Ulanova's Tutu
Ulanova's Tutu

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

30" x 24"

$1500

purchase from ugallery

 

La Esmeralda
La Esmeralda

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

28" x 24"

$1300

purchase from ugallery
 

Ballerina Movement Study No 4
Ballerina Movement Study No 4

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

28" x 36"

SOLD

 

Sia's Sanctuary
Sia's Sanctuary

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

28" x 20"

$1200

purchase from ugallery

 

Melodies and Memories
Melodies and Memories

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

30" x 16"

SOLD

 

Katerina's Tutu
Katerina's Tutu

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

20" x 16"

SOLD

 

Sunrise Over Lupita
Sunrise Over Lupita

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

24" x 16"

$500

purchase from Vango art

 

Ulyana
Ulyana

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

16" x 20"

$875

purchase from ugallery

A semi-nude French dancer with a distant gaze resting on an antique couch pillow, expressed in atmospheric color and delicate detail.

 

The Lily Pond
The Lily Pond

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

24" x 16"

$675

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished black edges. It comes ready to hang.

 

Nude Study in Crimson
Nude Study in Crimson

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

16" x 28"

$700

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Flowers for Rosemary
Flowers for Rosemary

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$400

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Portrait of Emeline
Portrait of Emeline

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$400

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

She Dances From Red
She Dances From Red

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 34"

SOLD

A ballerina lays on an antique couch tying her pointe slippers, with revengeful love, at the mercy dance, glowing like a falling black rain from a crimson echo of precise movement, that even she knows, these dreams could never have felt any different.

 

Heart of Forgotten Blue
Heart of Forgotten Blue

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

SOLD

A woman wearing a blue evening dress on an antique chaise before the slow absence at her apartment window, near everything that exists becomes more and more just a wrinkled aroma of that loneliest day, she will wait here, by the window. 

 

Portrait of Adalind
Portrait of Adalind

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$525

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Renaissance Room
Renaissance Room

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

SOLD

 

Vanity Mirror and Nadia
Vanity Mirror and Nadia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$500

purchase from vango art

 

The Blue Brightness
The Blue Brightness

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

28" x 24"

$1,200

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Next to Nothing
Next to Nothing

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 20"

SOLD

 

Her Peaceful Place
Her Peaceful Place

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 28"

$2,150

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

Between two wall mounted candelabrum and two vintage electric table lamps, a woman wearing a chiffon dress admires and reminisces over the memories inspired by the framed photographs.

 

In Lonely Light
In Lonely Light

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 30"

$2300

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Ultraviolet
Ultraviolet

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

SOLD

 

Portrait of Adela
Portrait of Adela

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

24" x 20"

$600

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Step to the Light
Step to the Light

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 24"

$1,525

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A young woman wearing a lace dress and carrying a handbag gazes out her apartment window. Her footsteps cross the bright patches of light cast upon the floor by the welcomed morning sun.

 

My Silk Handkerchief
My Silk Handkerchief

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 24"

$1500

purchase from vango art

A nude woman kneeling on an antique couch holds a silk handkerchief given to her as a gift.

 

Portrait of Svetlana
Portrait of Svetlana

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48 x 36"

SOLD

During a break from rehearsal, a ballerina wearing a tutu and matching arm-ruffles sits backstage. The wall behind her is adorned with inspiration and excellence for the art of dance. She wears large wool socks, which is a common practice among ballet dancers for avoiding injury by keeping the toes and ankles warm and flexible while taking a break.

 

Moods of Electric Blue
Moods of Electric Blue

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 36"

SOLD

 

Complementary Colors
Complementary Colors

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

24" x 28"

$400

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Portrait of Fatima
Portrait of Fatima

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

34" x 24"

$1300

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Captured by Lamplight
Captured by Lamplight

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 28"

$2,150

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Portrait of Dorsa
Portrait of Dorsa

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 24"

$1,300

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A young melancholy woman sits quietly before her antique mirrored vanity, wearing a chiffon camisole, garter and stockings.

 

Summer of Sea Island, Georgia
Summer of Sea Island, Georgia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 24"

$1,625

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A woman exits her cloister villa on her way to the spa during her visit to Sea Island, Georgia.

