Dog Portraits by Stephen J Cullen
"Argyle" is a portrait in oil on linen, 8" x 10."
Hiking on Mt. Hood with Graham, our rescue Leonberger.
My studio is now in Portland, Oregon and dog paintings are my primary focus. Recently, I have personalized dog portraits by adding the images of their owners and such things as favorite cars or garden landscapes. Customized dog paintings are not only fun to produce, but extremely rewarding. I would welcome your commission for a personalized dog painting of your dog.
After completing my degree in fine art at Arizona State University, I explored themes of nature found in the Southwest, as well as my home state of Illinois, using the mediums of water color, printmaking, and photography.
When my wife and I moved to North Carolina, we discovered border collies and their trials. We also visited various dog parks with our own dog. I began using photos of the dog park puppies and the border collies as models for dog paintings. I sold many portraits of these worthy dogs to individuals and galleries. At the same time, I began to produce personalized dog paintings and some memorial dog portraits for friends and others who followed my work.
Having a portrait created for you is easy and simple. Contact me. You can find the steps of ordering your painting and tips for sending me the best photo of your pet on the "Ordering A Portrait" page.