Alex Schaefer - The Miners

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Oil on canvas

24 in x 30 in 


About the artist:

Alex Schaefer was born in Los Angeles, California in 1969 and is an active fixture in world of contemporary art. Quite often with art supplies, easel and a canvas on the sidewalks of the bustling city painting streetscapes en plein-air or camping and painting in the local mountains, wherever he is he puts down the world before him with boldness and truth. Alex Schaefer studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Upon graduation he spent 8 years as an artist in the video game industry. After the digital world he went on to teach foundation Painting, Drawing and Composition at the Art Center for 12 years. His oeuvre is wide ranging from traditional landscapes, cityscapes and street scenes to figurative nudes, portraits and abstract and imagination paintings. In 2011 Schaefer gained international recognition for his art with a series of banks on fire in protest of financial crimes. His main influences are the painterly “old masters”, the early French Impressionists and the San Francisco Bay area figurative and abstract artists of the 1950’s and the London School. Find links to see more art online at www.paintwithalex.com