This painting was done after my husband and I were married under a 100-year-old oak tree in Provence, France in 1998. Acrylic Painting ~ Wedding Oaks ~ 11" x 17" Acrylic paint on high-quality artboard. ORIGINAL SOLD | Prints Available.
It doesn't matter how infrequently I see my little sister. I always see myself in her. After visiting her across the country from me, her kids started calling me "Aunt Mom". That was the inspiration for this painting.
Portrait of John Muir, a naturalist, and early advocate for the preservation of natural wilderness, was done to decorate the walls of a cabin I own at Mt Rainier called Muir Cabin. It is a beautiful cabin in a remote natural setting on Copper Creek. It is part of Copper Creek Inn, Cabins and Lodge in Ashford, Washington.
This painting was based on a story told to me by my friend Steve about his mother's sisters who would get together for coffee that they drank from tiny tiny cups and gossiped. The story stuck in my head for years before it finally emerged on a canvas. I never met the sisters except through Steve's story.
Natural Healing is a portrait of my dear friend Catharine a writer, a reiki practitioner, and an herbal consultant. This painting was done for her brochure cover. The original now hangs in her office in New Mexico where she coordinates hospice workers in the area. ORIGINAL SOLD | Prints Available.
This painting is part of a series called "Workers" that I did in 2002, shortly after purchasing Copper Creek Inn. This is Jenny, the second Jenny to make pies at Copper Creek Restaurant. The first Jenny worked from about 1952 until 1995 making the restaurant famous for its blackberry pie. ORIGINAL SOLD | Prints Available.
When asked what my favorite music is I always answer "front porch music!" There is nothing like live music. This painting is of Robin and Steve who graced my front porch many times with beautiful music with their daughter Pearl dancing in the background.
Portrait of Val, my grandson's elementary school teacher, and my friend. My grandson talked about how she would sing all the time in class and the image of her on stage, which I had seen many, many evenings came to mind. ORIGINAL SOLD | Prints Available.