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Erin Hanson, The Artist

Combining the emotional resonance of 19th-century Impressionists with the lavish color palette of Expressionism, Erin Hanson’s unique style has come to be known as “Open Impressionism.” Her paintings appear in art school curriculums around the world, and with millions of followers online, Hanson is inspiring a new love for impressionism in the contemporary art world.  

Erin Hanson, The Artist

Erin Hanson is the creator of the contemporary painting style known as “open-impressionism," which is now taught in art schools and colleges across the world. Her impressionist paintings involve minimal brushstrokes and impasto application of paint. Using a limited palette of pure, un-muddied color, she deftly captures the natural beauty of the outdoors.