BB&T Bank on Art - October 2018: Faye Delia Meetze

October 1, 2018

CCAL, in conjunction with the BB&T, is proud to announce this month's artist on display in the "BB&T Bank on Art Gallery". This month, the display showcases artwork by Faye Delia Meetze. 

 

  "Brass Bowl with Fruit"

 

Artist Statement

“Brass Bowl with Fruit"

Oil on Canvas

Image size 12x16 

Framed size 21x25

 

This painting is all about shapes, light, shadows and color. I love setting up various still life in my studio, and arranging the lights so that I can get the most interesting contrast between darks and lights. While working with this set up the reflection of the fruit in the brass bowl drew my interest. This painting was awarded “Best of Show” in one of the CCAL Exhibitions.


Artist Bio

A native of Lexington County, Faye gave up secretarial work in 1980 and began to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming an artist. She began studying art books and taking classes and workshops with well established artists. Today she is a self-taught, award-winning artist and has her own studio/gallery on Lake Murray where she resides with her husband.

 

Starting her studies in colored pencil,  charcoal, and pastel helped to refine her drawing skills and as she progressed to working in oil, she fell in love with the forgiving nature of that medium.  Now she works mainly in oil with a focus on creating realistic landscapes and still life. Most of her paintings are signed using her middle name “Delia”  in memory of her mother.

 

 See more of her work at “Palmetto Fine Arts” in Chapin, “The Gallery” in Newberry, “The Blend” in Prosperity and at her studio by appointment.

 

You can see more of Faye's work in her gallery on this website at crookedcreekart.org/faye-meetze.

 

You can contact Faye by clicking HERE.

 

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