Tiger Flower Studio offers limited edition prints from leading artists in design, who work especially in the fields of decorating, textiles, and fashion.
// CAITLIN MCGUALEY //
Caitlin McGauley is an artist and illustrator, who lives and works in New York. She is best known for her detailed watercolors of interiors and her sumi ink fashion illustrations that bear her own unmistakable style. Her paintings demonstrate a sureness of hand that that only develops from experience and a willingness to work with a lack of hesitation that makes her work distinctive for its technique as well as its saturated color and balance of interesting patterns. Her illustrations reflect a contemporary sensibility that mirrors the best sense of the style of her own generation, and it is no wonder that the likes of Kate Spade New York, Tory Burch, and Ralph Lauren Home, where she formerly designed textiles, number among her clients. Other clients have included Hermes Paris, Domino Magazine, Tiffany & Co., and Abrams Books.
Caitlin is still in the earlier stage of her career and her star is clearly rising. We are excited to offer some of her prints on a scale larger than ever previously available, and the large scale of these prints dramatically highlights the strong technique of her work and her exceptional ability to balance color and pattern.
Caitlin lives in Chelsea with her husband and two children.
// PAGE LEE HUFTY //
Page Lee Hufty's painting is vibrant and alive, bold and bright. Her work delights the eye with fresh perceptions. It is an art of simplicity and joy. Her work hangs in the collections of heads of state, embassies, major corporations, the CIA, and noted private collectors across the US and abroad.
Among her recent work is a series of floral paintings done at the behest of the distinguished arbiter of taste and author, Carolyne Roehm. This stunning series of floral portraits was based upon flowers from Carolyne Roehm’s book, Flowers published by Potter Style. The flowers were grown in Carolyne Roehm’s own extensive and renowned gardens at her historic house, Weatherstone, in Connecticut. These images are available here as striking limited edition prints in two sizes.
Page Lee’s other work includes recurring themes that depict dog portraits, birds, still lifes landscapes, and architectural portraits. Her work was most recently exhibited at the distinguished Carleton Hobbs Gallery in New York, and her press coverage has included the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Town & Country Magazine, Quest Magazine, The Palm Beach Post, Aspen Magazine and numerous other publications.
// GLADYS PERINT PALMER //
Gladys Perint Palmer is one of the leading and most sought after fashion illustrators in her field today for very good reason. Aside from her frequently seen illustrations in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar over the years, her work has been in The New Yorker, Town and Country, the NY Times Magazine, L’Officiel, and Elle among many others. She has drawn banners for Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week and was featured in the VIP lounges. Three books have been published on Gladys Perint Palmer and her unique work, and a fourth book is in the works. She has been honored by the Victoria & Albert Museum, and invited to be one of 150 artists in their 150th Anniversary Exhibition.
Her illustrations contain the essence of style, humor, and fluent drawing skill, but they go well beyond the boundaries of more typical fashion illustrations. Their ever present social and psychological content often echoes the spirit of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, but in a very contemporary context. Her drawings are filled with energy and the nuance of a very truthful and shrewd observer. Clients have included Oscar de la Renta, Vivienne Westwood, Geoffrey Beene, Missoni, Verdura, and Estée Lauder. Gladys lives in Northern California with her husband. She is Executive Director of Fashion at Academy of the Art University in San Francisco. She loves to teach, draw, and write.
// KAZUMI YOSHIDA //
Kazumi Yoshida is an artist whose work spans the divide between the fine art world and the design field and ranges from paintings and sculptures to remarkable textile designs he created over a period of many years for the famed fabric company, Clarence House, where he is the director of design, and has worked since the 1980’s. He is also the author of the generously illustrated 2011 book about Clarence House.
The range of his paintings and sculpture, both representational and abstract, is permeated by a vibrant joie de vivre. His maturity as an artist is apparent through the uniquely and instantly recognizable character of his paintings and sculpture, which is spontaneous, thought provoking, and above all uplifting.
The limited edition prints on this website are Kazumi Yoshida’s first venture into producing prints, and we anticipate a wonderful response. Kazumi has shown his work extensively in shows in the US, Europe, and Japan and has been featured in numerous publications including Elle Décor, Architectural Digest, Vogue, and House & Garden among others. He has complimented his work for Clarence House with a number of striking designs for Hermes.
// MITA CORSINI BLAND //
Mita Corsini Bland is a very accomplished watercolorist, perhaps best known for her numerous and striking illustrations of interiors. Her interior subjects illustrating the work of many luminaries of today’s decorating world are the focal point of the 2009 book on the famed American decorator, Sister Parish. She has painted many commissions for private clients that include members of the Forbes family and the former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg. From the 1980’s onward she painted numerous watercolors for the venerable fabric company, Brunschwig & Fils, depicting their textiles and wallpapers. She continued in that capacity for well over a decade.
She has expanded her focus in more recent years to include a series of distinctly unusual and subtle botanical watercolors inspired by the early twentieth century pioneer in botanical photography, Karl Blossfeldt. These paintings examine plants from a unique perspective that draw out striking parallels to both architecture and the human form. She continues to explore other themes including a series of figurative works, which resulted in an exhibit that sold out at the opening event.
