ALFRED COSMO COLELLA

What possesses me to paint face after face, figure after figure and still find it fresh and exciting?  

It’s the magic of light and shadow on the human form and the thrilling exploration of line, brushstroke, and color through a medium that is luscious and sensuous to play with. It's also the challenge of capturing the expression and mood of each individual.

I not only make conscious decisions but allow the unconscious parts of me reveal themselves on the canvas in ways I could not have predicted.  So in a sense, it's a never-ending process of self-discovery.