Size: 24"W x 48"H x 1"D
Year Created: 2018
I have been a visionary all my life. I have been drawing, painting, making stuff to record my journey since I can remember. I have profound dreams and active contemplations showing me images about transformation and inner journeys.
Painting with egg tempera is almost a magical experience. I use a whole egg and varnish creating an under painting of all the high lights. The egg bonds and creates a resist and the oil colors are glazed on top. It glows. The work I have been painting for the last eighteen years mainly focuses on transformation, from fear to trust.
A painting will call to me to be created. Some can follow me for years until I am ready to paint it. Sometimes they just seem to come at me and I paint them in a series.
I love to paint, color glazing, over color layer, holding a moment in time. It is a gift this life. That is why I paint.
Sally Eckert lives with her family in the beautiful mountains of Boulder Colorado since 1992, after moving from New York City. Sally has her B.F.A from Parson’s School of Design in Environmental Design and has furthered her studies in Europe, learning the Dutch Master egg tempera technique, with the Fantastic Realists Masters. She works and hosts show, at her “Art Space ” in North Boulder,as well as in Denver. Her mural work has been featured on Channel 9 news as well as in homes and commercial locations. She has won her first public mural competition for Boulder Housing Partners, funded by the Boulder Art Commission in 2014. She created a 32 ft. high piece for the building. Sally has owned her own business since 1992, painting furniture, murals, visionary paintings and commissioned works. Sally believes that art should have an impact and a story. It should not only be beautiful but really capture the essence of the ideas behind the painting. Sally works to achieve the goal of an incredible piece, valued and enjoyed for a lifetime. She believes that art holds a message in time and space, because of this art is a magical and alchemical process.