speak of the mystery of life and beauty. In my art, I explore this mystery
as myths, fairy tales, or symbolisms of the rich experiences of life.
By embracing life and art with the wonder of a child, I truly reach
the core beauty of lifes enchantments.
Using oils, I approach my work with the techniques of classical realism, placing a great importance on the use of light. I employ the time consuming glazing techniques of the old masters, using layer after layer of transparent paint. With glaze upon glaze of color, the luminescent qualities of light and color are achieved and my subject is brought to life.
a unique vision, Dawn Pitre creates powerful and provocative images
of nature and myth. Dawns paintings are suffused with a beauty
that extends beyond her masterful blending of color and light. Her art
communicates on an emotional level and speaks to the essence of the
human experience. Dawn considers herself a classical surrealist with
a contemporary, verging on fantasy, flair that expresses the mystical
elements of nature and the power of myth as a vision of mans higher
Dawn was born in 1969 at Miami Beach, Florida. Both of her parents are also renowned artists and their influence has helped to refine her talent. Dawn currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii, and the enchantment of the Islands permeates her work.