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Just notified that “They have eyes but see not” won a Merit Award in the National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society 2015 International Online Spring Exhibition.  Honored to be recognized among such great artists.  Thank you juror Timothy Tyler.

Just notified that “They have eyes but see not” won a Merit Award in the National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society 2015 International Online Spring Exhibition. Honored to be recognized among such great artists. Thank you juror Timothy Tyler.

National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society   – Well… isn’t this true! A common subject of our current times. Love this painting in NOAPS Spring Online 2015! A Merit Award Winner! The title “They have eyes …but see not…ears but hear not”, oil 60x44x3, by artist Marc Chatov. Excellent portrayal of our social environment. Congratulations,… Continue Reading

Just found out ‘Madness of Odysseus’ was selected as a finalist in the Raymar Art Competition.  Thank you juror Jacqueline Kamin!

Just found out ‘Madness of Odysseus’ was selected as a finalist in the Raymar Art Competition. Thank you juror Jacqueline Kamin!

Finalist Award Sponsor: RayMar Art Judge: Jacqueline Kamin   Madness of Odysseus by Marc Chatov 14 x 11 Oil   Judge’s Comments: The gesture in this portrait is convincing. He has picked a challenging perspective and done an excellent job with the drawing. He seems to have captured a feeling of life. – Jacqueline Kamin… Continue Reading

Great workshop @Anderson Fine Art Gallery on St. Simons Island

Great workshop @Anderson Fine Art Gallery on St. Simons Island

“Life Painting in Oils” workshop at  Mary Anderson’s beautiful gallery – Anderson Fine Art Gallery. In developing a finished painting whether it be a portrait, figure or still-life, developing a gamma (family of colors) is essential to the life and feeling of the piece. The great colorist; the French and Russian Impressionist, utilized this philosophy by… Continue Reading

Just found out my painting was selected as a finalist in the Raymar Art Competition. Thank you juror Thomas Kitts!

Just found out my painting was selected as a finalist in the Raymar Art Competition. Thank you juror Thomas Kitts!

“Marc Chatov appears to be drawing from the biblical text above for his painting. And this was the only painting I reviewed that overtly set out to tell a story using a blend of religious iconography and contemporary references. You do not need to know the biblical passage to properly read Marc’s painting because he… Continue Reading

Thank you Portrait Society of America!  3 of my paintings received recognition in the 2014 Members Only Competition

Thank you Portrait Society of America! 3 of my paintings received recognition in the 2014 Members Only Competition

  Thank you Portrait Society of America  and congratulations to all the artists . 3 of my paintings received recognition in the Members Only Competition. Coffee break – 5th Place Still life. They have eyes but see not, ears but hear not – 6th Place Merit Outside the box. Charles – 9th Place Honorable Mention… Continue Reading

Chatov Retrospective – 100 Years of Painting

Chatov Retrospective – 100 Years of Painting

Thank you Marietta Cobb Museum for a fabulous opening reception!  What a wonderful evening!  If you didn’t make the opening, I hope you get a chance to go check out this exhibition featuring three generations of Chatov’s. http://www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org/chatov-retrospective-100-years-of-painting.html   Also, thank you to Portraits, Inc. and Michael Gormley for writing and posting such a nice blog about… Continue Reading

Thank you to Portraits, Inc. and Michael Gormley for writing such a nice blog about the Chatov Exhibition

Thank you to Portraits, Inc. and Michael Gormley for writing such a nice blog about the Chatov Exhibition

http://www.portraitsinc.com/on-the-walls—chatov-retrospective-100-years-of-painting.php By Michael Gormley: The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and that truism, be that a by-product of nature or nurture or both, bears out in the newly opened Chatov Retrospective at the Marietta/Cobb Museum in Marietta, Georgia.  The exhibition features the works of Roman, Constantin, Marc and Charles—three generations in a family… Continue Reading