Size: 40"W x 40"H x 1.5"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
I just completed this painting after several weeks of being away from my studio. The desire to paint was overwhelming, even though I had many other things that were occupying my mind. When I finally completed this painting, I felt as if I had a weight lifted off my soul and my heart actually felt content. I thank a friend of mine for suggesting the title because it expressed exactly how I felt.
My Heart's Content measures 40"x40". This original gallery-wrapped painting is stretched on 1.5" bars. The painting wraps around the sides and does not need framing. It is signed on the side, signed and dated on the back.
When most people think of abstract art, they tend to think of art that is difficult to understand without an esoteric explanation by a highbrow, big city art critic or created by an angst driven starving artist in a dusty garret. That is not the kind of abstract art I like to create. My original paintings are usually inspired by nature or music and are intended to lift the spirit. Strong composition, visual texture, bold use of color, and trusting my intuition are just some of the elements that I employ in creating works that elicit emotional responses from viewers. My work, at times, may be subtle, and at other times vibrant and bold. I am a prolific painter and credit my ability to master a variety of techniques to my experience as an art teacher. My journey as an artist began a long time ago. After several years spent teaching art to high school students and several more years raising our 3 sons, I was finally able to devote myself to creating art. What initially started as a project to decorate my own home, quickly became a full-time business of supplying custom art to interior designers. In time, I "discovered" the internet and began showing my work to the world. My original paintings are found in collections throughout the US and Europe. Be assured that you are purchasing an original work of art, created with only the finest professional artist materials. "To create a powerful and moving abstract image is a gratifying experience for any artist. To have that image appreciated by the viewer is an even greater joy." Filomena Close