A painting dare

acrylic paintings, art, contemporary, contemporary art, female artist, figurative art, male portraits, political art

What to say about this painting…  I’m aiming for substance that isn’t substantial, a body that is more molecular than flesh.

Memoriam, 18 x 24, acrylic on canvas

Memoriam, 18 x 24, acrylic on canvas

Paintings and drawings sold recently

acrylic paintings, charcoal drawing, contempory art, figurative art, watercolor

This August I hosted an open studio. Met some great people and made some sales. Here’s my goodbye to my babies…(I’m trying to remember them all!) Alas, there are two I don’t have photos of.

Classic Bardot, drawing on paper

Classic Bardot, drawing on paper

"Good Boy," print of original (lost) charcoal drawing

“Good Boy,” print of original (lost) charcoal drawing

"Power Index" watercolor on paper

“Power Index” watercolor on paper

Watching through Windows,  acrylic on canvas,  22 x 30

Watching through Windows, acrylic on canvas, 22 x 30

Sidewalk Post,  acrylic and original drawing 28 x 16 jpg

Sidewalk Post, acrylic and original drawing 28 x 16 jpg

"Bouquet," oil on canvas, 16 x 20

“Bouquet,” oil on canvas, 16 x 20

Smiling Man

acrylic paintings, contemporary, contemporary art, female artist, figurative art, male portraits, political art, prison, realist art

Getting down to the raw canvas

for raw texture

Smiling Man, acrylic and original drawing, 26 x 15

Smiling Man, acrylic and original drawing, 26 x 15

Theater Berlin (more of the series)

acrylic paintings, art works on paper, contemporary, contemporary art, female artist, figurative art, gouache painting, male portraits, oil paintings, portraits of women, realist art
Theater Berlin, oil on canvas, 30 x 28

Theater Berlin, oil on canvas, 30 x 28

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 16

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 16

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas,  29 x 28

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 29 x 28

Theater Berlin, oil and gouache on canvas, 27 x 27

Theater Berlin, oil and gouache on canvas, 27 x 27

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 30

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 30

Theater Berlin, acrylic and gouache on canvas,  22 x 17

Theater Berlin, acrylic and gouache on canvas, 22 x 17

The Male Figure — portraits of men — drawings, paintings

acrylic paintings, art works on paper, charcoal drawing, contemporary art, drawings, figurative art, male portraits, pen and ink drawings

“Unknown Man,” charcoal on paper, 11 x 9

“Power Index,” drawing

“Berlin Boys,” graphite and wash on paper

“Checkmate,” acrylic on canvas, 30 x 23

“Reflections,” graphite on paper

“Either Way,” drawing on paper

“Good Boy,” charcoal on paper

Acrylic and gouache painting from the series “Empty Purse”

acrylic paintings, contemporary art, contempory art, female artist, feminist art, figurative art, portraits of women
Empty Purse (series) 25 x 20 acrylic on canvas

Empty Purse (series) 25 x 20 acrylic on canvas