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Queen of Roses
Queen of Roses

24x24 in

Charcoal and Oil on Canvas

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Where Earth Meets Heaven
Where Earth Meets Heaven

Oil on Canvas. 2014

Queen of Cherry Blossoms
Queen of Cherry Blossoms

Size: 50wx54h inches

Charcoal and oil on Canvas

Saraswati
Saraswati

Ink acrylic charcoal and oil on Canvas 42wx66hinches

Solitude in Color. SOLD
Solitude in Color. SOLD
Venus At The Fair-SOLD
Venus At The Fair-SOLD

Size:painting 72x36 inch

Year: 2015

 Medium:

Charcoal, Acrylic Paint,Oil paint, paper, fabric.

 

Inspiration:

The painting was inspired by a sporadic image I had of a girl blowing bubbles. I thought the image would be fun, playful and whimsical. It would also serve to be another way to symbolically express one of my common themes of letting go, release, change and transformation. The image is a gesture toward lighter ways of being, awareness involved with the immediacy of now. The Birth of Venus, painted by Botticelli shows Venus emerging from a shell, a depiction of beauty, form,potential and new life. Much of my artwork is aesthetically about a play between classical painting and how it can be manipulated according to modern styles such as street art and anime. I called this Venus at the fair because the figure appears to not only be blowing bubbles as one may find oneself doing at a fair, she is also painted as emerging from a formation akin to a seashell. She is a modern Goddess made from the scraps of all sorts of materials to remind the viewer that beauty is often a result of unlikely materials coming together to make something new. She stands alone utterly content unto the moment pleased at the sheer simplicity and aliveness of being. My hope and intention for viewers is to feel lifted up and inspired, perhaps a heavy weight lessened as it is in childhood on warm days at the fair.

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"Sky Bridges" 2015. SOLD. 50x52in. acrylic and oil.
"Sky Bridges" 2015. SOLD. 50x52in. acrylic and oil.

"Sky Bridges" 2015. 50x52in. acrylic and oil. SOLD. 

The Start of Something Good. SOLD.
The Start of Something Good. SOLD.

Acrylic, Oil, Oil Pastel,charcoal. 48x72in.2014. SOLD

The Water Dancer. SOLD. 2014
The Water Dancer. SOLD. 2014
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Crazy Birds
Crazy Birds

Mixed Media Painting. Acrylic, Oil pastel, oil paint on Repurposed canvas

Spring Arrives
Spring Arrives

acrylic. Oil. 2015

Revelation Birds
Revelation Birds

Charcoal.Acrylic.OIl.Resin.2014.For Sale. Please email to: info@stephaniesaundersart to inquire

Moving Forward
Moving Forward

Acrylic, Oil, Charcoal. 24x36in.2015. $3,500

Metamorphis
Metamorphis

Pencil.Charcoal.Acrylic. Oil.

$850

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Humming Birds
Humming Birds

acrylic and oil on canvas. 2014

The Start of Something Good #2. SOLD
The Start of Something Good #2. SOLD

charcoal.acrylic.oil.Fabric.paper on canvas.

Presence. SOLD
Presence. SOLD
Moving Forward #2. 2008. SOLD
Moving Forward #2. 2008. SOLD
Girl And Horse. SOLD
Girl And Horse. SOLD

acrylic and oil on canvas. 2014

Prayer With Wings. SOLD
Prayer With Wings. SOLD

acrylic paint. Ink. Pastel

Kaleidoscope Girls
Kaleidoscope Girls

Mixed Media. Vintage Tribal Fabric India. India Ink Blak. Acrylic paint. Oil Paint. Resin. 2015

Everything All At Once
Everything All At Once

Charcoal. Acrylic. Oil Stick. 2012. $5,500

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Sensory Connection
Sensory Connection

Acrylic. enamel. oil on wood. 2009

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Venice.2
Venice.2

Acrylic. Oil. 2010

The Shaman. SOLD.
The Shaman. SOLD.

charcoal.acryli.oil.newspaper on canvas. 2014

Size 24x30 inches

This painting is actually a painting over another painting. I appreciate the idea of second chances, of starting new yet taking the past into the new to some degree to be a part of change yet to be transformed. The visible outer image is of an African Shaman. Shamans are individuals who endure a series of transformations in order to be of service to a greater power and to serve that power by helping others. The concept of Transformation is inspiring to me both personally, through creative processes as well as psychologically and spiritually. So much of my current work is an attempt to capture the essence of what it is to slough off the past and move creatively into a rich present and future. The image of the Shaman is intimately interwoven with this theme of rebirth, second chances and personal evolution. In effort to embody this concept, it felt righteous to create her by painting over what had already been there. She exudes inspiration, hope, strength and promise. Though she emerges from a process of death and rebirth her presence exudes a colorful aura. Just like a diamond must endure tremendous pressure to become itself fully, the Shaman’s light filled essence would not be possible had she not endured such trials and tribulations. It is my intention that this painting fills the space that surrounds it with beauty and strength like the Shaman that it depicts

Queen of Ravens. SOLD.
Queen of Ravens. SOLD.

charcoal. Acrylic. Oil. 2014

Frida
Frida

Charcoal. Acrylic. Oil. 2014

The Wind Dancer
The Wind Dancer

Charcoal. Acrylic. Oil. 2014

The Crumbling Castles of Yesterday.
The Crumbling Castles of Yesterday.
Wide Open Sky. SOLD
Wide Open Sky. SOLD

Image Transfer on wood. Oil Pastel. Acrylic paint. resin. 2014

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Juliet. SOLD
Juliet. SOLD

charcoal.acrylic.oil.canvas.2014

Best Friends.SOLD
Best Friends.SOLD

acrylic and oil on canvas.2014

A Poem For All My Tomorrow's. SOLD.
A Poem For All My Tomorrow's. SOLD.

oil pastel. chalk pastel. charcoal. acrylic.oil. ON wooden board. 2014

You Are Beautiful. SOLD.
You Are Beautiful. SOLD.

acrylic and oil on canvas. 2009.

Untitled.
Untitled.

Oil on Canvas.2014

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Colorful Wishes
Colorful Wishes

Charcoal. Acrylic.Oil on canvas. 2014

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