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…

Travelin’ Through

Travelin’ Through

  The sound of water running over rocks through hot summer days in the Appalachian mountains inspired this egg tempera painting, Travelin' Through. Cardinals, Crows and Scarlet Tanagers sing and call to one another in the tree canopy as deer pass silent along shore. I...

Coastal Bird Series 8 x 8 Paintings

Coastal Bird Series 8 x 8 Paintings

 Throughout summer, I have been working on a new Coastal Bird series of small oil paintings for Cheryl Newby Gallery. Here are three of them out of nine in the series so far.  

A Summer Song

A Summer Song

  After our American Tonalist Society inaugural show in New York City in May, we have been working on publishing our Shades of Gray catalog. However, I painted this egg tempera, Summer Song, and started a new Coastal Bird series I will share in a later post. I began...