(1943 - 2011)
Loran Speck was active/lived in California. Loran Speck is known for trompe still life painting.
California born artist Loran Speck draws the inspiration for his highly realistic and detailed still life paintings from the realist artists of the Renaissance such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt and Rubens.
Speck attended Oregon State University on a football scholarship. A pre-dentistry major, he had never considered art until he enrolled in a scientific illustration class and became aware of his talent.
Speck has been honored with feature articles and covers such as USArt (October 1989), American Artist (February 1994), Art of the West (January/February 1996), Southwest Art (January 1987 & March 1998) and Art of the West (January/February) 2005.
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