*Artist: Noah Desmond
Inspired by nature, Noah has an impressionistic style that borders the edge of abstraction. He creates landscapes and florals with bold colors and a sense of movement that draw you deep into the work. His energetic compositions are rendered with vibrant color, vitality, and spontaneity. Noah’s textured canvases are created by layering pigments with both palette knife and brush, resulting in exciting landscapes, rich in depth and vibrancy. He has developed his technique using oil and oil sticks, pastel, graphite, acrylic and cold wax.
After graduating from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and receiving a BFA, Noah attended Chicago Institute of Decorative Finishing, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Noah Desmond has won many regional awards and scholarships, such as the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Merit Scholarship and the Blatz Foundation Scholarship. His work has been published in American Art Collector, Art and Antiques and Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles. Noah contributes monthly article to Southern Distinction.
Throughout the past 3 years, Noah has studied classical realism with Tony Ryder in Santa Fe. He feels this passion of his helps him master his skills in all areas of painting. Some of his heroes are Richard Diebenkorn and Pierre Bonnard.
Noah has spent time living in Colorado, New Mexico, Florida and Georgia. Where ever he lands, he finds inspiration in the world around him. He is recognized for his painterly approach and freshness to his work, earning him a place in corporate as well as private collections.