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From the Forest

Holly Friesen

My work revolves around earth-honoring images that reflect and instill connection to local bio-regions. These images internalize a reverence for the earth and shift the intent from harming the world to living in a mutually life enhancing manner.

After 30 years of painting from close observation of the forests, Read More

Nova Series

Isabella Kirkland

The NOVA series focuses on species of flora and fauna that are new to scientific literature within the last 20 years. Many scientists believe that of all living things on earth, perhaps only 10 to 15 percent have been given a Latin name and assigned a place in the larger picture Read More

Windy Trees

Donna Beverly

I am intrigued by the idea of conveying movement within a painting and the contradiction that it entails.  The canvas is a window conveying a stopped moment in time, yet the trees’ movement implies duration of time.  My windy tree series is about that contradiction.  I am fascinated by the invisible Read More

Metamorphosis: Entwined

Mary Hrbacek

My new series of paintings, Entwined, is inspired by anthropomorphic trees I discovered in Central Park, in Brooklyn, and while traveling in China and Italy. Suffused with feelings of revelation and regeneration, the paintings are anchored in symbols of transformation in Roman poet Ovid’s work, The Metamorphoses. I have been drawing trees for ten years, while also working Read More

Cabinets of Curiosities

These paintings invite the viewer into the bewitching, claustrophobic realm of the Cabinets of Curiosities, or Wunderkammern. Such cabinets were originally an invention of Enlightenment-era collectors and amateur naturalists,

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