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work in black & white, realistically, gracefully and
Using sharp graphite pencils and no backgrounds, I isolate my
subject and focus solely on its beauty, grace and vitality.
Black and white really allows me to get to the essence, to
show emotion, it doesn’t sidetrack in the way colour can.
I like to think of my work as pure & simple yet real
enough to mirror the authenticity and magnitude of a deep
“All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous
unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.” Henry
The major turning point in Sheona’s career was when, on
graduating from the European Business School in 1993, she
moved to Germany to work for Dressage Gold Medallist, Nicole
Uphoff. Here, at the heart of the European equestrian world,
she had the chance to mingle with the best and discovered the
beauty, mesmerizing presence, strength and power of world
class sports horses. This was the inspiration needed to begin
her study of horses. 1996 was when she jumped into her present
career. Her eyes closed and her heart wide open. Life, trial
and error, as well as continuous feedback from her collectors
have been her mentors and have guided her over the years.
Since, she has had numerous commissions, exhibitions and a
growing interest in her work. Her art can today be found in
numerous private collections throughout Europe and the United
distinctive and award-winning pencil studies began in his
first college art class. When given the assignment of studying
and experimenting with the style and technique of a favorite
master, he chose the pencil and chalk drawings of
Michelangelo. The school purchased one of his drawings and
hosted his first one-man show.
He strives for simplicity of composition in both his pencil
drawings and his pastel landscapes where he uses a limited
color palette along with light and tonal value to create mood
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Limited edition of 200 etchings - 16" x 12"
signed & numbered
|Phillip Sage printmaker and artist, was born in Manchester, New Hampshire. His interest in art became apparent at a very young age, as did his talent. After high school, Phillip remained in Manchester and attended St. Anselm's College where he received a degree in Economics and Business Administration.
In 1964, Mr. Sage enrolled at Cooper Union School of Art in New York where he studied graphic art. His printmaking expertise came from his studies with master printmaker Charles Klabunde. He also studied photography with the talented Michael Vaccaro.
Mr. Sage served as a Lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard and was stationed in New Orleans. When his tour of duty was completed, he returned to New York where he worked as a production artist and designer for several adverstising agencies. Mr. Sage returned to New Orleans in 1971 to begin a career as a printmaker and painter. The area has been his home and artistic inspiration ever since.
Mr. Sage's talent for etching on copper plates and individually hand printing them on an English press is a classic skill combining the expertise of the artist and artisan. He works in color as well as black and white. His prints richly portray the life of the south including his perception of the traditions of New Orleans. Mr. Sage's prints are executed in the traditional manner of master intaglio printmakers. All are printed on the finest papers. The editions are limited, each signed and numbered sequentially. Mr. Sage's work has been collected by art lovers locally and nationally for the last three decades.