Hauntingly Beautiful Egg Tempera Paintings
Sampling of Daniel Ambrose egg tempera bird paintings Daniel Ambrose egg tempera architecture paintings egg tempera paintings by artist Daniel Ambrose Daniel Ambrose drybrush watercolor paintings detail of seascape painting with birds by Daniel Ambrose painting the egg tempera landscape with Daniel Ambrose Daniel Ambrose plein air painting


The captivating paintings of American Artist Daniel Ambrose are renowned for their extraordinary luminosity and evocative spiritual sense of place. A master of the rare, 15th century, Renaissance technique of egg tempera painting, Ambrose’s exquisite paintings radiate an understated, ethereal beauty, seldom found in contemporary art.

A Florida native with a professional career spanning over 25 years, Ambrose's paintings have been exhibited in numerous solo gallery shows and many fine art museums including; Florida Historic Capitol Museum, Gibbes Museum, Jacksonville Museum of Art, Leepna-Ratner Museum, Museum of Florida Art. Corporate, and public collections include S. James Foxman Justice Center, Bank of America, Florida Memorial Hospital, the city of Orlando, Daytona Beach International Airport, and the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Arts and Sciences.

"Ambrose is an extremely talented painter whose work never ceases to delight me. As an art curator I have been privileged to work with him to present exhibitions of his work and to buy examples of his work for museum collections." -- David Swoyer

Daniel's paintings are available exclusively in select fine art galleries along the eastern seaboard of the United States. Inquire about availability of current paintings, or new openings in his limited private collector circle.

Egg Tempera Workshops

The Daniel Ambrose Egg Tempera Workshop is an incredible opportunity to learn from a master egg tempera painter the techniques of this ancient painting medium. The two-day Introductory Egg Tempera Workshop will cover a general overview of egg tempera painting in an encouraging, informative setting. . .

Continue reading →

Pathways to the heart

Seven summers ago, I am standing in the middle of the South Toe river, painting on a flat rock.

Exploring the mountains that summer, driving up twisting roads...of hardwood trees, I keep having the feeling that I’m going the wrong way. Occasionally, the green wall breaks and a spellbinding, postcard view appears. Cascading blue curves vanish into the hazy horizon. Mountains appear and disappear in the moist vaporous air. The effect is peaceful, yet their undulating curves remind me of ocean waves, and I feel a primal urge to descend from the mountains and seek flat water.

I think it has something to do with my mom and grandma unofficially baptizing me in the ocean when I was two months old. I’m a coastal creature with the draw of saltwater in my blood. . .

Continue reading →