Posts Tagged ‘aspen paintings’

Heightened Awareness III – New aspen painting

April 23rd, 2012
Awareness III ©2012 Niki Gulley
48″ x 36″ • Textured painting on canvas

In this painting I wanted you to feel that child-like wonder of staring up in into the treetops and the heavens above. I chose vibrant, cheerful yellows contrasted against a violet blue sky filled with big, puffy clouds. And, by arranging the aspens in a circular pattern heightened by thick, curving paint strokes, that joyful, playful feeling of hope and discovery are enhanced.

If you’d like more information on my textured aspen and birch tree paintings, e-mail Niki Gulley.

Or if you’re in the Dallas / Fort Worth area this weekend, please stop by my booth, #J-5, at Southlake’s Art in the Square.

Art in the Square 
Fri. Apr. 27 • 4pm – 9pm 
Sat. Apr. 28 • 10am – 9pm 
Sun. Apr. 29 • 11am – 5pm 
Southlake, TX • Southlake Town Square • 234 State St.


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“Opposites Attract” Two Woman Show w/ Gulley & Padgett

January 30th, 2012

“Passionate Embrace” ©2012 Niki Gulley
textured oil painting • 36″ x 36″
I wanted this birch painting to be very colorful and whimsical, like through the eyes of a child looking into the treetops with fascination. I also like how sometimes the difference between realism and abstraction isn’t that great at all, and in this case, by just inverting and adding tree trunks to Elizabeth Padgett’s abstract painting, the result can become a realistic scene in “Passionate Embrace.” 

Please join Dallas artists, Niki Gulley and Elizabeth Padgett, for this Two Woman Show “Opposites Attract,” featuring their paintings from two different perspectives – realism and abstraction. Artist Reception is Sun. Feb. 5 from 2 to 4 pm at the Jaycee Center for the Arts,
1975 Puritan Dr. between Story Rd. and MacArthur in Irving, TX. Exhibit runs Jan. 29 – Feb 23, 2012.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
To see more of Niki Gulley’s contemporary landscape paintings, visit

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Miniature Birch Tree oil paintings

December 17th, 2010

7″ x 5″ Birch Trees – New oil paintings by Niki Gulley

I painted these miniature birches with palette knife and extremely thick oil paint so that the resulting paintings are filled with color, texture and movement. These miniature oils look great in pairs and threes, and the wide black frame really draws your eye into the artwork and sets each one apart. If you’d like additional information or would like to purchase any combination of my birch tree paintings above, e-mail Niki Gulley.

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