 

Paris Opera
Paris Opera

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 48"

$3,175

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

From the windowsill of the dance academy, a ballerina rests before rehearsal. Behind her, the morning sun brightens the Paris architecture.

 

Athena's Summer
Athena's Summer

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

$3100

purchase from vango art

A nude model sits on an antique dresser, looking southwest toward Moschato, from her apartment window on the corner of Chatzikosta and Vasilissis Sofias Ave. in Athens, Greece.

 

Eliana by the Bay
Eliana by the Bay

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 24"

$1,200

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A dancer wearing a black tutu lies on the windowsill of a North Beach penthouse apartment. The view is looking southwest to the San Francisco Bay and Oakland Bay Bridge.

 

Portrait of Camellia
Portrait of Camellia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

28" x 36"

$1800

purchase from vango art

A young melancholy woman wearing a yellow dress with flower-adorned hair rests on an antique leather couch with pillows. Her thoughts follow a path of myth and magic. She is dreaming of a place of maidens and fairies, singing their sad songs as their melodies chase the wind through flower-strewn fields and golden silk.

 

Tanaquil's Melody
Tanaquil's Melody

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 30"

$2,150

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A woman wearing a belle style tutu dances as the phonograph plays her favorite music.

 

Shadow of Silvie
Shadow of Silvie

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 30

SOLD

After rehearsal, a ballet dancer darkens the window as she enjoys people watching from the lobby window.

 

Myrtle Beach Sundress
Myrtle Beach Sundress

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 30"

$1800

purchase from vango art

A partly nude woman stands in the doorway of her beach house, admiring her new sun dress she bought the day before at one of the local shops along the boardwalk.

 

Frederique, Nude
Frederique, Nude

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

34" x 48"

$2800

purchase from vango art

Cichorieae and pale white daisies lay in silence before her reflection in an antique mirror.

 

Portrait of Dahlia
Portrait of Dahlia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 36"

$3,175

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A red haired woman dressed in chiffon nightwear sits on a "Louis XVI" antique cane settee. A rose garden outside her window colors the sunlight in bright crimson.

 

Déjeuner
Déjeuner

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 30"

$2,050

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A dark haired woman wearing a "picture hat" and chiffon dress leans on the railing of a balcony. Her wandering eyes look over the rooftops of a village in Paris as she waits for her company.

 

Eleanor and the Window
Eleanor and the Window

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 34"

SOLD

 

Nephele before the Bookcase
Nephele before the Bookcase

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

SOLD

A nude ballet dancer stands before an 18th century bureau bookcase. Nephele is the name given to the Greek goddess of clouds.

 

Sunlight for Charisse
Sunlight for Charisse

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

SOLD

The sunlight enters the room like electric threads woven from the clouds. A dancer wearing a leotard and leg warmers sits in an antique chair next to a window, opened to a rooftop balcony. Her romantic style tutu is draped over a dresser with an antique mirror.

 

Aurelie in Repose
Aurelie in Repose

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 48"

SOLD

A ballet dancer wearing a Romantic style Tutu clutches her hands to her heart with emotion. Colors taken from the immortal latitude of a setting sun pours like a pitcher of milk over tulle dissolving into blue. 

 

Pirouettes over Paris on the Prairie
Pirouettes over Paris on the Prairie

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 36"

$3,175

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A ballet dancer takes a break from rehearsal to gaze out the studio window in Chicago, Illinois ("Paris on the Prairie" is a popular nickname for Chicago). The view is overlooking North State Street intersecting W. Madison, W. Washington and W. Randolph. To name a few landmarks rendered are; The Chicago Theater, John Marshall Law School, Gene Siskel Film Center, the Chicago Pedway, Joffrey Tower, SAIC Dorms, Hotel Burnham, Secretary of State, Marshall Field and Co.

 

Remembering Giselle
Remembering Giselle

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 36" 

SOLD

A dancer wearing a black lace tutu rests on a covered antique wrought iron chaise, her fingertips finding the pathways of the wooden floor as her mind wanders. She is thinking back to every subtle movement of the dance, like gentle snow falling over a wild restless sea.

 

Juliette, the Ballerina
Juliette, the Ballerina

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

$2,575

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A ballerina's semi-nude form brightens from the distant sunrise. The light spilling into chambers of turquoise and blue. Juliette sits at her vanity in pause before the ballet. In soft layers, her tutu waits on a hanger for the shadows to leave.

