Art of Kuzma | plen air painting

plen air painting

November 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

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When in Maine I used to drive up into Acadia Park and park my 96 Ford station wagon onto the rocks and paint the beautiful sunset of the park late into the evening. I think Pat the work I did and then went back into the station wagon driving down the road of the park into the lower elevation towards Bar Harbor. I would often take hikes into the national parks and then be inspired to paint a series of paintings mostly watercolors with water mixable oils and pastels.Please look under Maine section of my website artofkuzma or Steve Kuzma.

I also enjoy skiing and once painted on the mountain itself at Vail overlooking the mountains at sunset. Often times there is some Adventure that follows

The ski patrol waved right on man as the sun ,temperature and light dramatically decreased.Please look at Colorado winter for some of the paintings.

once in the Adirondack Mountains heavy storms are coming in while I was working on a 15-foot panorama. I had to put all the way art inside the 96 station wagon and drive into the forest to take cover while tree limbs were falling and winds were increasing. After a long night of wind and rain sleeping or not sleeping in a tent I would often wake up to a beautiful morning wear I would regroup my work and start again often this work was redone in the studio and I would finish a series of work that would try to distill the essence of a particular region that I traveled in.Please check Adironadack region for a sample of this work.

 In Brigantine I was asked by CEO Don Parker to paint the wind farms. I chose the location off of the old Brigantine Bridge there were many mosquitoes and marshes but after a few hours Foundation of a beautiful painting took three years to complete was finished..

Some of my most memorable were painting from the top of the world trade towers in NY when attending a landscape class with Emily Ellman at the Parsons school of Design.Please check the Steve Kuzma artofkuzma website under New York.

best wishes Steve


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