Van Gogh Sunflower Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

      

“Sun’s Glory II” ©2023 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 24″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 

Just sold through The Statton Art Gallery! I wanted this piece to be uplifting and full of color and energy. The sun sets on the horizon, casting its beautiful glow across golden petals while perky, circular faces smile back at you. Magical light dances through the morning field, bringing sunshine and hope for the day to come.

 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my sunflower and wildflower fields paintings.

To see more of my contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

“Water’s Edge” Palette Knife Painting from Iceland by Niki Gulley

 

    

“Water’s Edge” ©2020 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 5″ x7″ textured oil painting on panel
 
 
Just Sold! While in Iceland my husband decided to take a 3 hour round trip hike to a waterfall that I had seen the day before. So I decided to stay back at the beginning of the trail to paint. It was a beautiful setting, although it was somewhat difficult to paint with my 5 layers of clothes on that day! 

 

E-mail – Niki Gulley
 
Website – NikiGulley.com
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 
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If you’re interested in joining us in 2024 on our Plein Air Painting and Photography Workshop in Iceland this coming August or on a future Art Trek or Foodie Trek, please let us know. Spaces fill up quickly!
 
 

 

For more information on upcoming Art Treks, please visit http://www.ArtTreks.org.
 

New “Passage of Our Ancestors” Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

     

 
“Passage of Our Ancestors”  ©2023 Niki Gulley
28″ x 16″ textured mixed media painting on canvas
 
In “Passage of Our Ancestors,” I was remembering when we visited the catacombs in Paris. Miles of bones all stacked on top of one another had quite the profound overwhelming effect on me. What if there was a way to flip that underground darkness into a celebration of life and death? Hispanic culture embraces the Day of the Dead, so why couldn’t I?see these lives lost in a diffrent light? Sorting through my photos, I was drawn to this section where the heads were arrranged in the shape of the cross. Femurs, tibias, etc. are stacked all around them, which I just hinted at in my painting. Painting the skulls in colorful technicolor starts to flip the narrative to a celebration of these precious souls. But, what I’m really looking forward to is hearing your interpretation.
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on “Passage of Our Ancestors.”
Or, to see more of my textured palette knife paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.

 

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“Woodland Adventure” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

“Woodland Adventure” ©2023 Niki Gulley

 18″ x 24″” textured oil painting on board

 
I find being immersed in nature can have such an uplifting effect, and I wanted to share that feeling with you in Woodland Adventure. I chose pure, intense reds and yellows contrasted against autumn greens to create a fall forest that vibrates with color and energy.  I placed the vivid foliage in diagonal sweeping shapes to create a sense of movement, so that you can feel the wind gently rustling the leaves and causing them to dance on a beautiful fall day.
 
 
 

To purchase this highly textured oil painting, go to https://www.nikigulley.com/woodland-adventure/.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my aspen and birch paintings.

 
To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

Heavily Textured Poppy Painting by Impasto Artist Niki Gulley

 

 “Running Red III” ©2023 Niki Gulley

SOLD • 30″ x 48″ Textured Mixed Media on Canvas

Just sold! I love it when my collectors share their photos with me. My painting looks so vibrant and cheerful in her office. I’m so glad she is loving it – that is the best reward for an artist!

In this series, I wanted to create pieces that are full of joy, energy, texture and light. Working on oversized canvases and painting the blossoms larger than life add to that feeling of hope and exuberance. Choosing to leave the background airy and working with thick layers of white on white paint, ribbons of brightly colored blooms dance across the canvas with spontaneity and freedom. Subconsciously, I feel like these light-filled visions came to me in response to so much bad news and the COVID lockdown. Searching for a way to create more space, room to roam and the freedom to live life to its fullest, I hope these paintings bring the beauty of nature inside and fill your spirit with light and cheer.

 

 
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To see more of my contemporary poppy paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my large floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

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Cheerful Sunflower Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

     

“Sun’s Glory II” ©2023 Niki Gulley
24″ x 24″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 

I wanted this piece to be uplifting and full of color and energy. The sun sets on the horizon, casting its beautiful glow across golden petals while perky, circular faces smile back at you. Magical light dances through the morning field, bringing sunshine and hope for the day to come.

If interested in purchasing “Popping Sunshine,” please contact the The Statton Gallery:

The Statton Gallery
137 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my sunflower and wildflower fields paintings.

To see more of my contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

“Popping Sunshine” by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

 

“Popping Sunshine” ©2023 Niki Gulley

24″ x 12″ textured mixed media on canvas

I absolutely love it when I come across a whole field of wildflowers – there is something about the transformation of a single dainty flower into a dense explosion of color that inspires awe and delights your senses. I liked how these rows of poppies and rolling grasses created a gentle harmony, inviting you to wander into the distance, getting lost in the moment. Full of color and hope, may my “Popping Color” painting transport you to a happy serene place.

If interested in purchasing “Popping Sunshine,” please contact the The Statton Gallery:

The Statton Gallery
137 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

 

 
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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

To see more of my contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

Painting in the Texas Hill Country with Impressionist Niki Gulley

 

“Living History III” ©2023 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured acrylic painting on canvas

“For me, wildflowers are joy-giving. They have enriched my life and fed my soul and given beautiful memories to sustain me.”
– Lady Bird Johnson

Just Sold! Surrounded by a sea of blue – Scott captured me in my element here! Not only were the bluebonnets and wildflowers magnificent this year, but I just adore the live oaks, too. Their massive stature, their gnarly, twisting branches and the umbrella of shade they cast, just make me want to paint them over and over again. Leaving bluebonnets large and prominent in the foreground, rows and rows of cobalt lift your spirits and lead you back to the shelter of the grand old oak. I hope you, too, can enjoy the beauty of Texas in all of its spring glory.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her textured palette knife landscape paintings.

 

To see more of my contemporary bluebonnet paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

 

“Looking Skyward” Uplifting Treetop Painting by Niki Gulley

  

   

“Looking Skyward” ©2023 Niki Gulley

30″ x 40″” textured mixed media on canvas

 

In this painting, I wanted you to you to experience the joy of looking up into the treetops – just like you did when you were a kid. Lying on the ground, not a care in the world, you gaze in wonderment. Choosing electric yellows and reds and flinging paint in multiple swirling layers add to that playful, childlike whimsy. I hope you are transported back to a happy, carefree time and place!

 
 
If interested in purchasing or for more details on “Looking Skyward,” please visit the Statton Gallery in Eureka Springs, AR:
The Statton Gallery
 
137 Spring Street
 
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
 

 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my aspen and birch paintings.

To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

New Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

    

 “Bursts of Brilliance – 6” ©2023 Niki Gulley

16″ x 16″ textured mixed media painting on canvas • framed in espresso

I hope my new square textured paintings bring joy, color and energy to your day! Designed to lift your spirits and add a burst of brightness to your walls, these wildflower abstractions allow your imagination to wander and fill in your own story. These paintings look great hung alone or in a grouping. 

For details on more of my poppy, bluebonnet and sunflower paintings in this series, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

Or, check out my website at nikigulley.com to see more of my contemporary floral palette knife paintings.

 

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