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Todays Funky Art Favorite: Fertile Ground

Fertile Ground was painted shortly after returning from a trip to Costa Rica, a beautiful country rich in color, with lush vegetation and high ecological awareness. Fertile Ground attempts to convey the strength, vibrant contours, and the contagious optimism of their country and proud people.

Fertile Ground was painted with a Deschutes Obsidian Stout beer rom Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. You can buy your limited edition print of Fertile Ground by going to our Shop Our Art section, clicking on the Modern and Abstract drop down menu then following the prompts after clicking on the Fertile Ground image!

 

Artist Per Kirkeby (1938-present)

Artist Per Kirkeby is a Danish-born artist, sculptor, filmmaker and poet with a large portfolio of  landscapes due to his strong interest in geology and nature. An art professor for over 20 years, his first art exhibition was in 1974 and first solo art exhibit in 1977.

The art of Mr. Kirkeby is displayed in numerous well regarded collections and museums, including the London Tate Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). Due to a serious brain injury suffered from a fall in 2013, Mr, Kirkeby has only been able to create small etchings since that time.

Fertile Ground (shown above) was created using a very good Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. Fertile Ground may be purchased by going to the Modern and Abstract drop down category under Shop Our Art, clicking on the Fertile Ground image then following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Sheila Hicks (1934- present)

675 City at Night web HiDefArtist Sheila Hicks was born in 1934. She obtained her BFA at Yale in 1957 followed by an MFA in 1959. Known for her weaving of wall hangings and sculptures, the work of Ms. Hicks is always vibrant and materially diverse.

Ms. Hicks first solo exhibition was in 1958 in Santiago, Chile and she has since held approximately 40 solo exhibitions throughout the world. Ms. Hicks was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art and her work is displayed in over 50 museums and international collections.

City at Night was painted with an excellent Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. City at Night may be purchased by going to Shop Our Art and clicking on the Modern and Abstract drop down category then on the City at Night image and following the prompts.

Today is Earth Day-Celebrate and Help our Planet

Fertile Ground CaféToday is Earth Day, a day to celebrate life on earth and take responsibility for helping to save it from destruction due to climate change.

According to Days of the Year (www.daysoftheyear.com), there is an actual Earth Day song, which goes like this:

Joyful joyful we adore our Earth in all its wonderment                                                          Simple gifts of nature that all join into a paradise
Now we must resolve to protect her
Show her our love through out all time
With our gentle hand and touch
We make our home a newborn world
Now we must resolve to protect her
Show her our love through out all time
With our gentle hand and touch
We make our home a newborn world.

Fertile Ground (shown above) is a good reminder of our land and environment. It was painted with a very good Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. Fertile Ground is available in 3 standard Limited Edition Print sizes and also on metal (aluminum) by going to the Shop Our Art section, clicking on the appropriate drop down category then on the image and following the prompts.

Fertile Ground Print Now Available!

Fertile Ground CaféFertile Ground was painted shortly after returning from a trip to Costa Rica, a beautiful country rich in color, with lush vegetation and high ecological awareness. Fertile Ground attempts to convey the strength, vibrant contours, and the optimism of their country and proud people.

Fertile Ground was painted with a very tasty Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. Fertile Ground is now available for purchase through this site by going to the Modern and Abstract drop down menu under Shop Our Art , clicking on the Fertile Ground image and following the prompts.

Artist Cecily Brown (1969-present)

intuition web HiDefArtist Cecil Brown was born in London, England but moved to New York one year after obtaining her B.F.A. in 1993. Generally painting figurative abstracts in oils, Ms. Brown created a famous mixed-media animated film, “Four Letter Heaven”, which premiered in 1995 at the Telluride Film Festival.

Ms. Brown has performed numerous solos exhibitions including at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Essel Museum in Vienna. Some of her more well known works include “Tender is the Night”, “On the Town” and “Skulldiver IV”.

Intuition (shown above) was painted with a great tasting Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. You can view Intuition by going to our Shop Our Art section, clicking on the Intuition image under the Modern/Abstract drop down and following the prompts.

 

BeerColors™ Art at Basil and Art Fest-8/29-31 and 9/5-7

675 City at Night web HiDefBeerColors™ artist Ron Pomeroy will exhibit 9 pieces of his recent abstract and contemporary art (including 7 professionally framed works and two abstracts on metal) at the Basil and Art Festival in Canby, Oregon during August 29-31 and September 5-7. The Basil and Art Festival is a traditional event held at the Flower Farmer in Canby in conjunction with annual the Dahlia Festival. Come to Canby, follow the signs and enjoy both events!!

City at Night (shown at left), painted with a very good tasting Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon, is one of the ten works to be exhibited by BeerColors™ artist Ron Pomeroy at the Basil and Art Festival. City at Night can be purchased unframed by going to the Modern/Abstract category in the Shop Our Art section, clicking on the image and following the prompts.

BeerColors™ Art at Aurora Show-August 8 & 9

675 City at Night web HiDefBeerColors™ artist Ron Pomeroy will exhibit 4 of his BeerColors™ paintings (3 are professionally framed and one is an abstract applied to metal) August 8th & 9th at the Aurora Colony Days event in Aurora, Oregon to be held at 2nd and Liberty. Hours are 10-5 Saturday and Noon-5 Sunday. All art can be purchased.

City at Night (shown at left) will be one of the 4 paintings exhibited at the Aurora Colony Days event. City at Night was painted with a very tasty Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. A professionally framed 16″ x 20″  City at Night can be purchased at the event or you may purchase an unframed City at Night by clicking on it’s image in the drop down category under our Shop Our Art section and following the prompts.

Artist Frank Auerbach (1931- )

intuition web HiDefFrank Auerbach was born in Berlin, Germany and moved to Great Britain when he was 7 years old. He became an actor at an early age then went to art school. By the time he was 25 years old he had his first solo exhibition at the Beaux Arts Gallery. Mr. Auerbach ultimately exhibited in numerous major international museums and galleries, including the National Gallery of London.

Frank Auerbach was noted mostly for his figurative profiles and city scenes as well as for painting with “thick paint”, usually scraping off numerous layers of ‘false starts’ of his works before finally becoming satisfied with his final piece. His interesting life was depicted as the character Max Ferber in the 1950’s W.G. Sebald novel entitled “The Emigrants”.

Intuition was painted with a very good Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. Intuition can be viewed and purchased in our Modern/Abstract drop down menu under Shop Our Art. Intuition comes in 5 different sizes to match your needs.

Author/Artist Henry V. Miller (1891-1980)

672n Nature's Calm web HiDefHenry V. Miller is best known as the author of Tropic of Cancer, his 1934 novel banned in the United States along with his Tropic of Capricorn and two other novels until 1961. Also known for his influence over Beat Generation authors, liberal politics and five marriages, Henry Valentine Miller was also an accomplished watercolor artist.

Mr. Miller painted over 2,000 watercolors and authored books about watercolor painting. There are over 50 major collections of Mr. Miller’s watercolor paintings, including his collection at the Harry Ransom Center at the Austin campus of the University of Texas. An amateur pianist, Mr. Miller is an example of an individual who expressed his vast and varied creative talents.

Nature’s Calm is one of our Limited Edition Prints painted with a very good Deschutes Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. Nature’s Calm comes in five different sizes and can be viewed and purchased by going to the Modern/Abstract drop down category in our Shop Our Art section.