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ArtPrize Artist Matthew Sutherland shares digital images and stories about life, photography + social media.  

Nicole Vanover Pataskala, Ohio Artist

This collection of paintings are some of my most colorful ones yet.  The paintings are meant to bring happiness.  My work is incredibly realistic.  The paintings are either based on pictures that I take, or a still life I set up.  Several of the paintings use a combination of reference photos and objects, so that I can achieve the most accurate and stunning portrayal possible.  I use many thin layers of acrylic paint to build the painting.  This gives the work a three dimensional look highlighted by vivid colors.  I often listen to music while I paint, and although the process is very time consuming, I find it incredibly relaxing and enjoyable.  I hope that others can enjoy my work as much as I enjoy creating it and that it brings happiness to those viewing it!  

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Jessica Wojtasek Columbus, Ohio Artist

Jessica is a painter, screen printer, and illustrator based out of Columbus, Ohio. Her works in all mediums are primarily influenced by urban landscapes that she's visited throughout the US and Europe. Working from original photographs, she creates her own interpretation of the mood and atmosphere of the location with an expressive color palette and dramatic composition. 

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Tracy Greenwalt London, Ohio Artist

"Three Perspectives" a rare group show featuring the work of local Ohio artists Nicole VanoverJessica Wotjasek and Tracy Greenwalt opens on Saturday, Sept, 12 from 5 to 9 PM and will be on display through October 20, 2015

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2015 Artprize 7 Entry - Artist Matthew Sutherland

2015 ArtPrize 7 Entry

Artist: Matthew Sutherland
Medium: iPhone 6 photo on aluminum.
Title: Flory Park Suspension Footbridge.
Description: Wire suspension bridge over Raccoon Creek on pedestrian pathway.
Location: Licking County, Ohio.
Event Location: Rockys Bar and Grill 633 Ottawa Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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