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.”
I’m excited to reveal my painting for the upcoming “Lover’s Eye” exhibit at Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco, CA. I was invited to create a piece for this show as a modern take on the late 17th Century practice of painting the eye of a loved one to wear as jewelry. My painting, Insight, is an acrylic on paper, 10″ wide by 7¾” high framed (image size 6″ x 4″). The exhibit opens Friday, February 3rd with a gallery reception from 6-9pm. The show will remain up through February 25, 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.
I’ve recently added two new paintings to my In Our Veins series. Both were just featured in my newsletter which you can get here. Unite is an acrylic on canvas, 4″ x 4,” and Lifeblood is also an acrylic on canvas, 4″ x 4″, $100 each. View the paintings online (as well as the rest of the series) here http://amyguidry.com/unite.html and here http://amyguidry.com/lifeblood.html.
One of my most recent paintings from my In Our Veins series has found a new home. Effect is an acrylic on canvas, 4″ x 4.” It was recently featured in my holiday newsletter, which there is still time to receive- just sign up here: http://amyguidry.com/contact.html. (Click the postcard icon.)
Another painting from my In Our Veins series has recently found a new home. My painting Anthropomorphism is an acrylic on canvas, 6″ x 6,” and one of the most recent paintings from the series. It is currently on exhibit in the 1000 Words show in the Main Gallery of the Acadiana Center for the Arts, so if you haven’t had the opportunity to see it in person, there is still time. The exhibit is open now through July 13th.
Another painting from the In Our Veins series has found a new home. Untitled (Desert) is an acrylic on canvas, 4″ x 4,” and will be joining a couple of my other paintings. It is actually a spin-off from one of my larger paintings, Heads II which can be seen here: www.amyguidry.com/Heads_II.html (and FYI Heads II is one of the paintings included in the upcoming show I’m doing at the Hilliard Museum in Lafayette, LA this September). View a larger image of Untitled (Desert) here: www.amyguidry.com/untitled04.html.
I’ve just added another new painting to my In Our Veins series. It is a 4″ x 4″ painting, acrylic on canvas, $100, titled Perspective. This is yet another example of why I use such tiny paintbrushes. The hare heads are about the size of a dime. The heads are representative of the typical view of animals- that they are simply a means to an end and are just parts and pieces we use or eat as opposed to sentient beings. I, however, don’t see them this way- hence the title Perspective– which is why I depict them in a manner that emphasizes the expressions of their faces or light colored, “human-looking” eyes.