First Republic Bank, 20" x 24", oil on canvas

First Republic Bank is the building facade of the original "First Republic Bank" located at 111 Pine Street in San Francisco. On day one, I began a first layer of copper paint on canvas and from there I painted the composition. Having the corner of the building centrally located draws one more in and the perspective makes the eye move to the top! It's come to life with application of line, color and forms! It's looking very modern and has been a fun piece to paint!

First Republic Bank has been awarded in ArtSlant's June 2016 showcase winner in the category of painting.

Patricia Araujo

ARTIST BIO Patricia Araujo was born in Miami, Fl, the daughter of Colombian parents. Her father was an architect at Walt Disney and during his last years he assisted with the development of Epcot Center. Patricia grew up in Bogota, Colombia and since childhood, she was enchanted by architecture and form - drawing arches and entrances, and designing imaginary floor plans. After completing high school in Bogota, Araujo moved to Northern California to pursue her college education. She studied architecture, ...

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