Ali Cavanaugh (American, b. 1973) is the author of Modern Fresco Paintings, published by Unicorn Press, London. Her paintings have been the subject of numerous national and international solo and group exhibitions. Cavanaugh's paintings have been featured on book covers, countless internet features such as My Modern Met, Huffington Post, Fine Art Connoisseur, Artsy and in numerous print publications including The New York Times Magazine, American Art Collector, American Artist, and Watercolor Artist. She has painted portraits for TIME magazine and The New York Times. Her work is featured in private and corporate collections throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Ali studied painting at Kendall College of Art and Design and the New York Studio Residency Program in New York City, earning a BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design in 1995. At the age of 22, she co-founded an atelier -The New School Academy of Fine Art- in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2001. It was during her six years in Santa Fe that she developed her modern fresco process on kaolin clay. She currently lives in St Genevieve, Missouri with her husband and their four children.
Again Divide the Timeline, 2013
Watercolor on Dry Clay, 30" x 22"