I have always wanted to do a painting based on this 2016 award winning photo of the Syrian White Helmets during the Syrian civil war. They are working in Aleppo’s ruins from Russian bombs and were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts. It was a difficult painting for me, and I wasn’t sure I could do it. I was often tearful while trying to paint. But the baby isn’t crying – maybe it is his father receiving him?
8"x 8" each, framed, acrylic
I continually say, "I love what I do and do what I love." When I am not visiting with customers at Sawmill River Arts or painting at my studio in a historic 19th century box shop, I am off to my favorite painting locations, usually in New England and not far from home.
Sometimes I'm lucky enough to bunk with friends so I can paint in Kenya or travel with a daughter in Guatemala, returning to work on special series about Africa or the rainforest. Other painters join me to paint in the Southwest or Vermont or the southern hills of New York state. In the winter, I'm likely to explore new painting ideas or old favorites like junk cars and trucks.
So come along! Wander through this site and join me in my rich and ever changing art life.
“Color! Vibration! Rhythm! Celebration! These are essential to my work. It is a completely joyful process to me.”
Below you will find a listing of galleries where you can purchase original fine art, reproductions, ceramic tiles and tile products. If you are unable to visit any one of these locations, you can purchase directly by getting in touch with Louise.
Sawmill River Arts at The Montague Mill
440 Greenfield Road
Montague Center, MA 01351
Wilder Nightingale Fine Art
119 Kit Carson Rd
Taos, New Mexico 87571