sale painting, "where the boldness gathers", 30x30" oil, unframed

This is an original oil painting titled 'where the boldness gathers' after a springtime poem by Rilke and a scene from Lake Whatcom in Bellingham WA.  It is unframed, with the edges painted white.  I do not currently have a framing option available from my studio for this painting, please visit a local frameshop or your favorite online source.  Shipping to a US location is $100 and free to pickup at my studio. 

    $1,500.00 Regular Price
    $750.00Sale Price





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      Sharon Kingston is a Northwest WA oil painter who uses the properties of her medium to create paintings that respond to both the atmosphere of her surroundings and poetry. This method of looking inward and outward and, in the moments of painting, finding her way on the canvas is her approach to creating paintings infused with poetry and the memory of landscape. The atmospheric element of her work is a testament to her desire to create spaces that are undefined, contemplative and allow room to reflect and accept uncertainty. Poetry, by nature open ended, is used both in the conceptualization of the work and as a part of the studio practice. The words of Rainer Rilke have informed Sharon’s work for many years, but she also turns to contemporary poetry when it resonates with her life. She uses layers of transparent color, reveals forms by concealing and unearthing pentimenti and suggests elements of landscape in her process.