Adrian Gottlieb is a American realist painter inspired by "Naturalism." His focus leans toward figurative painting and especially portraiture. Was born in northeastern Vermont (California). He currently lives and paints from a studio in Southern California.Gottlieb is inspired by the relevance of nature and communication through an understandable visual language. Portraits, memorial portraits, figurative works, genre paintings, landscapes en plein air, still lifes.
Adrian Gottlieb’s works have been exhibited at the Panorama Museum in Germany, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia and the Pasadena Museum of California Art, California. His work has been featured on the cover of American Artist Magazine, in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, and International Artist.
"The best subject is an interesting person painted from life. When I paint from a photograph, I only paint a static understanding of a human being. That the portrait grows and deepens as the artist works is the wonder at the heart of portraiture."