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“Bestow” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; Sold; (c) Amy Guidry 2018

I’ve been painting a few big cats lately (I’ve been a fan since I was a little kid) and am happy to see some find new homes.  Bestow and Interconnect have both gone to the West Coast- Seattle and Los Angeles.  Both paintings are acrylic on canvas, 6″ wide by 6″ high.

Installation view of “Bestow” at Jonathan LeVine Projects; (c) Jonathan LeVine Projects 2018
“Interconnect” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; Sold; (c) Amy Guidry 2018

There are currently two big cat paintings available: Renew is part of Cactus Gallery’s current exhibition available online here: https://cactusgalleryla.com/collections/the-revival-2018/products/renew-by-artist-amy-guidry and Transcendental is available online through Modern Eden Gallery here: https://www.moderneden.com/collections/available-artwork/products/transcendental.


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Voting is Open

“Bestow” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; Sold; (c) Amy Guidry 2018
“The Pack” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 20″w x 10″h; (c) Amy Guidry 2017
“Integral” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 20″w x 10″h; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

I’m excited to reveal my paintings which are finalists for the People’s Choice Award in Jonathan LeVine Projects’ Delusional Competition.  The award consists of cash and art supplies!  Please vote for my work, I would greatly appreciate your help.  To vote, you’ll need to create an account and verify your email (keeps it fair) in order to vote.  This is the direct link to vote for my work on Submittable: https://jonathanlevineprojects.submittable.com/gallery/c0d22077-6a44-4120-a501-e8951afe51a9/10402272/.  Voting is open now through August 9th, 2018. Thank you!


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Postcards

Postcards of “Bestow” by Amy Guidry; (c) Amy Guidry 2018

New postcards of my painting Bestow are in!  The back of the postcard also lists my upcoming exhibitions.  If you’d like to receive one, you can sign up for the postcard mailing list on my website: https://amyguidry.com/contact.html.  Just click the postcard icon to enter your mailing address.


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New Painting / Exhibition Opening

“Bestow” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; SOLD; (c) Amy Guidry 2018
Salvador Dali with ocelot

Very excited to reveal my new painting, Bestow, created for WOW x WOW’s upcoming online exhibition, “Super Reverie.”  Bestow is an acrylic on canvas, 6″ wide by 6″ high.  I’ve been fascinated by ocelots since a very young age.  (And apparently Surrealist painter Salvador Dali is a fan.)  As mentioned before, I knew all the big cats so well I could identify them solely by their patterning (without seeing their faces).  I paired the ocelot and bees in this piece because of their similar colors and patterns.  Because of bees, plants are pollinated and ultimately provide food systems for all animals.  The bees surround the ocelot and adorn his head as if they are bestowing him with life.  The human eye refers to our connection with all of nature.  You can view the painting online here: https://amyguidry.com/bestow.html.

The exhibit opens May 4th, 7pm BST, and will remain up through May 25th.  More details and view the exhibition: https://wowxwow.com/product-category/super-reverie.


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In Progress

Painting in progress by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; (c) Amy Guidry 2018
Painting in progress (detail) by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 6″ x 6″; (c) Amy Guidry 2018

Currently working on a new painting for WOW x WOW’s upcoming online exhibition, “Super Reverie.”  I decided to paint an ocelot for this one.  When I was a child, I was such a fan of ocelots and big cats that I could identify them solely by the markings on their fur.  While the overall ocelot population is currently considered stable, there are only 30 left in the United States in southeast Texas.  They used to be found east in Arkansas and Louisiana, as well as throughout Texas and in Mexico.  Now they are found only in extreme southern Texas, northeastern Mexico, in addition to Central and South America.  Hunting and habitat loss are their biggest threats, which is why a border wall could hinder their roaming for food and breeding.

These are progress photos of the beginning layers of paint as well as much more development of detail to the hair and eyes.  The painting is an acrylic on canvas, 6″ wide by 6″ high.  Sign up for my newsletter if you’d like to know when the finished piece goes online: https://amyguidry.com/contact.html.


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