 

Nothing Is Forgotten Under the Red Maple
Nothing Is Forgotten Under the Red Maple

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 48"

$2,775

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

Full of sleep, a partially covered woman listens to the slow lullaby of autumn's arrival. The golden morning sun whispers at her window as it shines through the crimson leaves of an ancient Cerberus, reaching to collect her dreams at summer's end. So nothing is ever forgotten.

 

While She Sleeps
While She Sleeps

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

24" x 20"

SOLD

A young woman sleeping under a blanket is visited by the moon coming through the courtyard window, telling secrets of how the moonlight finds its way into our most cherished dreams.

 

Shakespeare by the Rose Garden
Shakespeare by the Rose Garden

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

36" x 24"

SOLD

By the tall windowed gates to the Rose Garden, a woman in a dress and Summer hat sits reading a large hardcover Shakespeare book in an antique chair. Next to her on the table sits a glass of half-consumed red wine. An empty chair next to her signifies her solitude.

 

Anastasia's Tutu
Anastasia's Tutu

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

30" x 24"

SOLD

A young woman pulls upward on the bodice of her classical style tutu as she dresses for rehearsal amidst the soft, golden sunlight entering the room. 

 

Cats in the Cradle
Cats in the Cradle

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

48" x 36"

SOLD

A Savannah cat sleeps on a woman's lap while the more energetic sibling, winding down for the day, stops to check if there is room enough for one more. Dreams of chasing mice and drinking cream await.

 

The Black Swan
The Black Swan

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

24" x 36"

SOLD

If her vow of eternal love is broken, she will remain a prisoner of Swan Lake forever. A young woman wearing a black tutu and ballet shoes rests on an antique couch after a performance of the popular ballet Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. 

 

Amethyst Promises
Amethyst Promises

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 30"

SOLD

A woman wearing standing in front of the mirror of a vanity, dressed in her lace wedding gown. Quietly midnight arrives, uncovering how the fire in amethyst-colored moonlight dances in crystal reflections over her ash-colored skin. 

 

Elena, the Wanderer
Elena, the Wanderer

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

24" x 20"

SOLD

A portrait of a young woman wearing a 17th Century ruffled lace dress with flower adorned hair. Her eyes holding mystery like two ships passing in the blue night, inheriting the legacy of the Ocean. 

 

Just this One Day
Just this One Day

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 30"

SOLD

A young woman sits before her vanity. Her hands working her hair into a bun, wearing a silk and lace dress made just for this one day. 

 

Passing Seasons at the Marina
Passing Seasons at the Marina

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

36" x 36"

SOLD

A young woman, veiled in gold lace gazes through her window to the marina. Each passing season the migrating vessels whisper tales of adventure to anyone desperate enough to hear them.

 

Mississippi Starlight
Mississippi Starlight

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

SOLD

A nude woman resting before an open window, offers her bare skin to the visiting star light as a place to stop and rest, keeping her company on a lonely Mississippi night. 

 

Getting Brighter Still
Getting Brighter Still

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

SOLD

A young woman wearing a white dress sits in the window sill, looking afar, waiting for the day to begin as each moment passes. The world gets brighter still under the sky of light. The Sun offers a rose bush a promise to return each morning forever.

 

My Dancing Shoes
My Dancing Shoes

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

30" x 36"

SOLD

A dancer wraps her shoes in front of a window overlooking San Francisco, cool greens and cyans define a distance in her mood, as though the comfort of the fur rug she's sitting on is the only comfort she knows when she isn't dancing.

 

Wandering in Water
Wandering in Water

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

24" x 24"

SOLD

A nude figure bathing in a antique cast iron bathtub, her feet raised and resting on her robe draped over the tub. To her right, a mirror leans against the wall,  surrounding her thoughts which are represented by the peeling wallpaper behind her. Yet the strong warm light touches her face, keeping warm memories near. 

 

Escaping Constellations
Escaping Constellations

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 48"

SOLD

A semi nude figure resting as light invades from a full moon, as though the light will always find her though she escaped the constellations in the black sky above. Bold, strong, dark brushstrokes define this empty blackness and the light proves nothing is too far to reach.

