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Navegante

12"W x 24"H x 1.0"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: realism, water, ocean, navigator, abstract, figurative, woman

Media: acrylic on gessobord

Size: 12"W x 24"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2015

Navegante is the navigator, a woman on an ocean of abstract water. This painting can be as allegorical as you wish. For me, this is a brave woman navigating a difficult life. It also has an environmental meaning, as life for many people will be more challenging with sea level rise. Or maybe for you, she is just going fishing.
Like a lot of my artwork, this painting combines realism with abstraction.
This painting is acrylic on panel, ready for framing.

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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