Artist Search
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Richard Oversmith  

About: Richard Oversmith


Examples of his work  

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  



Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
Buy and Sell: Richard Oversmith
  For sale ads Auction results*  
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  

Market Alert - Free

Lived/Active: North Carolina      Known for: impressionist landscape, still life

Login for full access
View AskART Services

*may require subscription

Available for Richard Oversmith:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Richard Oversmith)


Biographical information (Richard Oversmith)


Book references (Richard Oversmith)


Discussion board entries (Richard Oversmith)


Please send me Alert Updates for Richard Oversmith (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
Biography from Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art:
Richard Oversmith received formal training in Fine Art and Illustration at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. While at Kendall he was invited to study at the Royal College of Art in London, England. There he gained experience in plein-air painting and found direction in his work as an oil painter.

He graduated from Kendall College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1995 and moved back to his home state of North Carolina to pursue his dream of becoming a professional artist.

The natural beauty of Western North Carolina has proven to offer infinite inspiration for Oversmith's impressionistic landscapes. He surrounds himself in the elements of the scene, truly en plein air fashion. He also paints portraits with the goal of achieving not only the likeness of his subjects, but the essence of their being. In the studio, he lets his intuitive creativity produce still lifes that range from the classic to the imaginative.

One of the artist's aims in painting is to provoke the viewer to interact with his pieces. His paintings are his voice, and stroke by stroke, he composes a whole that relates his vision. Overstreet works in oil on linen, a medium compatible with the passion he puts into his creation. He strives to achieve a mood in every painting through the use of such visual stimuli as color, edges, value, and drawing. He has derived his style from the lifelong study of past masters, the influence of contemporary painters he admires, and visual elements evolving from deep within himself. He allows the setting to speak to him, creating only as many brushstrokes as are needed for the viewer's eyes to understand and connect.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2015 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records