Arlene Cornell - AC18

Arlene Cornell – AC18

 Arlene Cornell is inspired to paint through the emotional response she gets from what she sees. She tries to crystallize a moment in time; special moments in our lives that transform an ordinary scene into a beautiful moving image. Her style has been developed through years of experimentation with the medium, and through her years of education in the medium. While Arlene was in school, she attended an exhibition of the world famous watercolorist Dong Kingman and was impressed by his use of vivid colors and intricate composition. Along with Dong Kingman, Arlene is also inspired by the works of Andrew Wyeth and Edward Hopper, whose influence can be seen in her paintings.  She finds these artists’ ability to paint common every day scenes and communicate a sense of emotion and mood has captured her imagination. Arlene Cornell has exhibited her watercolors in numerous juried, solo and group exhibitions in the United States and Canada and has won many awards in international juried art shows. Her studio is located in Rockaway Park, N.Y.


By: Angelica Villa




“Quiet Monents” New Brunswick Art Salon 2013 Part I Water Color Exhibition




West Harbour Gallery, Oyster Bay, N. Y.

Newhouse Gallery, New York City

Gallery Danielle, Toronto, Canada

Reece Gallery, New York City

Connoisseur Gallery, Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Images Gallery, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.

Thistledown Gallery, Spring Lake, N. J.

Mauro Graphics, New York City



Catherine Lorillard Wolffe Art Club

Brooklyn Watercolor Society


Collections (Partial Listing):

American Express

American Telephone & Telegraph

Atlantic Richfield

Bessemer Trust Company

Bristol Myers


Columbia Savings & Loan

Condon & Forsyth Esq.

Deloitte Haskins & Sells CPA



Georgia Pacific Crop.

Irving Trust Co.

Kidder Peabody & Co


Peat Marwick Mitchel CPA

Price Waterhouse CPA

Prokauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn Esq.

Standard Chartered Bank, Ltd.

Texas Gulf Corp.

Touche Ross CPA

Webster & Sheffield Esq.

Arthur Young CPA








  1. May 22, 2017

    I can’t wait to see “Landscapes and Beyond” on 5/27 and 5/28 in Fort Tilden. I live in Rockaway near Miss Cornell’s studio and recently became aware of how inspirational and calming “natural art” is to me. I appreciate where I live so much more after Hurricane Sandy. So happy she’s chosen to exhibit her art work close to home.

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