Category Archives: abstract art

Blues

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“Blues” 2011 acrylic on canvas board

“Blues” is one of my favorites because I just love some of the shades of blue that I used in it. This particular piece was donated to a local auction for charity. I was told the winner was quite happy to receive it.

Another color piece and dabbling in the abstract. I hope you enjoy it.

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Chained

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“Chained” 2013 acrylic on canvas

This is one of my most recent pieces, which I decided to call “Chained”. I don’t usually dabble in the darker subjects, but sometimes when an image strikes in my head, I decide to put it on canvas. Perhaps this one is representative of the protections I’ve put on my own heart….and carefully selecting who to give that precious, ribboned key to.

This particular piece is in the home of a friend.

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!