Currently, I am playing with multiple layers and extremely thick paint, creating three-dimensional canvases that flow with light, energy and color. My goal is to lift people’s spirits and instill a sense of hope and serenity by bringing the cathartic feelings of being out in nature into your home.
May you escape into a quiet walk in the woods or be transported to an uplifting field bursting with wildflowers. Enjoy laying on the ground without a care in the world, staring up into the treetops and dreaming about what’s to come. Or, just revisit memories of some of the favorite places you’ve been. I want you to feel a sense of joy and peace when you gaze into my work!
Focusing on showing the landscape in a unique way, my highly textured paintings are a twist on reality with nature somewhat abstracted, leaving interpretation up to your imagination. Layers and layers of paint cause my paintings to dance with light and dimension, while surprising impressionistic color pops allow you to see something different every time you look at my paintings. Bold expressionistic strokes convey the emotions and energy of being surrounded by nature’s majesty.
Besides these larger sculptural paintings, I also have a gallery on my website displaying my smaller pieces that I create on site from our travels throughout Europe and most recently, Iceland, Portugal and France. Full of spontaneity and emotion, I feel like these location paintings really bring the memories of traveling to life.
Lastly, our Art Treks were a huge success and much needed treat this year! In 2022, we are bringing back our popular Foodie Trek to Tuscany and a brand new Art Trek to Alsace, France. In 2023, we will be returning to Carnival in Venice and Provence during lavender season, in addition to our most popular U.S. Trek to Vermont for gorgeous fall foliage. Spaces fill up quickly, so let us know if you would like to come along or if you have any questions. Check out our Art Treks website for more details, ArtTreks.org. We’d love to have you join us on one of these exciting adventures!
UPCOMING ART TREKS:Alsace, France – Aug. 2022FoodieTrek – Tuscany, Italy – Oct. 2022Carnivalé – Venice, Italy – Feb. 2023Provence, France – June/July 2023Vermont Fall Foliage – Oct. 2023 – Niki Gulley