Arizona Watercolor Artist The Art of Bruce Black

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Discover the amazing watercolor paintings of one of Americas truly original artists. Arizona watercolor artist, Bruce Black's work brings to mind the landscapes of Winslow Homer as well as the serene setting of Edward Hopper. Don't miss this beautiful portfolio!

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Arizona Watercolor Artist The Art of Bruce Black

  1. 1. THE ART OF BRUCE BLACK
  2. 2. Bruce Black (1970 – Present) grew up in Phoenix Arizona, spending summers at his cabin up in the woods of Northern Arizona. The peace of the desert and the vistas of the high country inspired Black to begin the journey of being an artist. THE MANGO SELLER
  3. 3. Black studied art at the University of Arizona, earning a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art. He then went on to the University of Delaware for his master’s degree in Fine Art. Following graduate school, he worked for several years as an art professor in Oregon before eventually moving back to his Native Arizona. MARKET CYCLIST
  4. 4. Currently, Black lives in Phoenix Arizona where he continues to paint and teach art. His paintings are housed in numerous public and private collections, as he is quietly becoming one of America’s premier watercolor artists. Falling Apart
  5. 5. Black’s work fits within the realm of American Realism. The fluid brushwork and rustic scenes are similar to American master, Winslow Homer. In addition the lonely settings of old farm houses and barns recall the stark and quiet style of Edward Hopper. Fresh Fruit
  6. 6. Lichen Rock
  7. 7. Market-Fruit Stand
  8. 8. Columbia River Gorge
  9. 9. A Good Day’s Work
  10. 10. Arizona Sunset
  11. 11. Jean in La Jolla
  12. 12. Pit Mine
  13. 13. San Francisco Incognito
  14. 14. Sentinel
  15. 15. Cowgirl
  16. 16. "It is the job of the artist to keep the magic of the world alive." - Bruce Black. Philly Cheese Shop
  17. 17. Under Construction
  18. 18. Sedona Cliffs #2
  19. 19. Great Students
  20. 20. Verde Valley
  21. 21. Although he is comfortable painting in a wide variety of medias and styles, watercolor was Black’s first love, and he handles the medium with the fluency and confidence of a master. He states, “I remember visiting galleries in Scottsdale with my grandparents way back in the late seventies. They enjoyed watercolors and introduced me to a number of artists working at that time. That was when I started painting, and I have never stopped or wanted to do anything else.” Learning the Ropes
  22. 22. Rain Over Sedona
  23. 23. Winter Cabin
  24. 24. Wet Beaver Creek
  25. 25. Gone Fishing
  26. 26. The Penitent Man
  27. 27. Rodeo
  28. 28. Ropers
  29. 29. To see more of Bruce Black’s work or to purchase original paintings by Bruce Black, visit: www.bruceblackart.com Agavanatomy

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