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Radiant Brown Trout

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]adiant Brown Trout is a 4-foot x 5-foot oil painting of an abstract representation of the gill plate of a brown trout. In Radiant Brown Trout,  I used a variety of painting techniques to make connections between the line, color, and form created in fish, natural environments, and my own memories of the outdoors – all is connected.   Those who fish often find the imagery instantly recognizable but even people who do not fish find something spectacular in the work. This is what intrigues me and fuels my interest to paint fish as a subject.

ArtPrize 2013

Entry Details           Art form: 2-D                 Depth:
Medium: Oil paint on canvas                Width: 60 feet
Year created: 2012                                    Height: 48 feet

Venue & Connection Information

Venue Considerations:  Indoor    Special Lighting needed: No       Internet needed: No
Space needed: Yes                    Outdoor Space needed: No
Audio/Video needed: No             Electrical needed: No

About Becca Schlaff – Click here to visit her website […]

Becca grew up in Pinckney, MI surrounded by rivers, lakes, and fields…endless playgrounds for her imagination which still hold true today no matter where she is on the map.  She has exhibited in juried art shows across Michigan and Florida, and her work is held in private collections in the United States, Canada, England, and Sweden.  She has been featured in, and American Angler magazine.  In 2010 and 2012, Becca’s paintings were exhibited at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI. Radiant Brown Trout is her  2013 ArtPrize entry.

Becca Schlaff uses the remarkable beauty of fish to create abstract, bold, and elegant works of art.  Her expressionistic style of painting brings the awe of the natural world to art collectors and fishing enthusiasts alike.


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