paintings > #art365: heartland

The works in this current series began with a couple of small light studies featuring the local landscape. After completing several of these small paintings, I realized they were taking on a life of their own. The small paintings focused on capturing the ever changing light and color were becoming a series: #art365.
I have become more than a little obsessed with the minute changes in the local landscapes, especially a local prairie preserve. I work from memory, not on-site or from photos. Often, something will catch my eye while I’m out and I will head to the studio to paint it.
More recently, I have begun to work these ideas in a larger scale, which I feel allows for more emotional content. I began to think of these paintings as a journal, of sorts. I am starting to put more of myself into these bigger paintings. They are more than light. These newer pieces have a connection to my personal life which I've tied to the changes in the landscape: the heartland.

abstract landscape painting
acrylic
24" x 30"
2015
$700
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
8" x 8"
2014
$100
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
8" x 8"
2014
$125
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
11" x 14"
2014
$200
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
38" x 64"
2014
$2600
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
20" x 20"
2014
$400
abstract landscape painting
acrylic and ink
12" x 12"
2014
$200
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
36" x 36"
2014
$1300
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
12" x 12"
2014
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
11" x 14"
2014
$160
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
8" x 10"
2014
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
16" x 16"
2014
$300
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
16" x 16"
2014
$300
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
16" x 16"
2014
$300
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
15" x 30"
2014
$450
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
16" x 16"
2014
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
30" x 40"
2014
$1200
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
30" x 30"
2014
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
15" x 30"
2014
$450
abstract landscape painting
acrylic
32" x 40"
2014
$1200