 

Josephine Written in Lace
Josephine Written in Lace

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

SOLD

A portrait of a young woman wearing a lace dress. Her hands are raised to her front, as though she is guarding herself emotionally, but you can see the interest behind her eyes, cool colors, bold brush strokes and texture integrates a melancholy undertone.

 

Ophaline in Solstice
Ophaline in Solstice

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

34" x 40"

SOLD

A nude figure on an antique couch with a framed renaissance landscape overhead. My intention was not to create an intimate connection between the figure and the viewer, but rather connect to the figure's expressed self-reflection, indifferent to her vulnerability. Using cool colors to express melancholy, yet the framed renaissance painting overhead creates depth while hinting that the garden of paradise and sunshine are unreachable by those outside.

 

Somewhere Else
Somewhere Else

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

30" x 24"

SOLD

A young woman against a windowsill, gazing out and leaning into the light, as though to seek relief  from a ruminating thought, looking past the flowers as though obvious beauty is somehow an intentional deception, challenging her to look further to find validity. 

 

Collecting Light
Collecting Light

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

Private Collection

A young woman standing on her toes in front of a mirror, as though the added height will somehow help her recognize the person staring back. The bold yellows and oranges bring peace and warmth, surrounding her, occupying the empty space and reflecting from a path she doesn't remember walking. 

 

Blue Fabric
Blue Fabric

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 54"

Private Collection
 

Rose Hijab
Rose Hijab

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

24" x 24"

Private Collection

 

Folding Breath
Folding Breath

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

30" x 20"

Private Collection

 

Bold Memories
Bold Memories

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

36" x 24"

Private Collection

 

Rosalie in White Dress
Rosalie in White Dress

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

54" x 40"

Private Collection

 

Morning Repose
Morning Repose

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 36"

Private Collection

 

Blue Magnolia
Blue Magnolia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2012

54" x 36"

Private Collection

 

Ulanova's Tutu
La Esmeralda
Ballerina Movement Study No 4
Sia's Sanctuary
Melodies and Memories
Katerina's Tutu
Sunrise Over Lupita
Ulyana
The Lily Pond
Nude Study in Crimson
Flowers for Rosemary
Portrait of Emeline
She Dances From Red
Heart of Forgotten Blue
Portrait of Adalind
Renaissance Room
Vanity Mirror and Nadia
The Blue Brightness
Next to Nothing
Her Peaceful Place
In Lonely Light
Ultraviolet
Portrait of Adela
Step to the Light
My Silk Handkerchief
Portrait of Svetlana
Moods of Electric Blue
Complementary Colors
Portrait of Fatima
Captured by Lamplight
Portrait of Dorsa
Summer of Sea Island, Georgia
Paris Opera
Athena's Summer
Eliana by the Bay
Portrait of Camellia
Tanaquil's Melody
Shadow of Silvie
Myrtle Beach Sundress
Frederique, Nude
Portrait of Dahlia
Déjeuner
Eleanor and the Window
Nephele before the Bookcase
Sunlight for Charisse
Aurelie in Repose
Pirouettes over Paris on the Prairie
Remembering Giselle
Juliette, the Ballerina
Nothing Is Forgotten Under the Red Maple
While She Sleeps
Shakespeare by the Rose Garden
Anastasia's Tutu
Cats in the Cradle
The Black Swan
Amethyst Promises
Elena, the Wanderer
Just this One Day
Passing Seasons at the Marina
Mississippi Starlight
Getting Brighter Still
My Dancing Shoes
Wandering in Water
Escaping Constellations
Josephine Written in Lace
Ophaline in Solstice
Somewhere Else
Collecting Light
Blue Fabric
Rose Hijab
Folding Breath
Bold Memories
Rosalie in White Dress
Morning Repose
Blue Magnolia
Ulanova's Tutu

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

30" x 24"

$1500

purchase from ugallery

 

La Esmeralda

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

28" x 24"

$1300

purchase from ugallery
 

Ballerina Movement Study No 4

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

28" x 36"

SOLD

 

Sia's Sanctuary

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

28" x 20"

$1200

purchase from ugallery

 

Melodies and Memories

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

30" x 16"

SOLD

 

Katerina's Tutu

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

20" x 16"

SOLD

 

Sunrise Over Lupita

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

24" x 16"

$500

purchase from Vango art

 

Ulyana

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

16" x 20"

$875

purchase from ugallery

A semi-nude French dancer with a distant gaze resting on an antique couch pillow, expressed in atmospheric color and delicate detail.

