Size: 12"W x 24"H x 1"D
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.
Long ago in a galaxy not very far away, I was a talented child drawer. That morphed into a love of painting that I have had most of my life. I received a degree in illustration while in high school. Later I studied fine arts painting at a university and have been painting ever since. I paint mostly in acrylic and watercolors. 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 am now doing an ongoing abstract series based on astronomy, a long-time love of mine. I am originally from Minnesota. 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 for me, that's when the magic happens.