La Frontera

24"W x 24"H x 1.5"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: nebula, expressionism, astronomy, colorful, red, abstract, space

Media: acrylic, canvas

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

Year Created: 2017

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La Frontera is the wild space between countries in central America, a place I love and it's also the wild spaces in space, which I love to look at and imagine. This painting is an inspiring, mysterious abstract that glows with dark color in reds, dark blues, spacey grey, and golds. It reminds us of the nebulas we can see and those we can only imagine.
This painting is 24" x 24", painted on gallery wrapped canvas. It is moderately textured and layered with color and contrast.

Many years ago in the frozen north (Minnesota) I was a talented child drawer. That led to a love of painting that I have had all of my life. I received a degree in illustration while in high school. Later I studied fine arts painting at a MN university and have been painting ever since. I paint mostly in acrylic and watercolors but I also do occasional oil paintings. I do portraits, landscapes, and abstracts, and occasional series like wildlife on abstract backgrounds. I'm very interested in environmental causes and often do paintings about those themes. I sometimes work in a series but ultimately paint what inspires me. Originally from MN, I have also lived in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, North Dakota, and northern Minnesota. I don't really love to move, but I love to travel, especially to central America. Sometimes I interpret my travel photos later as paintings. I now live in the Atlanta Georgia area with my husband and cute dog. My studio is in my home so I can paint at 3:00 am if I want to, and yes, that happens. I'm a night owl painter, because that's often when the magic happens.

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