 

The Lily Pond

Acrylic on Canvas - 2016

24" x 16"

$675

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished black edges. It comes ready to hang.

 

Nude Study in Crimson

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

16" x 28"

$700

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Flowers for Rosemary

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$400

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Portrait of Emeline

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$400

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

She Dances From Red

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 34"

SOLD

A ballerina lays on an antique couch tying her pointe slippers, with revengeful love, at the mercy dance, glowing like a falling black rain from a crimson echo of precise movement, that even she knows, these dreams could never have felt any different.

 

Heart of Forgotten Blue

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

SOLD

A woman wearing a blue evening dress on an antique chaise before the slow absence at her apartment window, near everything that exists becomes more and more just a wrinkled aroma of that loneliest day, she will wait here, by the window. 

 

Portrait of Adalind

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$525

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Renaissance Room

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

SOLD

 

Vanity Mirror and Nadia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

20" x 16"

$500

purchase from vango art

 

The Blue Brightness

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

28" x 24"

$1,200

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Next to Nothing

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 20"

SOLD

 

Her Peaceful Place

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 28"

$2,150

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

Between two wall mounted candelabrum and two vintage electric table lamps, a woman wearing a chiffon dress admires and reminisces over the memories inspired by the framed photographs.

 

In Lonely Light

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 30"

$2300

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Ultraviolet

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

SOLD

 

Portrait of Adela

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

24" x 20"

$600

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Step to the Light

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 24"

$1,525

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A young woman wearing a lace dress and carrying a handbag gazes out her apartment window. Her footsteps cross the bright patches of light cast upon the floor by the welcomed morning sun.

 

My Silk Handkerchief

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 24"

$1500

purchase from vango art

A nude woman kneeling on an antique couch holds a silk handkerchief given to her as a gift.

 

Portrait of Svetlana

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48 x 36"

SOLD

During a break from rehearsal, a ballerina wearing a tutu and matching arm-ruffles sits backstage. The wall behind her is adorned with inspiration and excellence for the art of dance. She wears large wool socks, which is a common practice among ballet dancers for avoiding injury by keeping the toes and ankles warm and flexible while taking a break.

 

Moods of Electric Blue

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 36"

SOLD

 

Complementary Colors

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

24" x 28"

$400

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Portrait of Fatima

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

34" x 24"

$1300

PURCHASE FROM VANGO ART

 

Captured by Lamplight

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 28"

$2,150

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

 

Portrait of Dorsa

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 24"

$1,300

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A young melancholy woman sits quietly before her antique mirrored vanity, wearing a chiffon camisole, garter and stockings.

 

Summer of Sea Island, Georgia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 24"

$1,625

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A woman exits her cloister villa on her way to the spa during her visit to Sea Island, Georgia.

 

Paris Opera

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 48"

$3,175

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

From the windowsill of the dance academy, a ballerina rests before rehearsal. Behind her, the morning sun brightens the Paris architecture.

 

Athena's Summer

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

$3100

purchase from vango art

A nude model sits on an antique dresser, looking southwest toward Moschato, from her apartment window on the corner of Chatzikosta and Vasilissis Sofias Ave. in Athens, Greece.

 

Eliana by the Bay

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 24"

$1,200

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A dancer wearing a black tutu lies on the windowsill of a North Beach penthouse apartment. The view is looking southwest to the San Francisco Bay and Oakland Bay Bridge.

 

Portrait of Camellia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

28" x 36"

$1800

purchase from vango art

A young melancholy woman wearing a yellow dress with flower-adorned hair rests on an antique leather couch with pillows. Her thoughts follow a path of myth and magic. She is dreaming of a place of maidens and fairies, singing their sad songs as their melodies chase the wind through flower-strewn fields and golden silk.

 

Tanaquil's Melody

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 30"

$2,150

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A woman wearing a belle style tutu dances as the phonograph plays her favorite music.

