Saturday, December 29, 2012

Jelly Bean Giraffes Fleece Throw.......

Just wanted to share another pic from a buyer of my crazy Jelly Bean Giraffes Fleece Throws (available from Amazon) looks so nice I could use one for myself!   Thanks so much Joan and Marissa!!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Copper Otters and Fuchsia Fish

Otters are another of my favorite animals to paint because they are such personalities.....these two river otters with coppery and bright orange coats are showing off their even more colorful catch of the day!   Copper Otters and Fuchsia Fish is on a 15x30 gallery wrap canvas.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Octopi Lovers on Buttered Pecan

Two octopi.....flushing rainbow colors are swimming in a sea of buttery pecan browns.   This painting is on a uniquely sized, 12 x 36 canvas and will be available exclusively at Local Home & Gifts in Media, PA. 

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

More crazy shower curtains!

Just wanted to share another pic from a buyer of my crazy shower matches her new floor mat perfectly!!
What a blast of color.......thanks so much Carol!!
Mardi Gras Octopus Shower Curtain 

Friday, November 16, 2012

Habanero Hippopotamus' on Lemon Meringue

One red hot momma hippo and her bashful flushing calf are posed on a lemon tart yellow background!!

Habanero Hippopotamus' on Lemon Meringue 
is a 20 x 30 gallery wrap.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Candy Swirl Dolphins on Mojito

These bright candy-swirled Spinner Dolphins are one of the most agile open ocean swimmers.  This charming pod is frolicking with a sea of Minty Mojito Green! 
Candy Swirl Dolphins on Mojito is a 15x40 gallery wrap, currently available at The Green Phoenix in Annapolis, MD.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Moody Blue Octopus on Sahara Gold

Just wanted to share a photo of Moody Blue Octopus on Sahara Gold with its new owners, a wonderful couple who have been collecting my prints but recently bought one my larger originals.  Thanks so much Bridget and Wes!!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Raspberry Owl & Blueberry Mouse on Vanilla

Raspberry Owl & Blueberry Mouse on Vanilla...on a 24x24 gallery the interesting dynamics between two fruity flavored individuals......a vivid raspberry red barn owl and a bright little blue field mouse!! 

Close Up of Blueberry Mouse

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Graffiti Beach Home Decor Magazine

My artwork (giraffe shower curtains) was featured on the Fall 2012 Home Decor issue of Graffiti Beach Magazine, an up and becoming online magazine that showcases indie designers, hot new home trends, edgie clothing, new artists, and anything that inspires creativity in home decor, fashion, and arts.  Read the latest online issue!  
Graffiti Beach Home Decor Fall 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Snowy Owls on Sauvignon

Snowy Owls on Sauvignon ......on a vertical 12 x 24 canvas, is another of my favorite painting subjects.....the beautiful snowy owl.  
These elusive birds......with their large piercing buttermilk yellow eyes, are on a deep wine background.  

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Painted Ponies on Pistachio

Painted Ponies on Pistachio, 20 x 30 gallery wrap.... is a pair of dazzling ponies with jazzy bright spots and flowing kinked manes.......contrasted on a soft dreamy light green background.  

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Spiced Slugs Series.......

The underrated Garden Slug is slimy and gross, but also fascinating creatures who are beneficial for the environment.  

They are everywhere in my yard.......but in such dull colors!  So I decided to spice these little guys ablaze with color! 

Spiced Slugs Series are quadriptychs on four tiny and adorable 6x6 block canvases.  

Monday, October 1, 2012

Alicia Wishart, Animal Artist from Canada

What an incredible and amazing surprise to find out that Alicia animal artist from Canada had stopped by my booth at Woofstock 2012 in Harrisburg, PA!!  
I LOVE her work and been a fan of her art for many years.  Alicia paints beautiful animals in acrylics in a unique style that is colorful and fun too!  Check out her amazing animal art at her website, blog, and FB pages.  

An Otter Day at the Office



Thursday, September 27, 2012

My Pillows on One Kings Lane!

My toss pillows have been selected and featured on One Kings Lane......the premier leading online sales site with spectacular, hand picked selections of top-brand designer home decor, home furnishings, and one-of-a-kind interior decor and accessories.  Check em out!!

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Candied Peepers on Mocha Fudge

Candied Peepers on Mocha Fudge (on a tiny 12 x 24 canvas)  is a trio of luscious colored, chorusing spring peepers, against a smooth, nutty chocolatey fudge background!    These yummy frogs are available exclusively at Local Home & Gifts in Media, PA.  

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Lemon Lime Leopard on Poinsettia

Lemon Lime Leopard on Poinsettia, 20 x 20, is a brilliant shimmering silver leopard with tangy lemon and lime spots on a rich matte Christmas red and silver background.  This fellow is perfect for the Xmas holiday.......and available exclusively at Local Home & Gifts in Media, PA. 

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Custom Cross Stitch & Jigsaw Puzzles!

My artwork is now available as custom Jigsaw Puzzles and Cross Stitch Patterns.....there are 10 designs available at Gecko Rouge.   They make great holiday gifts!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Bison and Daisies on Desert Sage

Bison and Daisies on Desert Sage, (15 x 40 gallery wrap),  is a herd of fiery paint splashed  American Bison, one of my favorite animals.   They are resting along a desert landscape with wild daisy flowers at their feet.  The calf is a vibrant emerald green!

This original painting is available exclusively at Prairie Edge Gallery, South Dakota.   If interested......please contact (605) 342-3086.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Chocolate Raspberry Owls on Cherry Blossom

Latest commissioned painting..... Chocolate Raspberry Owls on Cherry Blossom, is a group of yummy flavored owls......for a buyer who is collecting her third painting from me.    Thank you so much Amy!!

