Man's Best Friend
This is a mezzotint by Sharon Augusta Mitchell. Sharon's mezzotints are truly amazing as this type of printmaking is able to capture color is such a way that no other can. We framed this piece with 4 mats using a silk and textured mat to bring out the texture in the dog. We also created some special cuts to emphasize the spikes on the collar. $850 23" x 23"
This is a artist proof mezzotint by Sharon Mitchell. The mezzotint offers a tonal effect that can't be achieved through other forms of printmaking. We framed this with a Victorian style frame and a companion fillet along with two silk mats. This is definitely a favorite in the gallery. SOLD. Artist proofs can be ordered.
It's A Nice Day For A Swim
This is a limited edition by Sharon Augusta Mitchell. The colors are great, and we find it pretty humorous. We framed it with two white mats, with a slight blue mat in the middle to really make the picture pop. We put a blue wavy frame on the picture to match the water and the fish. It's a fun piece to have in the gallery! SOLD. Can be ordered upon request.
Sharon Augusta Mitchell
I have regularly moved between natural studies and the pursuit of images that convey a sense of theater, emphasize the grace and structural integrity inherent in natural forms and produce encounter with the dramatic, the bizarre and the humorous.
Throughout my life, I have been fortunate enough to travel extensively. From an early age I was exposed to a variety of cultural aesthetics. I also became fascinated with the myths and narratives so abundant in every corner of the world. As such, my influences amongst the contemporary fine artists of the world are few. Already headed in the direction of having an illustrative style, it seemed quite natural that I should gravitate to those whose work exhibited a mastership of illusionism.
Thriving on detail and intrigued by rhythm, I tend to focus on subjects that offer an opportunity to explore them. Even while embracing a tendency towards dark humor, I strive in this way to make the work viewable. That some of the pieces are humorous and others decorative is purposeful in so far as it offers me a change of mood-without which I would certainly stagnate or take up bowling.
We can order limited editions and other originals by this artist.