 

Shadow of Silvie

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 30

SOLD

After rehearsal, a ballet dancer darkens the window as she enjoys people watching from the lobby window.

 

Myrtle Beach Sundress

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 30"

$1800

purchase from vango art

A partly nude woman stands in the doorway of her beach house, admiring her new sun dress she bought the day before at one of the local shops along the boardwalk.

 

Frederique, Nude

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

34" x 48"

$2800

purchase from vango art

Cichorieae and pale white daisies lay in silence before her reflection in an antique mirror.

 

Portrait of Dahlia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 36"

$3,175

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A red haired woman dressed in chiffon nightwear sits on a "Louis XVI" antique cane settee. A rose garden outside her window colors the sunlight in bright crimson.

 

Déjeuner

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 30"

$2,050

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

A dark haired woman wearing a "picture hat" and chiffon dress leans on the railing of a balcony. Her wandering eyes look over the rooftops of a village in Paris as she waits for her company.

 

Eleanor and the Window

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

40" x 34"

SOLD

 

Nephele before the Bookcase

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

SOLD

A nude ballet dancer stands before an 18th century bureau bookcase. Nephele is the name given to the Greek goddess of clouds.

 

Sunlight for Charisse

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

SOLD

The sunlight enters the room like electric threads woven from the clouds. A dancer wearing a leotard and leg warmers sits in an antique chair next to a window, opened to a rooftop balcony. Her romantic style tutu is draped over a dresser with an antique mirror.

 

Aurelie in Repose

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 48"

SOLD

A ballet dancer wearing a Romantic style Tutu clutches her hands to her heart with emotion. Colors taken from the immortal latitude of a setting sun pours like a pitcher of milk over tulle dissolving into blue. 

 

Pirouettes over Paris on the Prairie

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 36"

$3,175

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A ballet dancer takes a break from rehearsal to gaze out the studio window in Chicago, Illinois ("Paris on the Prairie" is a popular nickname for Chicago). The view is overlooking North State Street intersecting W. Madison, W. Washington and W. Randolph. To name a few landmarks rendered are; The Chicago Theater, John Marshall Law School, Gene Siskel Film Center, the Chicago Pedway, Joffrey Tower, SAIC Dorms, Hotel Burnham, Secretary of State, Marshall Field and Co.

 

Remembering Giselle

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

30" x 36" 

SOLD

A dancer wearing a black lace tutu rests on a covered antique wrought iron chaise, her fingertips finding the pathways of the wooden floor as her mind wanders. She is thinking back to every subtle movement of the dance, like gentle snow falling over a wild restless sea.

 

Juliette, the Ballerina

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

48" x 34"

$2,575

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A ballerina's semi-nude form brightens from the distant sunrise. The light spilling into chambers of turquoise and blue. Juliette sits at her vanity in pause before the ballet. In soft layers, her tutu waits on a hanger for the shadows to leave.

 

Nothing Is Forgotten Under the Red Maple

Acrylic on Canvas - 2015

36" x 48"

$2,775

PURCHASE FROM UGALLERY

Full of sleep, a partially covered woman listens to the slow lullaby of autumn's arrival. The golden morning sun whispers at her window as it shines through the crimson leaves of an ancient Cerberus, reaching to collect her dreams at summer's end. So nothing is ever forgotten.

 

While She Sleeps

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

24" x 20"

SOLD

A young woman sleeping under a blanket is visited by the moon coming through the courtyard window, telling secrets of how the moonlight finds its way into our most cherished dreams.

 

Shakespeare by the Rose Garden

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

36" x 24"

SOLD

By the tall windowed gates to the Rose Garden, a woman in a dress and Summer hat sits reading a large hardcover Shakespeare book in an antique chair. Next to her on the table sits a glass of half-consumed red wine. An empty chair next to her signifies her solitude.

 

Anastasia's Tutu

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

30" x 24"

SOLD

A young woman pulls upward on the bodice of her classical style tutu as she dresses for rehearsal amidst the soft, golden sunlight entering the room. 

 

Cats in the Cradle

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

48" x 36"

SOLD

A Savannah cat sleeps on a woman's lap while the more energetic sibling, winding down for the day, stops to check if there is room enough for one more. Dreams of chasing mice and drinking cream await.