Monday, August 27, 2012

Painted Ponies on Spiced Cinnamon

My latest commissioned painting.....for a buyer in South Dakota.....a 20x40 canvas: Painted Ponies on Spiced Cinnamon is a small band of crazy colored ponies on a dazzling bright cinnamon red background.  Thank you Anne!

Friday, August 17, 2012

South Park, San Diego, CA

I'm very excited to be selling my giclee prints at Graffiti Beach, an urban boutique shop, all the way in Southern California!   Graffiti Beach is located in a trendy historic artsy neighborhood, South Park, San Diego.  Not the South Park cartoon.....Check it out!

Graffiti Beach, San Diego, CA
Photo credit: Melanie Michaud

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Eastern Market, Washington D.C.

I will be featuring my artwork at the extremely popular fresh food market......Eastern Market in historic Capital Hill, Washington DC......Saturday, August 18th, 12.    
Don't miss it!!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

My Artwork on!!

My toss pillows are now available on AMAZON.COM in 4 custom sizes and for 8 designs!   Check them out!
Flaming Otters Toss Pillows in 4 custom sizes

Jelly Bean Giraffes Toss Pillows

Mardi Gras Octopus Toss Pillow

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Xanadu Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

I'm pleased to be represented by Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.  I will be featuring many more colorful animal art at Xanadu......soon!

Xanadu Gallery

7039 E. Main St. #101
Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Painted Ponies on Papaya Creme

Painted Ponies on Papaya Creme, 24 x 24 gallery wrap, is a black dappled mare with her bright pink, blue-eyed foal......on a golden creamy papaya yellow background.  

Custom Sized Prints Available
This original painting is available exclusively at Prairie Edge Gallery, South Dakota.  If interested......please contact (605) 342-3086. 

Monday, July 9, 2012

Brightwood Clubhouse

I am exhibiting my art at Brightwood Clubhouse in Lutherville, MD......through August 2012.  Brightwood is an upscale, gated Retirement Community and my exhibit will be in the main Clubhouse Lobby.  Check it out!  

Brightwood Clubhouse Lobby

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Spiced Snails Series 1

I LOVE snails......they're all in my fern garden......but in such dull colors......

So I painted Spiced Snails Series 1, a triptych of tiny snails (8x8 each)........except I spiced them up with gorgeous delightful colors!!

These snails are already spoken for...... but I will be painting more!   Look for tiny Spiced Snails and Slugs Series II !

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Artist Spotlight

Clara Nilles - Artist Spotlight

Recently, I was interviewed on the business aspects of my art, by is a digital online printing company from Minnesota, that produces variable data, continuous tone printing, and other custom on-demand digital work.

Check it out!  

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Rainbow Rams on Flannel

Rainbow Rams on Flannel, 30 x 30 gallery wrap, is a pair of Bighorn Rams on a grassy cliff...... in their brightest colors!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Prairie Edge Gallery

I am thrilled to be represented by Prairie Edge Gallery in South Dakota.  They will be carrying many of my current and future paintings of ponies, bison, and owls.  My prints are also available there. 
If you ever find yourself in Rapid City, SD, drop by for a look!
Prairie Edge Gallery, Rapid City, South Dakota

Monday, June 4, 2012

Artist Market at Olney, MD

A BIG thank you to all the folks who came out to my tent at the Olney Artist & Farmer's Market last weekend.    I met so many wonderful people.....enjoyed talking to everyone!

I received so much good feedback and seeing folks who loved my crazy colored animals.  The weather was perfect, the band was nearby, and I had a fabulous time!

Please check my Market Schedule for the remainder of the year on my blog:

All set up..... ready to go!

My art cabana!

Video from Olney Farmer's Market. Credit: Doug Terry

Monday, May 28, 2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Bison and Poppies on Lavender Skies

My latest commissioned painting, a 20x40 gallery wrap:  Bison and Poppies on Lavender Skies is a herd of gorgeous colored American Bison, one of my favorite animals to paint.   They are traveling along a lush landscape with profusion of poppy & wildflowers at their feet.  There is also a light turquoise-green baby calf!  

 Thanks so much.........Gail and John!!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Art Show in Pennsylvania

Artist " Meet & Greet" at Local Home & Gifts, a unique Home Decor Boutique currently representing my work, in Historic Media, PA.   Met lots if new and interesting folks......a big thanks to Monica, boutique owner!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Pink Penguin Plunge on Bluegrass

My latest commissioned painting, a 22x28 gallery wrap:  Pink Penguin Plunge on Bluegrass is a group of flamboyant jazzy pink penguins crowding on an iceberg and plunging into a deep sea of bluegrass green!  

This was a FUN painting.....thank you Melanie!!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

13.5% Wine Bar Exhibit

I am exhibiting at the hip, cool, 13.5% Wine Bar in Hampden, Baltimore in May 2012. 
Come check out my artwork, eat tapas, and sip wine too!  

Monday, April 16, 2012

Olney Farmers Market

I was invited to be part of the Olney Farmers and Artists Market in northern Montgomery County, MD.  There will be fresh produce, fresh meats and seafood, baked goods, natural honey, jams, flowers and plants, organic goods, and of course awesome artwork!!

Opening day for the festivities is on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13th.  Check out more information at:

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Margarita Otters on Melon

Margarita Otters on Melon, 22 x 28, is a family portrait of cool otters who remind me of a tall glass of tangy limey margarita, on a fresh spring melon background......ready for Spring!

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Jeweled Octopus on Tangerine Cream

A dazzling colored octopus flushing all colors of the rainbow.........on a fire orange gradient background, this painting is 15x40 gallery wrapped.