"This painting was done at Frey’s Dahlias in Turner OR of my sister Bethany. I fell in love with the back lighting of the scene.” The painting won 1st place in the National Professional Painting Competition sponsored by American Artist magazine in 2005.
At age 26, Ariana is known for her plein-air landscapes as well as her evocative portraits and figure paintings. Ariana’s paintings have been exhibited internationally and she counts among her collectors local and international corporations. Ariana’s magazine credits include feature articles in national art magazines such as Southwest Art and American Artist, including her art being showcased on the cover of American Artist magazine.
Ariana is represented by Lee Youngman Galleries, Calistoga, and New Master Gallery, Carmel, both in California. She is a member of the Oil Painters of America and is a Mentor Member of the California Art Club.
Ariana lives and pursues her art in Oregon. For more information visit: www.galleryariana.com