Grant Hacking paints live at Paderewski Fine Art in Beaver Creek
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What: Grant Hacking paints live.
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, through Sunday, Sept. 6.
Where: Paderewski Fine Art, Beaver Creek.
Cost: Admission is free; artwork is available for purchase.
More information: Call 970-949-6036, or visit http://www.paderewskifineart.com.
BEAVER CREEK — Paderewski Fine Art in Beaver Creek will welcome Grant Hacking as the gallery’s artist in residence this weekend.
Hacking’s exceptional knowledge of animal anatomy and ability to portray atmospheric landscapes originates from his upbringing in his native South Africa.
Extensive travel eventually led him to reside in South Carolina and, finally, the mountains of New Hampshire, where fall landscapes continue to inspire him. Hacking paints Africa and North America’s game animals and landscapes with equal brilliance.
‘WHAT I REALLY PAINT IS NATURE’
“Strictly speaking, I do not want to be categorized as either a wildlife painter or a landscapist because what I really paint is nature,” he said. “I try to give equal time to both genres. When the weather is good, I enjoy painting en plein air, and when the chill winds of winter arrive, I return to my studio, where painting my memories of Africa instills a sense of warmth.”
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Hacking was the featured painter at the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, South Carolina, which is the largest wildlife art show in the country.
Paderewski Fine Art invites anyone interested in meeting and watching this jovial, worldly artist paint to stop into the Beaver Creek gallery.