Loretta McNair is an accomplished fine artist with a polished eye and celebrated gift for reimagining the intricate details and verity of her subjects. Through applying vibrant colors and intuitive techniques, she brings a compelling visual story to the canvas that stimulates the viewer’s eye while evoking emotions ranging from buoyancy and intrigue to empathy and nostalgia.
"Afternoon in the Cottonfield" 2013 Oil on Canvas
Loretta’s trademark works are portraits and surrealistic paintings of songs from the late 20th century. Her affinity for portraits stems from her passion for intimately connecting to the human spirit and the simultaneous challenge and dexterity involved in achieving an authentic likeness. Her song-painting series is intended to eternally preserve musical masterpieces in visual form.
Loretta is a member of the Portrait Society of America.
In addition to being an absolutely magical figurative artist, Loretta McNair is also a masterful singer-songwriter with a penchant for the jazz standards of the 1940's. Please visit her music website at www.lorettamcnair.com or on Facebook