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Rooted

12.00"W x 12.00"H x 1.5"D

$100 (Shipping Included)

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Preview photo on 2012 05 19 at 12.54

Nanci Erskine

FORT COLLINS, CO

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: graceful, oil, still life, violet, pale yellow, square, botanical, plants

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 12"W x 12"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2009

Ready to Hang

I was captivated by the graceful dance of these shoots of a common houseplant dancing in the square space of the canvas. Each one placed in a delicate balancing act. The painting continues around the sides of this deeper canvas.


Nanci has lived in California, Oregon, Maine, Iowa, Washington, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, finally settling in Colorado. Most of those moves were for grad school or teaching jobs, and each place left an imprint of its own particular visual qualities. She taught all levels of painting and drawing at University of Iowa, Morehead State, the College of William and Mary and Colorado State University. She has been awarded two Colorado state arts council fellowships, numerous merit awards and exhibited work nationally for over 25 years. She earned a BFA at University of Oregon, and an MFA at University of Iowa. See more info at erskinestudio.com

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