Piece description from the artist
Sketches were created while traveling from Virginia to Pennsylvania. Used to show the beautiful landscapes and wonderful colors of the fall. This is one of the rare oil paintings that resulted from those sketches. Using a somewhat pointalistic approach, this piece is stunning to see in person.
Originally from the city of Scranton PA, Kristopher studied at Keystone College and Marywood University with a degree in studio art, specializing in drawing and painting. During this time, he received promising artist awards and had artwork dispalyed in many shows. Kristopher's began his love and skill for art at a young age.
Throughout his years at the university, he explored sculpture, jewelery making, bronze casting and metal work among others. Kristopher has since been inspired and influenced by "Rembrandt":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rembrandt, "Monet":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Monet, "Dali":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvador_Dal%C3%AD and his all time favorite "Georges Seurat":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Seurat. He often works in black and white, adding color sparingly.
Today, Kristopher Lake resides in Kitty Hawk NC.
Beach and Bay Influences have begun to show in watercolors, charcoal, and oil paintings.