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"FALLING SNOW on LASALLE STREET"
14.0" x 11.0" image
"FALLING SNOW on LASALLE STREET" is a watercolor painting of La Salle Street on Chicago with a dusting of fresh falling snow.
My painting, ALLEY GRIT, was chosen for the 146th International American Watercolor Society Exhibition this year, received the ANNE WILLIAMS GLUSHIEN AWARD, and was chosen to travel for a year with the AWS Traveling Exhibit.
"I have seen Ms. Albrecht bring enthusiasm and intelligence to the refinement of her obvious painting tallents. In addition, she expresses esthetic sensitivities within her painting, further testifying, thereby, to her assured future as an American painter of note."
Irving Shapiro, AWS, Former President and Director of American Academy of Art
"The integration of the exotic and the sublime, Albrecht's paintings take us to a world beyond that of everyday, ordinary life, touching a place deep inside our soul."
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On this site you will find many paintings created in various mediums and subject matter. Some paintings are painted in watercolor on watercolor paper, on YUPO, on textured watercolor paper, but the paintings I am most passionate about are those created in mixed water media on canvas and handmade paper, depicting the ancient global rock writings, known as petroglyphs and pictographs. These disappearing images are fragile and have fallen victim, often times, to looting, vandalism, and weathering from the elements. I have documented many of these writings from Hawaii, Australia, Africa, China and the USA. It is through my paintings that I hope to evoke a connection to this vanishing distant past.
I hope that you enjoy your visit. If you have any questions, or have an interest in purchasing a painting, please contact me at 312-320-0833.
"When I create, it is my desire to evoke a connection to the viewers of my work, to have them experience the emotional excitement I feel at the time I pick up the brush." Ingrid
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