Carol Fensholt Nierenberg knew from the time she was drawing horses at age two that she was born be an equine fine artist. But winning a Mademoiselle Magazine Guest Editorship as a college senior diverted her to New York City, where she was immediately offered an editorial position and spent the next 30 years there as an editor, publisher and publishing company executive and founder. Today, as owner with her husband, Stu Nierenberg, of Silver Box Southwest, a boutique Arabian/Baroque horse show/breeding farm in Carefree, AZ, she has returned her to her first love and passion –– sculpting the horses she cares for and closely observes every day. To Carol, a fiery, expressive horse is nature's
Creating my art is a bit of a bareback ride; I combine mediums in new and regenerative ways that evoke movement, energy and life. Many of my works are large or life-size urban equestrian paintings, "Urban Equines". By that I mean the energy, beauty, and classic equine form expressed in purely contemporary terms. What gives my work its edge is a deep personal familiarity with the physical horse… and an expansive sense that the movement is bigger than what you see. My approach combines a passion for the anatomical horse with a love both of classic gestural drawing and the element of surprise. Having been inspired by them at a young age I would sit entire days and watch, noticing every ripple in a muscle; how they
Anna Gritti is an Italian artist. She is a skillful and resouceful realistic paintings artist. The majority of her works are made with oil on canvas and graphite on paper. Anna welcomes commissions on Arabian Horses’ portraits. If you need any information, please contact her by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .