Gage Opdenbrouw (Artist)
Impressionist Landscape Painting

beautiful cityscape painting

painting cityscape

cityscape painting

cloudy cityscape painting

expressionist landscape painting hillside town

painting city on hill

landscape painting sun setting valley city

impressionist painting sun set over city

landscape painting sun setting town by river

expressionist painting of sunset over city

painting hillside neighborhood at dusk

painting amazing sunset over dark city

great cityscape painting just after sunset by artist gage opdenbrouw

painting moon through clouds illuminated by city lights

Artist Statement
Painting is a means of communicating & deepening one’s personal perceptions & reactions to the world, the small things that strike us as poignant, even if only for a fleeting instant.

Painting is a means for closer observation of the world, and of one’s self. Representational painting is a language for expressing or recording what’s visible, but I feel it is of most interest when focused on something not entirely visible. In other words, I try to paint the exterior world in such a way as to evoke the mysterious richness & vastness of the interior world each of us carries within.

My hope is that some of that feeling is passed on, or generated anew in the viewer.

About the Artist
A Bay Area artist, Gage Opdenbrouw was born and raised in San Jose, California, who lives, works, and teaches in San Francisco. He is a painter whose work evinces many interests and influences. Regardless of the style or subject, he aims to distill his images to a point where there is a powerful emotional resonance.

He paints primarily in oil, and the vast majority of his works involve the figure or the landscape in one way or another. Opdenbrouw’s paintings comprise several distinct, yet interrelated bodies of work.

In addition to his studio work, he also teaches painting & drawing both in a private capacity, and at the Sharon Art Studio, where he teaches classes for adults, and NCMACC, where he shares his love of art with children, both in San Francisco.

At the ripe young age of 32 his paintings have been the subject of ten solo exhibitions, and over forty group, juried, and 2 person shows in museums and galleries around the country.

Artist Gage Opdenbrouw’s Website, Blog, & Fan Page

Article by James Day

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