"I reached for the stars and grabbed one!"-A. Abrahams' comment moments after winning the
Fairies, angels and the human figure permeate the fantastical, sometimes whimsical watercolors of award winning artist, Alayne Abrahams. Alayne was nominated for two prestigious ARTV awards in both the Watercolor AND Drawing Categories. Ms. Abrahams was the recipient of the 2007 ARTV Muse award in the Drawing Category. This is an international competition and is considered to be the Grammy Awards of the Fine Arts. For more information, visit the ARTV website.
Alayne received the Potomac Valley Watercolorists Award in June, 2014 at the Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibition reception for her painting "Pink Moon Princess". The award was presented at UMUC, College Park, MD. Click here for a video of her receiving the award.
Alayne has been selected to be one of the artists featured in the book Imaginaire V. It is now available for purchase through the FANTASMUS website. The book features an international collection of artists painting images in the genre of "Imaginary or Magic Realism."
Alayne is among 100 artists to be chosen for the 2012-2013 edition of Who's Who in Visual Art. For information re: ordering the book, please contact Ulrich Himmelblau at firstname.lastname@example.org or purchase directly from Abe Books or Amazon.
Alayne's first published book, Dreams and Daydreams, is a work of whimsy in which she matches her art with her writing. Read the book review in Gallery and Studio Magazine. Dreams and Daydreams is available now from Amazon.com or Trafford.com.
Audrey Roberts, President and Executive Producer of the ARTV Fine Art Awards, wrote an article about Alayne that is in the 2010 edition of the book "Art in Vogue."
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