First Thursday, February 7 with
Meet the Artist 5-9pm
An Idaho-based visual artist, Nadene Kranz divides her time between her high-mountain desert studio, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and her Charlotte, NC, art studio, and helps lead painting safaris in locations around the globe. Ever since Nadene Kranz has been granted the coveted privilege as a Copyist at America’s National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, she has not lacked inspiration of things to paint. Her works are in the Collections of McDermott, Will and Emery in DC, Dr. Denise Pathroff, Rich Prem of Amazon. Like masters of the past, she has learned the art of painting from the greatest works of all time.
Ms. Kranz credits her proficiency to her study under French and Russian master painters. Mssr Antonin Passemard and Mdm Anastasia Dukhanina in France.
From prairie scenes of her childhood home in Montana to the galleries in museums around the world, she has expanded her sources of inspiration to include American Impressionism, the Baroque period, and Abstract Expressionism. Nadene strives to capture the genius of Michelangelo, the photorealism of the Baroque period, and the Impressionists fascination with light and color.
Ms. Kranz is an active member of the Plein Air Painters of Idaho She has exhibited in Washington DC, North Carolina, Montana, Idaho, North Dakota and France.