Adam Clague’s oil paintings have received international awards and press. The artist lives near Kansas City, Missouri with his wife and fellow artist Andrea Orr Clague and their newborn son, Gideon. Adam paints in an impressionistic manner and works from life as much as possible to produce the most life-like results. The artist seeks to faithfully capture the beauty of God’s creation and to share that beauty with his viewers.
Comic-book superheroes comprised the bulk of Adam Clague’s portfolio until age twelve, when he tested his skills at realistically rendering a grouping of soda cans. This work, entitled “Pop Art,” gained Adam his first art award, a “Best of Show” at the Michigan State Fair. Since then, the challenge of accurately capturing visual reality has fueled Adam’s passion for art.
The artist received his training at Pensacola Christian College, where he earned a Masters degree in Fine Arts. While pursuing his degree, Adam taught drawing and painting classes at the college. His own instruction came from master painter Brian Jekel, who gave expert teaching on the skills of representational painting.
Today, Adam strives to faithfully depict his subjects while maintaining the intrinsic beauty of his chosen medium.
Adam credits Christ Jesus his Lord for his skills and for the ability to daily pursue art. He gladly directs all the glory for his work and life back to his Savior, who sacrificed everything for him.
Adam Clague studied at Pensacola Christian College, where he received instruction from master artist Brian Jekel and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree. Adam now lives near Kansas City, Missouri and enjoys the adventure of pursuing art with his wife and fellow painter, Andrea Orr Clague.
Adam is a member of the Oil Painters of America and the Missouri Valley Impressionist Society. In 2013, the artist had a feature article in Artists On Art Magazine and was honored to receive the Portrait Award of Excellence in the OPA National Exhibition. Adam’s work has been displayed in various venues and is represented by Hudson Fine Art in Ohio and Augusta Wood in Missouri.
Adam is grateful for the opportunity to paint the beauty of God’s creation. He hopes to share that beauty with others and seeks to glorify the Lord through his work and life.