Wildfire

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“Wildfire” 2006 Acrylic on canvas

I thought I’d kick off my new blog with one of my favorite pieces. I created this painting to serve as a color piece for my living room. It turns out a lot of other people love this painting, too!

I decided to enter this piece in the Gulf Coast Art Directory’s “Dreams Within Me” online art contest. You can see the current entries here. If it makes the final 10, I’ll be on here soliciting your votes for the winner. 🙂

This painting took on a whole new meaning for me in 2012 when my hometown endured a raging forest fire that almost destroyed my family’s home. To me, one of the most compelling things about art is its ability to invoke different, and even changing, feelings for each person viewing it, in every season of their lives.

I hope you enjoy and I welcome your comments and feedback!

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