Friday, July 29, 2011

"Huckleberry Crow" Original 16x20 Acrylic Painting

Last of the Entree Gallery on to new ones for the Kimball Arts Festival in Park City, UT next weekend. This one is a 16x20 acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas for $525.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

"Midnight Poppies" Original 10x20 Acrylic Painting

Back to the studio for are some new poppies, the last few paintings for the Entree Gallery show "Northwest Hues", which opens August 1st in Nordman, ID. Reception is from 1-3pm. This painting is an acrylic on gallery wrapped 10x20 canvas for $345.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

"Party Time" by Brianna Gonser

When I returned from my 10 day trip to Oakland/mosaic workshop and my family reunion in Redding, CA, I was delighted to find my new painting waiting for me. Titled "Party Time" by Brianna Gonser, age 9, and represented by the Attic Gallery in Portland. It is a wonderful , wild and beautiful tea party for two and fits perfectly in my dining area-Hooray! Thank you so much Brianna, I love it!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Mosaic Summer Camp Photos

More mosaic pictures from my week at mosaic summer camp at the Institute of Mosaic Art in Oakland, CA. I have one more day of class and then it is back to reality...too bad, it has been fun living in mosaic la la land!

Monday, July 18, 2011

"Shape Shifting" Original 24x36 Acrylic Painting

Back from mosaic class and still having lots of fun! Here is the painting I finished right before I left for my upcoming "Shapeshifting" Solo Show at Dean Davis Studio, which opens Sept 9 and closes October 7. I'm really looking forward to it!

This piece is called "shape shifting" and is an acrylic on gallery wrapped 24x36 canvas for $1,675.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Institute of Mosaic Art Class

Yeah! Finished up my first class at the Institute of Mosaic Art in Oakland, CA. Exterior was great fun and I learned a lot. Tomorrow I start "Mosaic Summer Camp" for a week. Here are a few pics from class

Sunday, July 10, 2011

"Fit to be Tied" Original 36x36 Acrylic Painting

Brandon woke me up with this trout brainstorm a few nights here it is a dream on canvas. It is titled "Fit to be Tied" an original 36x36 acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas for $2,250.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

"More than Rainbow" Original 12x48 Acrylic Painting

Finished this trout painting late last night. It was a fun one! It is an acrylic on gallery wrapped 12x48 canvas for $975.

Brandon came up with a new trout design for me in the middle of the that is what I am working on today-fitting as today is his birthday...Happy Birthday!!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

"Breakfast Buffet" Original 30x41 Acrylic Painting

I continue with my collection for the Entree Gallery Show, August 1st. This one is titled "Breakfast Buffet" and is a puzzle painting with multiple panels of wood and canvas with ceramic, glass and tile accents. It is 30x41 for $2,275. and has a big bellied bear filled with huckle berries, chanterelle mushrooms and other assorted breakfast goodies!

Monday, July 4, 2011

"Sentinel" Original 16x31 Acrylic painting

Happy Fourth of July! Even though it was a holiday I spent most of the day in the studio...painting away. I finished my new puzzle painting "Sentinel" a 16x31 on canvas and wood panels with glass accents. for $745.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Seahorses and Mantis Shrimp Original 8x10 paintings

Happy Birthday Simon Walsh in Dominica! He is a fellow photographer and his wife Wendy commissioned these two paintings inspired by two of his photographs. They are acrylics on gallery wrapped 8x10 canvases.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

"Summer Picnic" Original 24x52 Acrylic Painting

Since Brandon recently had knee surgery he is stuck at home for most of the summer. At least he is able to ride a bike now and we have been enjoying summer picnics along the river during our bike rides. That is the title of my newest painting "Summer Picnic" , a 24x52 triptych. Original acrylic on canvas and wood panels with mosaic accents in the rocks. The three panels are attached via hooks and hang as one piece. Price is $2,475 and this painting is also heading up to the Entree Gallery in Nordman, ID for my August 1st show "NW Hues".