Welcome to my first post for the A to Z Challenge. You can find out more about the challenge by clicking on the links on the right sidebar of my site. I enjoyed participating last year in the challenge for the first time, mainly because this challenge forces me to blog more and meet deadlines. I have slacked on blogging lately due to work issues, but I am now ready to learn about some old and new authors and artists (my theme for the challenge). Oh, and Happy April Fool’s Day!
I was looking for an “A” subject recently and found an amazing American artist I had never heard of before—Daniel Q. Adel. This painter and illustrator is the same age as me, so that sealed it on choosing who to write about. Why not? Anyway, he is a Dartmouth grad and majored in Art History. After more studies at the National Academy of Design and at Hunter College, Adel has become a prolific artist. I enjoyed looking at images of his drapery oil paintings. He is also known for his portraits and caricatures, as well as watercolors.
Following are some images of Adel’s wonderful creations (click to enlarge):
Adel has moved to France and now lives in Provence with his wife and children.