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Anthony Granato – An Interview With The Artist

26 Oct 2013, Posted by silverqueen in General

Anthony Granato is a local Utah artist that uses salvaged vintage frames, photographic images and original oil elements to create each one-of-a-kind piece. We recently sat down with Anthony to ask him about his work… and this is what he said: Anthony, if you had to describe your artwork to a stranger, how would you describe it? Mixed media oil paintings made especially for antique and vintage frames. How did you get started in the art world? I’ve been active in the art industry for over 15 years. After a career in illustration and freelance design working for Lucas Films and major publications, I settled into the fine art profession. I wanted to focus more on fine art because of…

R. Garth – Bronze Sculptures: Interview With The Artist

22 Oct 2013, Posted by silverqueen in General

R. Garth is bronze sculptor living in Arizona and whose work is on view and for sale at the Silver Queen Art Gallery in Park City, Utah. We recently had a chance to sit down with the artist and ask him about his work. This is what he had to say: If you had to describe your artwork to a stranger in just one or two sentences, how would you describe it? My art is strong and full of attitude. Immensely time consuming and detailed. The medium I choose is bronze casting. The people who purchase my art enjoy the real life stories which inspired the work. I do the work I want to do, and if at the completion…

Richard Salcido – Interview With The Artist

23 Aug 2013, Posted by silverqueen in General

Richard Salcido is one of the Silver Queen Gallery’s favorite artists. We recently sat down with this talented painter from Southern California and asked him about his work. Here’s what he had to say: Richard, what exactly is your background? How did you get started in the art world? I was born and raised in San Diego, California and as long as I can remember I’ve been drawing. When I was a kid I was drawing at home, restaurants, on all of my schoolwork and on my classroom desk. I used to carry a pencil or pen around with me and occasionally loose pages of typewriter paper to draw on if where I was going might not have any paper…