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The Coaster Show

“Vitae” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on cardstock; 4in tondo; $100; (c) Amy Guidry 2017
“Elucido” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on cardstock; 4in tondo; $100; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

Revealing my two paintings for the upcoming Coaster Show 2017 at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, California.  The coyote piece is titled Vitae, which is Latin for life.  It is an acrylic on cardstock, 4″ tondo.  The skull painting is titled Elucido, which is Latin for enlighten.  It is also an acrylic on cardstock, 4″ tondo.  Both will be on display as part of the exhibition opening September 1st (gallery reception that evening from 8-11pm).  The exhibit runs September 1st through October 1st, 2017.  Check out the online preview here: http://laluzdejesus.com/the-5th-annual-coaster-show-harold-fox/#more-21998.


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In Progress

Progress shot of my painting for the upcoming Coaster Show 2017 at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles.  Now that I can officially announce it, this will be one of the pieces I have in the exhibit.  It is an acrylic on cardstock, 4″ tondo.   The show opens September 1st with a gallery reception from 8-11pm.

“Vitae” in progress by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on cardstock, 4″ tondo; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

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New Postcards

Postcard of “Sentience” by Amy Guidry; acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

New postcards featuring my painting Sentience are in.  If you’d like to receive one, join the mailing list at https://amyguidry.com/contact.html (just click on the postcard icon).


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Opening / New Work

“Pervasive” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 10″w x 20″h; (c) Amy Guidry 2017
“Sentience” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

I’ve just finished both paintings previously featured while in progress.  Pervasive and Sentience will both be on exhibit for the opening at LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans tomorrow (June 3, 2017).  Pervasive has been a long time in the making.  I’m sometimes asked if living in Louisiana affects my work.  Given that my work deals with the welfare of our planet, many of the issues that Louisiana faces (habitat loss, flooding, BP oil spill, hurricanes) are something that I cover but on more of a global scale.  Pervasive is one of the most direct pieces I’ve done, focusing on the conservation of Louisiana wildlife and wetlands.  The BP oil spill not only affected the wildlife of Louisiana, but it continues to affect the wildlife of rest of the world to this day as bird and sea animals continue to migrate.  It may be asking a lot of a painting, but I hope that it has a big impact.

Sentience was specifically created for the “Face to Face” exhibit opening at LeMieux Galleries.  The exhibit features a range of interpretations of portraiture.  In Sentience, the butterflies represent the beauty and fragility of life, while the third eye represents enlightenment.  The eye is a human eye, referring to the fact that we are all members of the animal kingdom, and can see a bit of ourselves in the personalities of other animals.  Sentience is an acrylic on canvas, 6″wide by 6″high.

Both paintings will be on view tomorrow, June 3rd for the opening reception from 6-8pm.  The exhibit will remain up through July 29th, 2017.


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In Progress

Painting in progress by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

While working on my pelican painting, I had another project come up.  Here is a sneak peek of the work in progress- more will be revealed soon.  It is an acrylic on canvas, 6″ wide by 6″ high.  In the meantime, check out more paintings from this series here: https://amyguidry.com/gallery.html.


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New Work and Special Offer

“Adspectus” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

I’ve just added a new painting to my In Our Veins series.  The title is Adpectus, which is Latin for vision, and it is an acrylic on canvas, 4″ wide by 4″ high.  This piece continues with the theme of organs on the outside of the body as a reminder of our shared biology.  It was featured in my April newsletter that went out yesterday, so it is already on its way to its new home in Israel.  View the painting online here: https://amyguidry.com/adspectus.html.

On another note, there is a current special offer on Life Force.  This piece is originally $200 and is now $150.  It is an acrylic on canvas, 6″ wide by 4″ high.  This offer expires May 14, 2017 (Mother’s Day).  View the painting online here: https://amyguidry.com/life-force.html and mention this offer.

“Life Force” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″w x 4″h; SOLD (c) Amy Guidry 2017

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New Small Works

“Spiritus” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; Sold; (c) Amy Guidry 2017
“Perception” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; Sold; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

I’ve added two new small paintings to the In Our Veins series.  One was previously posted in progress.  Both were featured in my recent newsletter and have each found new homes in Louisiana and Florida.  Spiritus, which is Latin for breath, continues with the theme of organs on the outside of the body as a reminder of our shared biology.  It is an acrylic on canvas, 4” wide by 4” high.  Perception, also an acrylic on canvas, refers to our understanding of nature and recognition of all sentient beings.  View each of them here: https://amyguidry.com/spiritus.html and here: https://amyguidry.com/perception.html.


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In Progress

Painting in progress by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

Another painting in progress.  Forced to take a break from my larger pelican painting courtesy of my easel.  It decided to break (while in the middle of painting), so I am currently waiting on the replacement part to come in.  So in the meantime, I decided to work on a small painting I’ve been wanting to do anyway.  This piece is in keeping with my Cor and Corporis paintings, featuring rabbits with exposed organs or bones as a reminder that animals are all living, sentient beings.  It is an acrylic on canvas, 4″ by 4.”


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New Small Works

"Revival" by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4" x 4"; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016
“Revival” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016
"Emergence" by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4" x 4"; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016
“Emergence” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016

In the midst of some other projects I have going on, I managed to finish a couple of small paintings in my In Our Veins series.  These are part of a sub-series of 4″ x 4″ paintings.  Revival and Emergence are both acrylic on canvas, 4″ by 4.”  View these and two other available small paintings here:

Revival https://amyguidry.com/revival.html

Emergence https://amyguidry.com/emergence.html

Evanescence https://amyguidry.com/evanescence.html

and Stem https://amyguidry.com/stem.html


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New Work

"Rebirth" by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4" x 4"; $100; (c) Amy Guidry 2016
“Rebirth” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016
"Spring" by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4" x 4"; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016
“Spring” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2016

I’ve just finished a couple of new paintings in my In Our Veins series.  These are part of the subset of smaller paintings in the series, both acrylic on canvas, 4″ by 4.”  Both paintings refer to our connection to nature, with Spring linking flora and fauna and Rebirth referring to the life cycle.  View them online here: http://amyguidry.com/rebirth.html and here: http://amyguidry.com/spring.html.


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