Mita Corsini Bland also serves as a contributing editor to Veranda Magazine and a freelance designer for House Beautiful. She and her husband, a well-known gallery owner and antique dealer, live in New York. She enjoys traveling to her native Italy as frequently as possible.
// DOMINIQUE CORBASSON //
Dominique Corbasson is a distinguished French artist and illustrator born in Paris. Her work has been widely exhibited in galleries from Paris to Tokyo. Clients such as Chanel, Vogue, Hermes, and Tiffany's have sought out her talents for obvious reasons. Her images have not only appeared in magazines such as Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Maison Magazine and many others, but are the basis for several exceptional illustrated books that depict Paris and Brittany as well as numerous children’s books.
Her painting method is fluid, instinctive, and always accomplished. Her cityscapes and landscapes are saturated with the vibrant atmosphere of the places she records, whether it is a sunny spring day or a cold winter afternoon. Her numerous images of northern California, New York, London, and Tokyo show her ability to capture the essence of her surroundings, and her images of France stand alone as a contemporary interpretation of her native country, We are very pleased to offer limited edition prints of her work on this side of the Atlantic.
// HARRISON HOWARD //
Harrison Howard was born in 1954 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and grew up not far from there. Much of his professional career has been devoted to mural work in private houses, and has included screens, panels, easel paintings, and watercolors. Primarily, his work has focused on decorative themes including architectural subjects, chinoiseries, and scenic’s, often with bird, animal or floral motifs. He has worked extensively with alkyd paints, oil paints, and to a lesser extent, acrylics.
Clients include: Royal Saudi Embassy Residence, McLean, VA. Ms. Wendy Vanderbilt, New York, Ms. Kirstie Alley, Los Angeles, Mrs. Pierre S. DuPont, Delaware, Mrs. Roger Firestone, Philadelphia, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Goodyear, Philadelphia and Mrs. Jack Dorrance, Philadelphia.
Interior Design Firms for which Harrison has worked include: McMillen Inc., New York, Irvine & Fleming, New York, Pamela Banker, former senior partner of Parish-Hadley, New York, Frank Penino, Los Angeles and Brown-Buckley, Los Angeles.
// GERTRUDE HAMILTON //
Gertrude Hamilton was born and educated in Belgium, received graphic arts training in Paris, and later studied at the Art Students League in New York, where she discovered the art of botanical and natural history illustration. Gertrude balances a historically infused style influenced by works of Dutch and Italian masters with a modern sensibility, combining rendering in watercolor and pencil with expressionistic stains of color. She paints her subjects with distinctive personalities as well as scientific accuracy, so that her works are more like natural history portraits than simple studies. She has had four solo shows in New York City and group shows worldwide. Her work is in the Shirley Sherwood Collection and the Sloan Kettering and Lady Bamford collections. She is a member of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society.
Solo Shows: October 1996, Ursus - November 1998, Ursus - December 2001, Ursus - October 2006, Ursus.
Group Shows: May 1998, Karski Atelier - October 2004, Ursus - October 2005, The Chinese Porcelain Company - September 2006, Susan Frei Nathan - September 2006, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens - August 2007, Ursus - September 2008, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens - October 2010, Shirley Sherwood - August 2011, Cultural Center in Southampton - October 2012, The Chinese Porcelain company.
// JOHN ROMBOLA //
John Rombola is an artist that has created an entire visual world uniquely his own that becomes an intoxicating journey as you examine his images. His work evokes the spirit of some of the outstanding illustrators of the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s including Andy Warhol and Saul Steinberg. John Rombola’s work not only exemplifies the best work of that period, but has remained relevant to the present in its quirky, amusing, and penetrating reflection of society, human nature, politics, fashion, and other subjects that attract his interest. There have been three books published on his work, the most recent an outstanding two hundred seventy page publication by Chronicle Books. His book was followed by a riveting series of windows at Bergdorf Goodman based on his work that attracted overwhelming public enthusiasm and which were held over as a result of the response.
His work has appeared regularly in notable magazines over the years that include in particular Town & Country, Holiday, and Horizon. He continues to illustrate for Town & Country, and his images invite present generations to become captivated by them. His work is also held in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Cooper-Hewitt Design Archives, The Hirschhorn Museum, The Metropolitan Museum, and The Fashion Institute of Technology, Doubleday, RCA, The United Hospital Fund, and others.
// WAYNE PATE //
Wayne Pate’s paintings and drawings are rooted in a 20th century aesthetic established by Matisse, Picasso, De Chirico and other major artists that frequently reflect a strong Mediterranean sensibility, which is grounded in the classical world.
Wayne’s work is notably graphic and is pared down to elements that are refreshingly simple and spontaneous. He draws inspiration not only from major artists of the Modern Movement, but the things directly around him where he lives and from his travels. The pleasure he takes in the working process is palpable in his images, and contributes strongly to their appeal. Wayne’s raw talent has led to relationships with businesses such as Domino Magazine. Partners & Spade, Serena & Lily, and One Kings Lane His images are unapologetically hinged on a visual aesthetic that in spite of the increased diversity of the art world over the last fifty years continues to characterize the core meaning that so many people associate with the word “art”.
He lives and works in Brooklyn with his wife Rebecca Taylor, who is a successful fashion designer, and their three young children.