This small painting really connected with me. I love to create tension and movement when I paint. I have placed this on one of my studio shelves for further reflection. A massive version would be pretty compelling.
Author: Brian Sostrom
I have 6 square 18” boards that I am painting at the moment. Continuing to chase moody atmospherics. This one is still a work in progress but it is getting there.
This is one of a few large atmospheric paintings I am currently working on in the studio. I recently returned from a long cruise, more ocean related adventures coming this summer. Adventures take me away from the studio but they also fuel my desires.
Crossing Blue (reels)
I thought I would post my Instagram Reels of this recent painting. It feels like the perfect piece to kick off Memorial Day weekend!
A new painting on the easel in my studio today! I continue my obsession with atmosphere, light and lakes of the north. I wish I could hold onto the moments and feelings. Painting is the only way I know.
A moody new painting on the easel. Inspiration from Lake Pend Oreille in North Idaho.
Spring’s Promise (final)
The finished painting of “Spring’s Promise”. I am leaning into the beauty of the lake and sunshine as our temperatures in North Idaho are suddenly skyrocketing. When I started this painting the snow was piled up, now it is in the mud 80’s… big change in a month.
Turn to Yesterday (tbt)
This painting was sold a couple years ago through Momentum Gallery in Asheville, North Carolina. I am currently witnessing a lot of gorgeous seas and contemplating future paintings. It has been a gift to have a long and only briefly planned voyage to the Caribbean with one of my best buddies. I definitely have been thinking about painting relentlessly, eager to get back to my work.
Crown of White (Abend)
A studio view of this painting framed shortly before it was shipped to Abend Gallery in Denver, Colorado. I sent a collection of three paintings to a landscape painting exhibit at this great gallery. It was an honor to be invited to participate in the show!
This large painting is available through RiverSea Gallery in Astoria, Oregon. The gallery currently has a large collection of my work!