Landscape painter, instructor, and author Mitchell Albala
Mitchell Albala’s semi-abstract and atmospheric landscape have been exhibited nationally and in Seattle at Lisa Harris Gallery. His book, “Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice” (Watson Guptill/Random House, 2009) with over 40,000 copies in print, is the best selling landscape painting book in the nation. Mitchell is also a dedicated workshop instructor at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Pacific NW Art School, Dakota Art, and Daniel Smith Artist’s Materials. He led painting adventures in Italy in 2015 and 2018, and will be headed to France in 2020 with Winslow Art Center. He has lectured on Impressionism and landscape painting at the Seattle Art Museum and written for International Artist and Artists & Illustrators magazines. In 2016 Mitchell’s work was profiled in the French arts magazine, Practique des Arts. His popular painting blog was awarded the #12 spot on feedspot.com’s Top 75 Painting Blogs.