Contemporary Plein Air Oil Paintings

of Asheville and the Blue Ridge

Breathe the Air, Feel the Sunshine!

Original oil paintings, created outside, on location, in every kind of weather. In her award winning paintings Lisa Blackshear explores the landscape and cityscape of Asheville North Carolina. Her paintings are characterized by energetic knife strokes, bright layered colors, and a contemporary lyrical feel.

A Meditation on Movement.
“In this series I explore the meaning of FLOW by studying the French Broad River at Ledges Whitewater Park and other locations. As I paint the movement of water, it becomes a metaphor for the flow of the image from my eye to my hand to the canvas, and the way our unique mountain landscape inspires the spirit.”

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