 

The Black Swan

Acrylic on Canvas - 2014

24" x 36"

SOLD

If her vow of eternal love is broken, she will remain a prisoner of Swan Lake forever. A young woman wearing a black tutu and ballet shoes rests on an antique couch after a performance of the popular ballet Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. 

 

Amethyst Promises

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 30"

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A woman wearing standing in front of the mirror of a vanity, dressed in her lace wedding gown. Quietly midnight arrives, uncovering how the fire in amethyst-colored moonlight dances in crystal reflections over her ash-colored skin. 

 

Elena, the Wanderer

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

24" x 20"

SOLD

A portrait of a young woman wearing a 17th Century ruffled lace dress with flower adorned hair. Her eyes holding mystery like two ships passing in the blue night, inheriting the legacy of the Ocean. 

 

Just this One Day

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 30"

SOLD

A young woman sits before her vanity. Her hands working her hair into a bun, wearing a silk and lace dress made just for this one day. 

 

Passing Seasons at the Marina

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

36" x 36"

SOLD

A young woman, veiled in gold lace gazes through her window to the marina. Each passing season the migrating vessels whisper tales of adventure to anyone desperate enough to hear them.

 

Mississippi Starlight

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

SOLD

A nude woman resting before an open window, offers her bare skin to the visiting star light as a place to stop and rest, keeping her company on a lonely Mississippi night. 

 

Getting Brighter Still

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

SOLD

A young woman wearing a white dress sits in the window sill, looking afar, waiting for the day to begin as each moment passes. The world gets brighter still under the sky of light. The Sun offers a rose bush a promise to return each morning forever.

 

My Dancing Shoes

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

30" x 36"

SOLD

A dancer wraps her shoes in front of a window overlooking San Francisco, cool greens and cyans define a distance in her mood, as though the comfort of the fur rug she's sitting on is the only comfort she knows when she isn't dancing.

 

Wandering in Water

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

24" x 24"

SOLD

A nude figure bathing in a antique cast iron bathtub, her feet raised and resting on her robe draped over the tub. To her right, a mirror leans against the wall,  surrounding her thoughts which are represented by the peeling wallpaper behind her. Yet the strong warm light touches her face, keeping warm memories near. 

 

Escaping Constellations

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 48"

SOLD

A semi nude figure resting as light invades from a full moon, as though the light will always find her though she escaped the constellations in the black sky above. Bold, strong, dark brushstrokes define this empty blackness and the light proves nothing is too far to reach.

 

Josephine Written in Lace

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

SOLD

A portrait of a young woman wearing a lace dress. Her hands are raised to her front, as though she is guarding herself emotionally, but you can see the interest behind her eyes, cool colors, bold brush strokes and texture integrates a melancholy undertone.

 

Ophaline in Solstice

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

34" x 40"

SOLD

A nude figure on an antique couch with a framed renaissance landscape overhead. My intention was not to create an intimate connection between the figure and the viewer, but rather connect to the figure's expressed self-reflection, indifferent to her vulnerability. Using cool colors to express melancholy, yet the framed renaissance painting overhead creates depth while hinting that the garden of paradise and sunshine are unreachable by those outside.

 

Somewhere Else

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

30" x 24"

SOLD

A young woman against a windowsill, gazing out and leaning into the light, as though to seek relief  from a ruminating thought, looking past the flowers as though obvious beauty is somehow an intentional deception, challenging her to look further to find validity. 

 

Collecting Light

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 34"

Private Collection

A young woman standing on her toes in front of a mirror, as though the added height will somehow help her recognize the person staring back. The bold yellows and oranges bring peace and warmth, surrounding her, occupying the empty space and reflecting from a path she doesn't remember walking. 

 

Blue Fabric

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

48" x 54"

Private Collection
 

Rose Hijab

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

24" x 24"

Private Collection

 

Folding Breath

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

30" x 20"

Private Collection

 

Bold Memories

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

36" x 24"

Private Collection

 

Rosalie in White Dress

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

54" x 40"

Private Collection

 

Morning Repose

Acrylic on Canvas - 2013

40" x 36"

Private Collection

 

Blue Magnolia

Acrylic on Canvas - 2012

54" x 36"

Private Collection

 

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