The 2019 Biennale judge is ALAN FLATTMANN, an internationally known, award-winning artist accomplished in oil and watercolor and best known for his work in pastel. His book The Art of Pastel Painting is widely considered the definitive guide to pastels. He is a Pastel Society of America’s Hall of Fame Honoree and an Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies.
Flattmann’s work has been featured in over 40 art books and magazines including Plein Air, Watercolor, American Artist, and Pastel Journal. His work has been shown in more than 60 solo exhibitions and included in major group exhibitions internationally. Flattmann’s paintings can be found in the public collections of numerous museums as well as hundreds of private and corporate collections. He is also the subject of three additional books, most recently An Artist’s Vision of New Orleans: The Paintings of Alan Flattmann.
Flattmann is a noted instructor who teaches workshops around the country and abroad. He is also a founder and currently the president of the Degas Pastel Society.