to our filters on the catalog allowing you to refine your searches.
Our customer service is also at your service and responds within the shortest time!
Can I negotiate the price of an artwork?
For some artworks, you can negotiate the price. If the price of the work is negotiable, you have a “Make an offer” button under the “Buy this work” one.
To submit your offer, you must make a payment of the desired amount. Your offer will then be forwarded to the gallery, which reserves the right to accept or reject it. If your offer is accepted, it means that your order is confirmed by the gallery and they will prepare the artwork for shipment. If your offer is rejected, you will be refunded the total amount paid automatically. The gallery can also propose a counter-offer for the acquisition of the artwork.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us: [email protected].
Where can I have my order delivered?
Artsper delivers worldwide!
However, please note that once your order reaches its destination, it may be subject to VAT or other customs fees. These charges are beyond our control and you will be responsible for paying them (this is indicated at the ‘checkout’ first step).
Select the delivery address of your choice. Please make sure that someone is present to receive your order.
If your billing address is different to your delivery address you can specify this at the checkout.
Return and cancellation
You can return the artwork without needing to provide a reason or pay a penalty fee up to 14 days after receiving your order.
In the case that the right of withdrawal is exercised in the aforementioned time frame, the price of the artwork(s) purchased and the shipping costs will be reimbursed by us as soon as the gallery has received the artwork and notified us.
Artsper will manage the return of the work and will bear the cost of returns (which will either be paid by you and refunded by Artsper or directly paid by Artsper).
The artwork must be returned in perfect condition and in its original packaging (or equivalent).
The buyer exercises his right of withdrawal directly from MUMART, by sending an email to the address: [email protected].