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Acrylic Paintings on canvas
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Acrylic Paintings on canvas
As Strong As the Waves She Rides
Inspired by surfing in Nicaragua, this surfer girl carries her surfboard to the perfect spot.
Greywacke and Feldspar
An abstract painting inspired by a cool rock I found on the North Shore.
Painted from a reference photo taken in Northern Minnesota at a private lake at sunrise.
Audrey 2 & boys
This diptych was painted for my two nephews who both love the Little Shop of Horrors.
Growing up on a dairy farm, I love cows! They do this thing with their tongue all the time... I'm not sure why!
This commissioned painting was a gift to a lovely family owned Garden Center and MN Wedding venue for their company's 25th anniversary. I've hidden butterflies, birds, and a cat... can you find them?
The sasquatch is a mysterious being.. but even he enjoys basking in the glow of The Northern Lights.
After taking nearly a year off of painting so that I could plan my wedding, I painted this mermaid sitting atop a mossy ledge.
This was my very first painting after taking nearly a year off to plan my wedding. At first, it was an abstract painting, then I decided to add a top layer that created this mermaid tail.
A brave & intuitive painting where the face of a howling wolf appeared.
Using only 3 colors, this bio-luminescent jellyfish appears to be glowing from the depths of the ocean.
Heavenly Father's Day
This commissioned painting captures 3 generations that could never be photographed all together.
Painted for a college friend, this sunflower and sunset combo cultivate some much needed joy this year.
When I moved to Chicago, I felt like parts of me were scattered across the Midwest. My heart was scattered. My thoughts were scattered. And my art became scattered too.
Attempting a new perspective and a new subject, this friendly pup is resting his nose on the bed seeking attention.
Mother & Daughter
This commissioned painting captures a beautiful memory between a mother and her daughter.
When Humpback Whales breach the surface, some theorize it is rid themselves of parasites and return to the water a little bit lighter.
Inspired by my experiences paddle boarding all over the globe. On the front of my paddle board you'll see my survival kit that I bring with me every time iISUP.
Aurora Borealis at Hogwarts
The Northern Lights at Hogwarts are especially magical.
Mini Cactus Series
White & Gold Cacti
Brave & Selouth
Don't Be A Prick
"I'll Protect You"
"Face the Sun"
Did you know that sunflowers face the sun all day long? They follow it as it crosses the sky.
"Can't Touch This"
The snowy scene captures the beauty of a blizzard in the mountains. The whipping winds are blowing the falling snow, and picking up that snow that was resting on the forest floor.
"The Lavender Field"
The Chores Can Wait
In a recent painting class of The Northern Lights, we changed up the silhouette to a farm scene. You can see the farmer stepping out of the barn to observe the selcouth sky.
Painted for one of my childhood friends. This image of tranquility captures her favorite blanket, her favorite mug, and a full cup of coffee ready to be enjoyed.
This crashing wave is full of the light from the beautiful sunset.
"Let It Snow" Tree Ornament
Northern Lights & Mountain
Cardinal on a Snow Covered Tree
This is available for sale or as an option for a Virtual Paint Class with me.
Personal development is impossible if you are being pulled in too many different directions. Living in perpetual distraction causes us to miss out on the important things in life. It's imperative that we find our focus and stop allowing ourselves to be spread so thin.
_Camping Under the Northern Lights_
These campers are enjoying the selcouth sky from the comfort of their lawn chairs.
This magical piece was painted using only a kitchen scrub brush.
Walk With Me
This painting takes place mid-stride on a walking path through a forrest of birch trees in autumn. If you look closely, you will find the initials of two love birds etched into one of these trees.
Dare to live the life you imagined. This piece includes abstract art and parts of my personal mission statement.
Joy Ornament (Option 1)
Snowman & Tree
Hand crafted wooden heart adorned with moss
My honey helped me make this one. He sliced up some tree trunks and arranged them in this heart shape. Then I added in the moss for an additional texture. We love it!
