30.00"W x 24.00"H x 1.5"D

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Emily Brantley

Redondo Beach, CA

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: seascape, underwater, blue, yellow, island, tropical, maui, hawaiian, hawaii, beachy, scuba, snorkel, wood, beach, ocean, nature art, reptiles, sea life painting, sea life art, beachy art, beach house decor, sea turtle, turtle

Media: acrylic on wood

Size: 30"W x 24"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2017

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Lanikai means "heavenly sea" in Hawaiian. In this image, a beautiful and inquisitive green sea turtle glides by you, pausing to cast a look in your direction, sharing in a moment of connection. The swirling, watery background is created by a careful staining and enhancing of the natural woodgrain substrate to give a sense of vibrant movement.

This piece does not need to be framed as the image extends over the edges. It is wired and ready to hang. Comes with certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, Emily lives near the beach and finds inspiration from the beauty in nature and in people. Every plant, animal, and person is unique, and her art captures the vibrant colors and fantastic diversity of this big world. Conservation is a cause close to her heart, and thus her work celebrates many creatures that are endangered by human recklessness and pollution. Emily is heavily involved in the South Bay art scene of southern California. She was recently appointed by Mayor Steve Aspel to the position of Public Art Commissioner for the city of Redondo Beach. She is also involved with local groups such as the Redondo Beach Art Group, Hermosa Beach Artist Collective, and several others. Her work has been shown in prestigious shows throughout California, at the Torrance Art Museum, and is collected nationwide. Emily spends her free time serving at her church, "adventuring," and investing in her friendships. She can often be found riding her beach cruiser along the strand or exploring a local hiking trail.

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