Wednesday, August 25, 2010

High School Show: 2003

See below for titles and sizes.
This is an image from a show that I was part of during my senior year of high school. Five of my paintings are pictured, however one is blocked by that stripe of sunlight. Starting from top left: Camp: 2000, acrylic on Wood,  3'' by 4'' NOT FOR SALE; top next to camp: Abstract 1: 1996, acrylic on canvas board, 5'' by 7'' NOT FOR SALE; top blocked by sunlight: Amanda: 2002, oil on canvas board, 14'' by 10'' NOT FOR SALE; top and bottom right: Stuart Davis COPY (this was an art class exercise copying a favorite work of art.) NOT FOR SALE (org is in MFA Boston.); bottom left: Through the trees: 2001, acrylic on canvas, 20'' by 30'' NOT FOR SALE.

Sunrise Surprise

Sunrise Surprise: 2007, Acrylic on Canvas board, 16'' by 20'', $400

Untitled: 2006

Untitled, 2006: Acrylic on Canvas Board, 6' by 4', $2800
Yes, that does say 6 feet by 4 feet. This is a HUGE painting. I wanted to experiment with size but knew that it would be impossible to stretch a canvas that big or be able to transport it ever or at all. So if you look closely the painting is actually made up of different size canvas boards that when all fit together make up the entire painting. So this painting is move-able, transportable and installable.

Lady Walking

Lady Walking, 2006: Acrylic on Canvas, 16'' by 24'' SOLD

Cave Canem

Cave Canem, 2010: Acrylic on Canvas, 12'' by 12'' NOT FOR SALE
This is the beginning of a painting that I have promised my boyfriend. I thought I would record the process of this painting. As you can see the darker brown areas in this picture are still wet, I just stopped working. I like to usually work starting on a dry canvas, so I will do a layer, let it dry and then go back in and continue to layer over it. This may happen once or dozens of times until I feel that the painting is complete. Sometimes the complete painting does show the original layer and sometimes it comes out completely different. I did use some molding paste in the ochre to give it more texture.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Untitled: 2010

Untitled, 2010: Acrylic on Canvas, 30'' by 30'', $700

I've really been enjoying exploring new colors and this painting was once entirely silver. I used both silver and gold, in the picture they came out looking more tan than anything iridescent or sparkly. Right now I have this hanging in my room, and I love looking at it every morning.

Spider Web

Spider Web, 2010: Acrylic and Mixed Media on Canvas, 9'' by 10'', $300

This painting took me a long time to complete. I kept going back, covering over and layering. I think :) it's finally done. I love the way that the drips came out, the look and texture of this painting. I enjoy the almost eerie feeling that it gives with the stark white paint over layers of black and other colors.