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Russ Potak
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Attended U Mass / Amherst, Ma
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New painting for April, even though we still have snow, here's Spring. 
This is an 11 x 14" original acrylic painting on gessoed chip board. It is signed on the front and dated and titled on the back. It can be framed as is, or it can be matted for a larger presentation. An original Potak
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Contemporary Still Life, 16 x 20" acrylic on stretched canvas, 1/15 russ potak 
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Its been a looooooong time! 
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Something new off the easel last night. ~ Shanty Mill Row houses, 12 x 12" acrylic on 200 lb cotton press paper, ©8/14 russ potak  
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'City Luminous' 11 x 14" acrylic on 200 lb cotton press paper ©2014 r potak 
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A recent work. 
This painting fall in line better with what and how I want to say. The overall work is loose but not to the point of pure abstract. The mind still can grab on to some identifying features and shapes. I employed the lights and...
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I think if might be a painting, for now. 
A painting? Perhaps. Because it uses paint? Maybe. But there is more than paint here. And at times, paint may not even appear. But at what point, does it no longer fit into the square peg of the "painting" definition. And doe...
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Just some fleeting thoughts. 
Just some thoughts. If I don't get these fragmented thoughts down somewhere, I will most likely lose them. And this is as good as place as any to unload them. Okay, .. first thought. I decided to try a few landscapes again, a...
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11 x 14" acrylic on 200 lb paper Road to Farm / russ potak #art #painting #landscape  
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Thank you Iris. I do like the paint to maintain its own voice and energy.
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New from yesterday. On location work. 
The Berkshires 8x10"  acrylic on 200# cotton rag paper As the summer moves into its mid season position in these parts, I have l intentionally limited my palette to a few basic colors. The predominance of green hues are eve...
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Did this today, from an on location sketch. Acrylic on 200# cotton rag paper, The Berkshires,  ©7/14 r potak
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artist/ impressionist/ expressionist/painter
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Photography and a host of others
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  • art studio
    visual artist/ painter/photographer, present
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Cheshire Ma
Previously
Pittsfield Ma - Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Living the life I have. Doing the work I can. Being an artist as I know how.
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Artist/ painter/ - expressionist, impressionist
Medium- acrylic

B.F.A. Degree- University of Massachusetts

Pursuing life with a brush in hand and plenty of passion.
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Made it through the sixties.
Education
  • U Mass / Amherst, Ma
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