Oils on sturdy polyester canvas, 24” x 30” x 3/4”. This still life painting conveys something of the lush abundance and rich colours of the tropics. It is composed of a few pieces that are meaningful to my own life, types of memorabilia in a way: the ceramic from Bali, the tropical flora, the silk shawl, and the half-round side table. USD 2250 unframed. Prints are available (see Products page for link to Fine Art America).
Oils on canvas board, 16” x 12”. The vibrancy of orange inspired this artwork (plus, these fruits are delicious!). It is a composition in abstract areas and geometric shapes, with generously applied brushstrokes. It symbolizes the richness and abundance of produce of the land and of the warmth of the domestic arena.
Oil painting on cradled board, 18” x 24” x 3/4” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. Two spectacular yellow-green waratahs are softly framed in this casually-arranged bouquet of Australian native flora by pink kangaroo paws.
Oil painting on cradled board, 18” x 42” x 3/4” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. I obtained these stunningly beautiful blooms from a waratah grower the Blue Mountains, Australia. Their sculptural shapes and pale, subtle colours are outstanding against an indigo blue-grey background.
Oils on gallery-wrap canvas, 36” x 42” x 1.5”, painted around the sides, ready to hang. A frame can be added purchaser or by artist according to consultation and quote. These magnificent Cattleya orchids were part of my home collection for a while, but as I’m no green thumb, they quit this mortal coil. So glad I painted them, as now I have them forever — or until someone else decides to make a home for this artwork! USD 3750. Prints are available (see Products page for link to my Fine Art America page).
Oils on sturdy polyester-cotton canvas, 24” x 24” (61 cm x 61 cm). The banksia is one of the most unusual native plants in Australia, and the Scarlet Banksia is one of my favourites. It just looks artistic, with its red and mauve stripes and spiky leaves. Here, I have paired it with the flowing, less rigid shapes of an elegant kangaroo paw. Currently available at The Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, Australia. Also available in prints (see Products page for link to Fine Art America.)
Watercolour on Arches paper, 55cm x 75 cm. Requires framing. This painting was inspired by the flame-like petals of a bunch of tulips.
Oil on wood panel, 9’ x 12”. A single, coral-pink peony bloom in a green glass vase is illuminated softly by sunlight through a window.
Oil on canvas panel, 20” x 15”. Lemons picked fresh from the tree rest on an elegant, ceramic bowl. This still life is evocative of home and garden, a familiar kitchen table sight to many.
Watercolour on Arches paper, 13.5” x 9.6”. Requires framing under glass. A fresh pear picked straight from the tree still retains its leaves. It rests on a lovely, marbled, silk scarf. This painting represents the abundance, colours, and patterns found in nature and in human crafts traditions.
Watercolour on Arches paper, 21” x 14”. Requires framing under glass. A colourful array of produce decorates a kitchen table. The colours and symbolism of the turban and other squashes, and the rainbow corn, reflect those of the autumn season and its meaningful celebrations.
Oils on canvas panel, 18’ x 24” (46 x 61 cm). This painting of Australian native flora from the Blue Mountains bushland, a Turkish vase, and fresh lemons from the back garden tree, is evocative of home, tradition, and travel.
OIls on canvas panel, 24” x 20”. This artwork is evocative of country home and family tradition. The ceramics and metal coffee pot on the simple, antique table allude to generations past, while the freshly-picked tomatoes and nasturtiums from the vegetable garden speak of continuing, new growth and activity.