Drew Lantrip's work is inspired by his studies of 19th century painters. His interest is in painting as a visual language and its ability to evoke and express feelings and ideas universally.
He studied classical drawing and oil painting at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. After graduating in 2010, he has spent time painting in Italy, the Netherlands, Portland, Oregon, Tokyo, and Connecticut, while he currently lives in Roseburg, Oregon. He paints figurative works, landscapes, still lifes, and portraits in oil.
Figure Painting in the 19th Century
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, Sep 2013
Discussion of the stylistic developments in figure painting and its central role in art and education throughout the 19th century.
'Charlotte Corday': Sympathy for the Damsel
The Epoch Times - Art Speaks, by Drew Lantrip
Art Explorers Arrive By Bus and Bicycle
New Haven Independent, by David Sepulveda
Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR Dec 2014
Westville Village Art Walk, Lyric Hall, New Haven, CT May 2014
New Haven Paint and Clay Club, Mar - Apr 2014
Art Gallery at the Mill House, Chester, CT Nov - Dec 2013
Open Studio Hartford, Nov 2013
New Haven City Wide Open Studios Passport Weekend Oct 2013
Art Gallery at the Mill House, Chester, CT 2012 - 2013
Coffeehouse Northwest, Portland, OR Mar - Apr 2011
Open Studio, Portland, OR Dec 2010