Look for a painting by William McCarthy in the WGBY Paradise City Collection at wgby.org/auction.
William's paintings are comprised from memory, imagination and thumbnail sketches from his basement studio in Connecticut. He works on wood board, paper and canvas using several layers of gesso before priming the surface with cadmium red base, a quick sketch using charcoal is used to lay out the design then the paint is applied.
Look for James Kitchen's sculpture, "Magna Cum Laude" in the WGBY Paradise City Collection at wgby.org/auction
James Kitchen has been welding scrap metal for the past eight years at his home and studio in Chesterfield, Massachusetts. He continues to gain recognition in the world of fine arts and is eager for the day when he will be able to create his intriguing sculptures on a full time basis. “See, I’m caught in a web,” says Kitchen pointing to a metal web in a corner of his workshop with a bug swinging from it. “Like the bug, I’m just hanging, I just want to be an artist and have more time.”
“In my heart I feel this is my calling in life,” says Kitchen, “everything I have done leads up to this.”
Look for a painting by Vitek Kruta in the WGBY Paradise City Collection at wgby.org/auction.
Vitek J. P. Kruta (born in Prague, Czech Republic) is a professional artist, muralist, art restorer, designer and teacher. His work has been featured in exhibitions in former Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, United States and Canada.
Nathan Macomber first blew glass at Massachusetts College of Art in 1995. His education in glass also includes classes at the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Penland School of Arts and Crafts, and a self-designed B.A. in glass from Prescott College which he received in May of 1999. Nathan has not only taken numerous classes and workshops, he has also taught dozens of individuals in private classes, as a co- instructor for Prescott College classes, and he has served as a T.A. and instructor for the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass.