Warren Keating
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Warren Keating''s paintings start with documentation. He captures subjects on video from birds-eye views, digitizes the film on his computer and, finally, paints them on canvas in an active style he describes as Pixel Impressionism. He merges artistic elements of the 20th Century with 21st Century technology. Warren credits Futurism as well as Richard Diebenkorn and Willem de Kooning as influences in his paintings. Fun fact: Warren’s inspiration for this series came from a vacation to Paris where he photographed passersby from his hotel balcony in Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Artist and Customer Comments

Warren Keating 6/27/2015 | 12:37 PM

Evan, you are driving me nuts, as well; you're getting my favorite pieces, before I can show them to anyone else. Let me know when my suite is ready; it is time for you to get an aerial portrait.

commentsMan Wearing Hat and Trench Coat in Paris Rain
E Flaschen 6/27/2015 | 10:37 AM

Warren I am really getting to despise you. You just posted a new painting that I must have. We are getting to the point where you should just move in here and cover all of my walls!!!

Warren Keating 6/14/2015 | 2:56 PM

Thank you, Mr. Flaschen for your wonderfully crafted comments and for becoming an avid collector of my work. Your words have really summed up very succinctly and thoughtfully what I am intending to achieve with each painting.

commentsYoung Woman Wearing Cool Shoes on Hollywood Blvd.
E Flaschen purchased this artwork. 6/14/2015 | 2:42 PM

Original. Simple. Elegant. Human. I now have four of Mr. Keating's paintings. Rave reviews from visitors. Enough said.

Warren Keating 4/10/2015 | 2:10 PM

Thank you, Darleneweir. I appreciate that.

commentsBlonde Taking Photo with Star on Hollywood Boulevard #2
Darleneweir 4/9/2015 | 7:59 PM


Warren Keating 10/26/2013 | 12:21 AM

This artist talk took place at Gallery 825 during my October solo show. In the video, I discuss how I get my ideas and my painting process. There is also some video of the opening reception.

Warren Keating 7/1/2013 | 11:59 PM

Thank you! I'm glad that you're enjoying the painting. Thank you for your support and buying from Ugallery.

commentsRed Umbrella In Paris
B Bauck purchased this artwork. 7/1/2013 | 11:33 PM

Love it!

Warren Keating 4/18/2013 | 6:29 PM

Thank you so much, Jwoodrome! When I saw this couple from my balcony, I knew this Paris scene had to be painted.

commentsSmoking Parisians Walking Down St. Germain
Jwoodrome 4/18/2013 | 6:13 PM

The smoking Parisians look so much like my sister and her husband, who lived in Paris for several years. I hope that me or someone in my family can buy this someday when we can budget the funds. It is an awesome work!

Warren Keating 2/15/2013 | 11:03 AM

Thank you for your message, Nance. I have this large piece, depicting an older couple: Also, I have reference of many old couples from which I can make a commissioned painting. Let me know your preferred size, and I can come up with something for you.

nance 2/14/2013 | 6:56 PM

I'm looking for a piece with an old man and woman.

commentsSpecial Commission for Carol
C Porter purchased this artwork. 1/21/2013 | 9:51 AM

This painting which I have named "Michael's Special Day" captures a moment in time which my son & I treasure. We love it. Michael has hung this painting near another one Warren Keating did which is a large orange umbrella. Thank you for your artistic creation and making a rainy day become a lasting memory. Carol

Warren Keating 4/23/2012 | 12:53 PM

Warren Keating Interviewed on The Candid Frame:

“Warren Keating is a painter who has based his popular overhead series on images that he has produced with a digital video camera. The result brings together the perspective of the camera with the nuance control of light and color that can only happen on canvas.” - Ibarionex Perello

Warren Keating 3/20/2012 | 4:02 PM

In-depth Interview with artist Warren Keating about art, studio practice, selling online and more. streaming audio >

Warren Keating 11/8/2011 | 4:15 PM

Keating Interviewed About Overview series on CNN:


A producer at CNN captured this profile of my art that explains the intentions and process behind my figurative paitings.

Warren Keating 11/8/2011 | 4:09 PM

Keating Wins Honorable Mention at California Open

Out of 2000 artworks submitted, “Leather Couple" was awarded Honorable MentionJurors Katherine Chang Liu and Peter Mays awarded figurative painting at the annual juried art competition sponsored by TAG Gallery at Bergamot Station Arts Center, Southern California's largest art gallery complex.

“This is the most expressive painting in the show, and I have seen this artist's work before, yet this piece still managed to capture my imagination” - Juror Katherine Chang Liu

For a video of the show, check out

Warren Keating 8/13/2011 | 2:15 PM

Warren Keating Wins Spot In California Open Jurors Katherine Chang Liu and Peter Mays chose figurative painting "Leather Couple" for the sixth annual juried art competition sponsored by TAG Gallery at prestigious Bergamot Station Arts Center, Southern California's largest art gallery complex and cultural center OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, August 20, 5-8pm. The exhibit runs until September 2.

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Oil painting on stretched canvas
Signed on front and back

14" h x 11" w x 2" d
5 lbs. 0 oz.


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This painting was inspired by an aerial view of a patron looking at my work hanging on the wall of a gallery in Santa Fe. To convey the immediacy and transience of the moment, I used my signature Pixel Impressionism brushstrokes. The unique, pixelated marks and unusual viewpoint also creates a contemporary version of the Impressionistic figure. Created on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges, this piece comes ready to hang.

Oil painting

Oil paint uses natural oils, such as linseed, poppy and walnut oil to bind the pigments. Oils are slow to dry, which allows the artist to rework the painting to achieve the desired effect. Also, they blend easily, which helps to achieve certain colors. With the rise of naturalism in 15th century Early Netherlandish painting, oil paints became preferred to quick drying tempera paint. Artists wanted a medium that would allow them to achieve detailed and precise effects in their paintings. Consider all of the detail in the masterpieces of Jan van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch!

Stretched canvas

Canvas is a heavy-duty fabric used as a painting surface. When a canvas artwork is labeled stretched, it means the canvas has been wrapped around a wooden frame (the ''stretcher''). Stretched canvases typically do not require framing.


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