Marissa Madonna

"My artwork is inspired by visual storytelling, and capturing my subject’s likeness. A mixed media approach combines the freedom of laying bold washes with the tight control of drawing. Quilting the details together as a visual story is where I find my greatest artistic passion."

Ballerina in Blue - Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Hot Press Watercolor Board 15.25 x 12 in.

Marissa earned her BFA in Illustration at Hartford Art School in 2012, and has continued to follow her passion as a professional illustrator specializing in portraiture. After completing her first children’s book illustration project, she went on to be featured in numerous publications and television appearances. Her projects have included collaborations with ESPN, as well as creating illustrations for Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s yearly concert production “Tales of Halloween”.

Sean - Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Hot Press Watercolor Board 14.25 x 10.5 in.
Eclectic - Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Hot Press Watercolor Board 14 x 10.5 in.
Maggie - Rose Kombucha - Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Hot Press Watercolor Board 14 x 11.5 in.
Catania Fish Market - Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Hot Press Watercolor Board 12.5 x 13 in.

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


 

Visit the artist's website

Inquire About this Artist
Discover More Member Artists
Become A Member Artist