Thursday, May 10, 2012

Art Heist!

Recently I had a painting stolen during one of my art openings.  The gallery owner was duly upset and I found myself absolutely baffled on how someone could steal from an artist and still enjoy it on their wall.  As a friend of mine would say, it's just bad juju.  
After the incident, which I'm calling a heist, I realized what I needed to do.  I made just a few more paintings in a similar spirit.  One went to my young daughter, for whom this painting was one of her favorites.  This one, titled Anatomy of a Bird, is another.  I have another one or two, with different birds, but this will likely be all for this mini-series.  I like to keep my paintings one-of-a-kind.  



Anatomy of a Bird

Encaustic, thread and ink on panel
6x6"



The Way To San Jose


The Way To San Jose

encaustic painting & map on panel

4x4"

Gathering Threads


Gathering Threads

Encaustic, thread and ink on panel
6x6"


Speckled Hen


Speckled Hen

Encaustic painting on wood panel
6x6x2"

©2012Giselle Gautreau

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