The Art of Daniel Ambrose

Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings -Inspirational Writings

Morning Whispers

“I like it quiet in the mornings.” This, I am certain I heard her whisper…

“Find what you love, and make it yours”

Featured Painting: A Summer Song, egg tempera on panel. Availabe at Crossnore Gallery

A Summer Song, egg tempera painting of charolais cow, haybale and songbird in a pasture

A Summer Song, egg tempera painting y Daniel Ambrose

The hauntingly beautiful paintings of Daniel Ambrose add the finishing touch of  soulful beauty and graceful serenity to your rooms. Explore fabulous artworks by Ambrose, a noted master of the rare, luminous egg tempera painting, and read passionate stories that inspire Ambrose’s paintings. Live life beautifully. Discover why an Ambrose painting has an understated, ethereal beauty, seldom found in contemporary art.

Recently Acquired Paintings

A selection of  paintings recently sold  in art galleries.

Oil painting of Royal Tern by Daniel Ambrose Cheryl Newby Gallery. SOLD

Cheryl Newby Gallery. SOLD

Cheryl Newby Gallery. SOLD


Wolf Moon, egg tempera. SOLD

Eight For A Wish, egg tempera, 24 x 36 in. Hughes Gallery SOLD.

From the Journal

Inspiring stories behind the paintings, life as an artist…

American Tonalist Society Show in New York City

  In the summer of 2016, three dear friends, Mary, Don, Eleinne and I sat around the dining room table of Nanatuck in Port Clyde, Maine discussing the contemporary plein air movement. Our talk turned towards previous schools of art that derived their inspiration from...

Evening Magic

A haunting blue evokes my muse... an elusive blue that moans in memories halls, summoning images from the liminal regions of my imagination, sparkling like fireflies over a southern marsh. To begin an egg tempera painting like Evening Magic, I need to tap into...

Live by the Sea, Love by the Moon

  Ideas for paintings come as an image or word. Fourteen years ago, I walked the beach in the moonlight when these words suddenly came into my head, live by the sea, love by the moon. Maybe once I heard them spoken or read them somewhere. I don't know. But knew...