Art and Artful Living

Sam Battaglia - self portrait, An oil painting on canvas, 52x52 inches
Sam Battaglia – self portrait
An oil painting on canvas, 52×52 inches

This large oil painting self-portrait was created for entry in the National Portrait Gallery’s Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. It wasn’t until I had finished that I could “see” the muse whispering into my ear.

The muse is still whispering…