Author Archive | Edward Duff

2017 Workshop Promo

Upcoming Spring & Summer Workshops 2017

This spring and summer I will be teaching a variety of classes and workshops at multiple locations across Metro Detroit. Please find below the links to the art centers that I will be teaching at along with registration information. BIRMINGHAM BLOOMFIELD ART CENTER – Workshops run from June 26 – September 1 https://bbartcenter.org/2017-summer-term/ Early Registration […]

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Hatchback XI Exhibition – HATCH Gallery

Mist Over Mount Rainier, 3″ x 9″, Oil on paper Excited to have my piece Mist Over Mount Rainier back from the framer and on display at the Hatchback XI exhibition. Thanks again to John Rowland Workshop for the beautiful frame. The show opens this Saturday, April 1, 6 to 10 pm – Opening Reception. […]

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103rd Annual Gold Medal Exhibition – The Scarab Club

Gloaming, 18″ x 36″, Oil on canvas, 2016 I’m honored to have my recent painting, Gloaming, in the Scarab Club’s 103rd Annual Gold Medal Exhibition. The Scarab Club is located in the Cultural Historic District in Midtown, Detroit immediately behind the Detroit Institute of Arts. Founded in 1907, the Scarab Club has maintained an important presence in […]

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Fall 2016 - Promo for Classes & Workshops

Fall 2016 Classes & Workshops

This fall I will be teaching a variety of classes and workshops at multiple locations across Metro Detroit. Please find below the links to the art centers that I will be teaching at. Also, I will have a one day / all day Landscape Painting Workshop on August 23 at the Grosse Pointe Artists Association, […]

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Working Within a Smaller Studio Space

Above: A 30″ x 40″ canvas / work in progress As artists we typically need to improvise if we do not have access to a large studio space. For myself, I’m very fortunate to have a room with fairly high ceilings, a large north facing window, beautiful wood floors, and neutral off white walls. However, […]

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Cloud Study on Arches Oil Paper

Cloud Study, 3″ x 9″, Oil on Arches Oil Paper, 2016 As I work on new ideas for different pieces, wait for current work to dry, or just want to push paint around and study form, I like to do smaller sized oil studies on paper.  As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been […]

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Work in progress – Into the West

The early stages – Into the West, 11″ x 14″, Oil on linen As usual, I’m juggling multiple works in progress. This is a new piece recently started, and I finally had some time over the last few days to get back to it. I’m always interested to see an artist’s process, especially the early […]

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Self Portrait Evolution

Self Portrait Evolution

It’s always interesting to go back and look at how your style as an artist and approach to a medium evolves over years of repetition and work. The three paintings above represent a time period from 2009 to the present. They are in chronological order running counter clockwise starting with Grandpa’s Hat, 30″ x 40″, Oil […]

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New Small Works

East Hills Station, 5″ x 7″, Oil on Panel, 2016 For the last year I’ve been  working on smaller sized oil paintings along with my larger pieces on canvas and panel. These paintings focus on mostly rural and urban landscape as well as the figure. As with all my work, I am focused more on […]

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