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”

Wolf Moon Recently Sold during American Tonalist Society show in New York City.

Wolf Moon, egg-tempera. SOLD

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.

Before I Sleep,  egg tempera, 12 x 24 in. Cheryl Newby Gallery. SOLD

Meet Me in the Moonlight, egg tempera. Cheryl Newby Gallery. 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…

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...

One for Sorrow, Eight for a Wish

  One for Sorrow continues the series of ten egg tempera paintings I began several years ago after the death of my Grandma Dewey. Inspired by an old English nursery rhyme, I painted them not in numerical but inspirational sequence. Each one coming when a sudden image...