Larry paints oils on stretched canvas using brushes, palette knives and his imagination. He has been inspired by most of the Impressionist painters. Van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne, Pisarro and Seurat are favorites. He has studied with American artists James Richards and Kevin MacPherson.
Larry paints in the studio from his photos and also paints plein air. Larry participates in about 19 outdoor art festivals a year. He is available for commission painting assignments.
"Best of Painting - Oil and Acrylics" - 2016 Atlanta Dogwood Festival.
"Judges Choice" - 2016Isle of Eight Shrimp Festival in Fernandino Beach, FL.
"Director's Choice" - 2016 Piedmont Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA.
"Quick Draw Winner" - 2015 Blue Ridge Plein Air Event in Blue Ridge, GA.
"Third Place - Painting Category" - 49th Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL
"Honarable Mention" - 2015 Alpharetta Arts Festival, Alpharetta, GA
"Merit Awrd" - 2014 Festival in the Park, Charlotte, NC
"Best of Show" - 2013 Barefoot in the Park, Duluth, GA
"Sand Dollar Award" - 59th Annual Boardwalk Show, Virginia Beach, VA
"Best of Show" Brookhaven Arts Festival, Brookhaven, GA
"Third Place - 2D" - 2013 Orange Beach Festival of the Arts, Orange Beach, FL
Paintings can be seen at Larry's studio in Peachtree Corners, GA, 2 Smith Art Gallery in downtown, Duluth, GA, Mountain Mist Gallery in Cashiers, NC and Up Against the Wall Gallery in Kingsport, TN.
Return Policy: 30-day return policy. Full refund if returned within 30 days from date of purchase. Buyer required to pay for shipment back to artist Larry Smith.