There are still more Sea paintings to share, so I'm going to be posting them up 'til the show closes (on November 3.) I think I can show you everything by then!
This squidly monster is a companion piece to the whale in Leviathan Below and they hang together in the gallery right now. I have some photos for a little tour of how it all looks up in the space - I'll post that soon as well!
There are still more pieces from The Deep Green Sea to share! This little boy and his Nessie-ish friend inhabit a very quiet place, with only themselves, the pines & the ripples on the water for company.
This one is spoken for, but there are still several paintings (inluding three of my absolute favorites) available for sale.
Thank you so very much for all of your kind words & excitement about Dream Animals! It was such an exciting week.
On Tuesday, we headed to Powell's to see Dream Animals on the shelves - a publication day tradition! Even if you know the book is going out into the world, its something altogether different to see it there.
We also spied it at Land, before procuring some of my favorite miniature cupcakes. We were lucky enough to have out-of-town friends visiting, so we celebrated all day, all over town!
This is an excerpt from the letter I wrote to accompany a special mailing of books...
When I wrote the text, it took the form of a new nighttime mythology, something that felt at once novel and timeless (and worthy of entering into the mighty and towering library of Bedtime Books). I created the artwork using both tiny pots of ink and little pieces of paper as well as big tubes of paint on great wooden panels. I loved creating all of the artwork, down the little imaginary constellations, but painting the six dreams was particularly special– a reverie. A very time-intensive reverie, but a dream nonetheless.
in all, this parade of gentle foxes and tigers and bears (and their
little riders) took hold of my heart and didn’t let go for nearly a year
of scheming and sketching and writing and painting.
now, it’s finally time for our dreamers and their companions to make
their way to you.
Hello there! I wanted to let you know the moment all the available originals from the new show were posted online, and now they're up. Some of my very favorites are still available! You can peruse & purchase here.
If you don't see a particular piece you're looking for, that means it has already been purchased from the gallery. Thanks so much for all of the kind words & excitement around this show!
My new show opens a week from today at Land Gallery on Mississippi here in Portland, OR. If you are close by, I hope you'll come join us on Friday, October 11 from 6-9.
There will be mermaids and sea creatures and wine and salt water taffy (watch your fillings!)
I've been getting inquiries about how to purchase work if you can't visit the show in-person. Not to worry:
-We hope to have all of the work up and available to purchase on the website the night the show opens. Online orders will be made via Land's sister store/online counterpart, BuyOlympia (here's where original art is sold.)
- If, for some reason, we don't have all the pieces posted & available for sale online on the evening of the opening, any and all available paintings and drawings will be posted shortly.
- You can contact the gallery with inquiries/orders any time after the show is officially open (we're not doing any pre-sales, as per usual with my art sales.)
Thank you so much for all your kind words & excitement about this new work! I'll keep previewing/adding pieces for the duration of the show...there's quite a bit more to share.