Featured Artist Valerie Vescovi

Artist Valerie Vescovi paints energetic and colorful scenes of jazz and salsa clubs in a style she calls Rhythmic Cubism. More of her expressive art can be found on her website.

 

neo-cubism painting of a jazz trio by Valerie Vescovi

“Jazz Trio with a Cat” oil on canvas, 36″ x 48″

 

I have painted my whole life.

 

neo-cubism painting of musicians and dancers by Valerie Vescovi

“Encore” oil on canvas, 83″ x 62″

 

Even as a child I was given oil paints and pretty much left to my own devices. An autodidact, I would paint pictures from books. I painted on my walls in my bedroom—and the door. My family liked my paintings and didn’t complain.

 

neo-cubism oil and cold wax painting of a jazz bass cello player by Valerie Vescovi

“Le Bassiste 2″ oil and cold wax on canvas, 15″ x 30”

 

I experimented. Once, I squeezed the oils onto a piece of canvas that I put on the floor. I then danced around on it, leaving my white Keds on the painting. When it was dry, I hung it. After a while one of the shoes fell off. I wish I had a picture of it.

 

neo-cubist painting of Latin musicians by Valerie Vescovi

“Blue Salsa” oil on canvas, 54″ x 33″

 

As I got older, I took my art more seriously. I became involved in art groups and hung out with artists. I did some street shows and got into some galleries over the years.

 

neo-cubism painting of jazz musicians by Valerie Vescovi

“Indigo Blues” oil on canvas, 30″ x 48″

 

I painted on-site for many years where I learned the most. Painting from life is educational, to say the least.

 

neo-cubism painting of salsa dancers by Valerie Vescovi

“Havana NIghts” acrylic on canvas, 54″ x 33″

 

I painted in bars and restaurants and in the street, painting cafes and night life, jazz clubs with live music, Latin jazz, salsa clubs. My paintings of bars and musicians have morphed into my Rhythmic Cubist style.

 

neo-cubism painting of a copacabana club by Valerie Vescovi

“Copacabana” acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 50″

 

Even though I still experiment and stretch my creativity, I always go back to my dancers and musicians who deconstruct into tempo, music, movement and color.

 

neo-cubism painting of nude female jazz musicians by Valerie Vescovi

“Violoncelle Voluptueuse” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″

 

I have a nice body of work and am entirely online now. I have a website and am on several online galleries, and prefer them over brick and mortar galleries who try to possess you.

 

neo-cubism oil and cold wax painting of nude female jazz players by Valerie Vescovi

“Red Flute Blue Cat” oil and cold wax on canvas, 15″ x 30″

 

I paint on a wide range of canvas sizes to make myself affordable to more people. I like to work out a composition on a small canvas before I paint the larger work. I’m also on several print on demand sites, which offer an array of items with my paintings on them and are affordable.

 

Artist Valerie Vescovi in her studio

Artist Valerie Vescovi in her studio

 

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Comments

  1. Delightful paintings. Can’t pick a favorite, I like them all.

  2. Love your work!! Wonderful colors and style. So fun and full of life.

  3. So fun and colorful!

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