Friday, June 08, 2018

New Abstract Paintings 2018

"Wave Particle Wave Particle"
34 x 50 inches
oil on canvas

"The Heart The Brain The Resonance"
39 x 54 inches
oil on canvas

"In A Nano"
32 x 48 inches
oil on canvas

"Awaken Gentle Mass Touch"
24 x 34 inches 
oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sculpture Falls Austin Texas

Fine Art Austin Texas

"Sculpture Falls"
oil on canvas 
30 by 40 inches
Hello, Ricardo here. This is my first landscape in oils. Most of my paintings are done in acrylics. When painting in acrylics, in my case I always here about the superiority of oils, mainly from oil painters. So I had to give oils a try. I did, and I really enjoy working with oils, but I cannot say that I enjoy one over the other. I like to paint outside which is great as far as solvents and fumes go, but wind and dust can be a problem. In reality though I am often asked by painters whether I am using oils or acrylics, which indicates it is not obvious. I am a painter who likes to go all over the place, meaning the painting of  Abstracts, Portraits, Landscapes, Nudes. I will continue to paint in both mediums.
Here is an example of a commissioned work.
Painting of Jose Antonio Navarro Monument, Texas State Cemetary
reaching out to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Paris, London, Barcelona, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Houston, Moscow, The Netherlands.

City of Austin Power Plant

City of Austin Power Plant
30 by 40 inches 
acrylic on canvas

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Finally A New Image

"The Parken Compound"

"The Parken Compound"
36 x 48 inches
acrylic on canvas

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Thursday, October 06, 2016

Hey Everybody

Just like this painting that I have been working, on and off, but mostly off since 2012.

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well excuse me, I busy taking care of my...........

Friday, December 04, 2015

I do not concede ownership of my painting!

This painting was taken to Houston without my permission  around 2003, I consider it stolen.
Recently I received this message:

Dear Mr. Calzadilla, 

I purchased a beautiful piece of artwork I believe you painted in 1984. Attached are a couple of photos for you to look at. This is one of my favorites and I really love this piece. It would be amazing if you could shed some light on who the woman in the image is, why you painted her, and what inspired you to do so. Any information you can provide would be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you,
Joe Xxxxxxxx
After giving him the details, our conversation was cut short so he could attend to business. I was promised a return call right after that, and of course, crickets.