Oil Painting: Christine Lafuente's Oils: Exploration of Color and Form

6 Mar 2008

In the April 2008 issue of American Artist, we discussed how Christine Lafuente's still lifes and plein air landscapes are oriented toward achieving a color harmony that captures the play of light across the forms. In this online exclusive gallery, we offer more examples of her technique.




Trees, Early Spring

2007, oil on mounted
linen, 5 x 7. All artwork
this gallery courtesy
Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, Delaware.
Hudson River With
Low Lying Clouds

Oil on linen, 18 x 24.
Teacups, Pigments
and Gladiolas

Oil on linen, 16 x 20.




Two Trees, Winter

Oil, 20 x 24.
Fig, Jam and Camera
2004, oil on linen, 14 x 18.
Open Cake Box
2004, oil, 10 x 10.


Pigments and

2004, oil, 12 x 12.

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sally elya wrote
on 13 Feb 2008 7:17 PM
I would like more information on Christine LaFuente. Where is she located? and does she teach or have workshops. I think her work is fantastic!!!! Sally Elya
Maggie wrote
on 26 Apr 2008 2:04 AM
Is Christine or Frances teaching seminars or workshops in the NY area?
Teri wrote
on 27 Jun 2008 3:52 PM
Her studio is in Brooklyn, NY and she has paintings in galleries in NYC (Frost and Reed) and Philadelphia. She also teaches at Pratt in NYC and some private sessions.