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Madeleine Prochazka

Madeleine Prochazka

Although born and raised in France of Armenian parents, I came to the US long ago and have lived in California ever since.

I loved painting from a very young age but got discouraged by an unkind comment from someone I looked upon as an authority figure when I was 14. I then became an English language and literature teacher in France, then a French language and literature teacher in the U.S. I quit to raise two daughters and upon my return to the work force was forced to start a bottom level in business. Having made my way back up to managerial level since then, I have now retired.

I rediscovered painting a few years ago, thanks to a daughter who gave me an easel and canvases as a Christmas present. I haven't stopped painting since then! I was obviously impressed by the Impressionist style which my highschool teacher favored also. I love and appreciate any style, however, that somehow "speaks" to me.
I appreciate very much the friendship and acceptance I have found on Paintings I Love.

I have also joined a local art club, the San Fernando Valley Art Club. See more of my works on my websites, www.artbyapro.com, http://www. madeleine-prochazka.artistswebsite.com, as well as on Artbreak.com, and Saatchi On Line.com. I can be reached via email at mp@artbyapro.com.

<a href='fineartamerica.com/art/paintings/prague+-+cityscape/all' style='font: 10pt arial; text-decoration: underline;'>prague - cityscape paintings</a>

<a href='fineartamerica.com/art/paintings/seascape/all' style='font: 10pt arial; text-decoration: underline;'>seascape paintings</a>

<a href='fineartamerica.com/art/paintings/trees/all' style='font: 10pt arial; text-decoration: underline;'>trees paintings</a>
Member since July 2009, and a Gold Member.
11 comments
Latest comment Hi dear Maddie. Of course she looks like a Spanish lady, but that's quite understandable as it was the Spanish who colonize Mexico. So Spanich blood is mixed there. Quite an expressive face she has.... Isaura
   

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How do people react to portraits of girls such as Danielle, should they not be as important as the portraits of more normal people?
I like this pretty young girl's expression and the fact that you are continuing a long tradition in painting, where many artists eschewed the 'ordinary' and... view answer
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