Brian is an award winning pastelist who hails from Illinois. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Milwaukee Institute of Arts and has created landscapes, still lifes and portraits in pastels ever since. He is particularly adept at creating beautiful atmospheric plays of light using an array of colors, form and composition. Inspired by the beauty of things seen in everyday life and is inspired by nature to capture its essence through pastels. Artists that influence Brian’s work are N.C. Wyeth, Edgar Degas and John Singer Sargent.
NOTE: You can view Brian Sauerland’s art and the artwork of many more artists by visiting J. Petter Galleries. Also, see the Events page to see if Sauerland is attending an art opening here this season at the gallery.