Tag Archives: “pop surrealism”

In Progress

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

Progress shot of a new small painting I have in the works.  This is a new addition to my In Our Veins series, part of the small works within the series.  It is an acrylic on canvas, 4″ by 4.”  The finished piece will be posted soon.  In the meantime, the rest of the series can be viewed here: https://amyguidry.com/gallery.html.


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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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Newly Framed Works

“Connected” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on cardstock; 4″ tondo, 5 1/2″ x 6 3/8″ framed; $100, (c) Amy Guidry 2017
“Union” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on cardstock; 4″ tondo, 5 1/2″ x 6 3/8 framed,” $100, (c) Amy Guidry 2017

I’ve just recently framed these small paintings from my In Our Veins series.  I feel like the frames take them to a whole other level.  Connected and Union are both acrylic on cardstock, 4″ tondo and the framed images are 5 1/2″ wide by 6 3/8″ high.  Both are currently available for $100 each.  If you can see this in your home, contact me to purchase at https://amyguidry.com/contact.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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Hi-Fructose

Hi-Fructose Magazine: ” Amy Guidry’s Surreal Paintings Touch on Life, Death, and Nature” by Andy Smith

I received some good news recently when I found out Hi-Fructose Magazine has featured my work.  Andy Smith writes, “It’s in these works that Guidry seems to highlight the inherent beauty of flora and fauna and the strangeness buried within humanity.”  Many paintings from my In Our Veins series are included.  View the entire feature online at: http://hifructose.com/2017/02/15/amy-guidrys-surreal-paintings-touch-on-life-death-and-nature/.


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Laluzapalooza

Laluzapalooza 2017 – 31st Annual Group Exhibition, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Ascension” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 8″ x 8″; (c) Amy Guidry 2017
“Consciousness” by Amy Guidry; acrylic on canvas; 12″w x 6″h; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

I’m happy to announce that my work has been selected for the 2017 Laluzapalooza at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, California.  I’m honored to be among the 64 international artists chosen for this exhibition.  The exhibit will run March 3rd through April 2, 2017.  Pre-sales are open now online http://laluzdejesus.com/laluzapalooza-2017/ for those that want to get a head start.  There will be an Artist Preview on Thursday, March 2nd, 7-10pm and the public opening reception will be on Friday, March 3rd from 8-11pm.


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Valentines

Clockwise: “Emergence,” “Stem,” and “Evanescence” by Amy Guidry; All acrylic on canvas; 4″ x 4″; $100 each; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

Are you thinking of getting roses for Valentine’s Day?  Roses wilt but paintings don’t.  Art is is more meaningful and gives you something beautiful to look at everyday, forever.  So for Valentine’s, buy any painting from me now through February 14th and you’ll receive an original, handmade Valentine such as the one pictured.  These paintings featured are all acrylic on canvas, 4″ x 4″ for $100 each.  Find them online here: https://amyguidry.com/emergence.html, here: https://amyguidry.com/stem.html, and here: https://amyguidry.com/evanescence.html.

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Menagerie

“Dissociate” by Amy Guidry; Acrylic on canvas; 12″w x 6″h; (c) Amy Guidry 2017

As mentioned before, I will be showing as part of the “Menagerie” group exhibition at the Amelia Center Gallery at Gulf Coast State College.  The show’s opening is just around the corner- this Friday, February 3rd, 5-7pm.  I’m honored to be among such a great group of artists and their unique approach to animals in art.

The exhibit will be on display at at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida from February 3 – March 3, 2017.  Artists featured are: Adam Doyle, Katherine Gallagher, Amy Guidry, Laurie Hogin, Gabriel Lovejoy, Chris Musina, and Kevin Taylor.


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New Work

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

I’m happy to say that I’ve just finished Indispensable (the large painting of the horse).  This piece has been in the works for a few months, granted I had a couple of projects pop up as I was invited to do them, but this is one of my larger paintings.  It is an acrylic on canvas, 20″ wide by 10″ high.  Indispensable connects a mountain landscape with a horse, representing the connection of all life while keeping with a recent theme exploring the question of anonymity versus connection.  View it online here: https://amyguidry.com/indispensable.html.

I also finished a couple of small paintings I’d been wanting to do.  Cor and Corporis (Latin for heart and body, respectively) are acrylic on canvas, 4″ x 4.”  Both feature rabbits  and are complimentary paintings that work as a pair or as individual pieces, both using ribbon to connect to either the ribcage or the heart.  Seeing these organs and bones serves as a reminder of the biological similarities of all sentient beings.  View them online here: https://amyguidry.com/corporis.html   and here: https://amyguidry.com/cor.html.


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Minetta Review

“The Wild West” by Amy Guidry on the cover of the Minetta Review

My painting, The Wild West, is on the cover of the latest issue of the Minetta Review.  The Fall/Winter issue just came out and a digital version is now online at: https://issuu.com/minetta/docs/f2016_minetta_mag_final_for_issuu.

In The Wild West, a skeletal horse and human hybrid, suggesting our practices of genetic manipulation, serves as a grim tale of foreboding.  The skeleton, the horse skull, and the desert are symbols of cowboys and typical Western imagery.  Television Westerns would typically portray life as good vs. bad, when in reality, the land, environment, people, and animals were all seen as a means to an end.  The title refers to how the U.S., itself a part of the western hemisphere, is still taking over land, animals, and resources to this day, creating desert landscapes via clear-cutting and global warming.


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