Louisa McElwain: Cumulus Songs

Louisa McElwain's paintings are imbued with a tangible passion that the artist felt for the land and her natural surroundings in New Mexico. McElwain is known for her process of plein air painting on considerably large canvases and for her saturated, luminous palette. Her most beloved pieces feature signature stormy skies enveloping the mountains below,... Continue Reading →

Introducing Hannah Shook to EVOKE Contemporary

“The tactility of paint leads me into my creative process,” explains Colorado artist Hannah Shook. “It’s the beauty, presence, expressiveness and power of the paint itself.” Shook finds just as much contagious “life force” in her medium as she does in the living, breathing landscape that is her subject. Dramatic swaths of oil paint give... Continue Reading →

Louisa McElwain: Oil of Joy

“I often feel energy, like electricity, surging upward from the ground, through my knees, through my arms and right onto the canvas,” said painter Louisa McElwain (1953 – 2013), whose bold, impasto oil paintings embody the intensity and joyful passion of their creator. McElwain’s quintessential subject was the landscape, particularly the dramatic skies and ever-changing... Continue Reading →

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