Hostas la Vista, Baby
Oil, 13 X 16″
Seeing people later , NOT through a screen but actually in the flesh, is what I promise friends these days. “See you later” has become a promise as well as a self-affirming, “We’ll get through this!” So what better than a Hosta plant for this theme. And what better than a funny twist on the quote as the title. Don’t know about you, but I need a little goofy humor these days!
I find my greatest creative satisfaction through painting the natural world. Though principally a landscape artist, flowers have become a favorite subject of mine and certainly lend themselves to my love of color. But whether a vast mountain or broad desert scene or if I’m focusing on a single flower, I learn so much from the beauty and the strength of the creation around us. There’s an almost holy tenacity in our world; valleys that recover after a flood; flowers that burst out of hard-packed frozen ground; forests that renew after flames. I hope to be so resilient!