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Baltimore Inner Harbor Winter Sunrise

Baltimore Inner Harbor Winter Sunrise
"Baltimore Inner Harbor Winter Sunrise", oil on canvas, 24x30"

Erice Sicily Looking North

Erice Sicily Looking North
"Erice Sicily Looking North", oil on canvas, 30x40"

Rochefort-en-Terre Overlook Evening

Rochefort en Terre Overlook Evening
"Rochefort en Terre Overlook Evening", oil on paper mounted on board, 13x20"

Full Moon Over Maiori

Full Moon Over Maiori
"Full Moon Over Maiori", oil on canvas, 24x30"

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About Bill

Bill Tamburrino is a native Baltimorean, and has been painting for nearly 40 years.  He has an undergraduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University, and studied painting at the Maryland Institute, College of Art.  He has displayed his work in a variety of venues, both public and private.  These include many local exhibitions, as well as several national and international shows.  His work is in collections in the United States, England, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.... more

Baltimore

As a resident of Baltimore, it is inevitable that many of my landscape paintings will be of this area. I am fortunate that it offers such a diverse set of subjects, from the rugged industrial zones, to the waterfront, to the pastoral hinterland.

Italy

I have had the opportunity to visit Italy several times. As a painter I am drawn to its diverse landscapes, including its rugged mountains, its marvelous coastlines, and its abundance of ruins.

American West

My daughter has become a long-term resident of Colorado, so I have many opportunities to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Rocky Mountains. Additionally, one cannot resist visiting (and revisiting) the immense splendor and variety of the American southwest.

Cities

I am fascinated by cities, old and new. During my travels in recent years, I have had opportunities to diversify the subject, ranging from the intense complexity and expanse of New York to the ancient ruins of Paestum.

Museum Collections

I have been studying artwork diverse in time and geography. I expressed this initially by painting representations of ancient Roman sculpture an frescoes of Renaissance Italy. More recently, I also became fascinated with images of India, the far east and ancient America. Eventually, the paintings of sculpture grew into more complex original arrangements composed in multi-media, including manipulated photographic prints from images of various cultures.

  • Erechtheion

    Erechtheion
    "Erechtheion", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Transfiguration/Butterflies

    Transfiguration/Butterflies
    "Transfiguration/Butterflies", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Tibetan Dragon

    Tibetan Dragon
    "Tibetan Dragon", oil and manipulated photographic prints on 2 assembled canvases, 66x54"
  • Indian Door

    Indian Door
    "Indian Door", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Mayan Mask

    Mayan Mask
    "Mayan Mask", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Water

    Water
    "Water", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Danse Macabre

    Danse Macabre
    "Danse Macabre", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Ravenna Christ

    Ravenna Christ
    "Ravenna Christ", oil and manipulated photographic prints on canvas, 66x54"
  • Roman Senate Frieze

    Roman Senate Frieze
    "Roman Senate Frieze", oil on canvas, 20x32"
  • The Human Condition

    The Human Condition
    "The Human Condition", oil and manipulated photographic prints on 6 assembled canvases, 119x154"

Figures in Interiors

When confronting the figure in interiors one has the opportunity to orchestrate placement, color and texture. But one also faces the inherent expectation of the viewer to communicate with the psychology of the figure(s) being represented--whether he or she is aware of the viewer. This source of communication and tension is an added dimension which repeatedly draws my interests.

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