Submerged in the world she knows, but ascending into the unknown for the sake of knowledge and experience. Gifted to a great friend of mine for her newborn daughter.
"Snowy Trees & Moon"
Customized painting of a young girl who had recently been diagnosed with cancer. Given as a unique gift that would inspire strength to overcome the formidable diagnosis. The colors for her superhero outfit were chosen based on the young girl’s favorite colors, and the color associated with her strand of cancer.
Joy Ornament (Option 2)
Frosty Says Hi
Painting with all of the colors of the wind, I painted this resilient owl. She sheds one last tear before she takes flight.
An abstract painting.
A small canvass depicting the northern lights lighting up the sky behind a silhouetted forest.
Inspired by a photograph in the lobby of my grandma's podiatrist's office, this landscape depicts the often ignored multiple pigments that exist in nature. After a yoga retreat to northern MN where we explored forrest bathing (walking into the forest in complete silence), I became aware that my forest bathing consists of my observation of the multitude of colors that exist there.
"Shed Your Skin"
This Yogi is shedding her skin, allowing her vulnerabilities to drip off of her as she opens her heart and her mind to the next chapter of her life.
"Hyde Park Skyline"
Painted from the view of my 31st floor apartment overlooking Chicago's cityscape as a Thank-You gift to the owner of Athletico.
I have hung this painting above my bed for years and it has kept my dreams happy and full of love.
Taken from the remains of one of the last standing round barns in the world, build in 1851, this wooden masterpiece is very close to my heart. This round barn collapsed this past year and has been in my family for 7 generations. We were all sad to see its demise, but I decided to take it, and make it beautiful.
These pictures are painted over my favorite wine bottles, Stella Rosa Black
Named for the insatiable thirst I have to paint, I'm happy to have an outlet
"Best Friend Montage"
This Mixed Media piece encompasses the lives of my best friend and I as we live in Chicago. Included are parking tickets, poems, and other bits of ourselves to create this abstract beauty
"The Butterfly's Dreamcatcher"
Using Brave Intuitive Painting, an image of a butterfly and a dreamcatcher appeared. One of my favorite pieces of all time.
My three sisters and I grew up on this gravel road where we would race our dad in his old beat up pick up truck to see how fast we could get going. Painting this memory seemed like the only thing that made sense to me, I have to remember it forever.
Utilizing Brave Intuitive painting I created this angel. I marked this painting with my favorite word, Selcouth, because I think she embodies the definition of the word- rare, unfamiliar, strange, yet marvelous.
Shades and 'Stache #1
I have a full series of these sunglasses and mustache paintings. They're nothing too special, but put together them make a nice collection!
This John Deere/ Farm Scene was painted for my father and it was meant to embody realism (my favorite) as well as just a touch of French Impressionism (his favorite)
The product of an end-of-semester project for my Professor, I painted myself as a well put together person in the light, but falling apart in the dark. Though it turned out dark, I am pleased with the accuracy of it all.
This Tack Board was too bland for me so I spruced it up a bit!
A purely #2 pencil drawing, one of my favorite originals.
This painting is a wonderful accent piece to spice up any room with a pop of pink.
Having grown up on a dairy farm, I have always admired baby bovines. I depicted a "flower child" feel to this beautiful calf to show off my inner hippie spirit combined with my country lifestyle.
Painted for my mother when her brother passed away, his body may be gone but he remains watchful through the eyes of his favorite bird.
A flippant painting with phrases of apathy.
"Faith, Family, Farming"
This is a copy - cat painting of a sign I saw in Walmart for my mom. I thought that an original painting meant more than a store bought item, and I was able to add a bit of my own flare
This painting was commissioned by my aunt for her husband, my uncle. It was intended to be a Christmas present for him. Unfortunately, he passed away before he could receive this gift. This painting depicts him and his wife fourwheeling up north with my grandparents near the cabin they had rented for a memorable weekend. His name is painted in the flowers. We love and miss you, Uncle Lee-Lee.