Original art for sale at UGallery.com | A Walk in the Woods by Mark Risius | $7,525 | acrylic painting | 36' h x 48' w | ..\art\acrylic-painting-A-Walk-in-the-Woods

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A Walk in the Woods

Mark Risius
Ugallery 5345192256 UGallery

Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas New

Painting wraps around edges

Varnished and Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on back

2020

36" h x 48" w x 3" d |26 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $7,525

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"Walking in the woods surrounded by towering redwood trees is a magical and humbling experience," says artist Mark Risius. "As tall as those trees are, there are vast hidden systems of roots supporting them all, reminding us that our foundations are much deeper and stronger than we realize."

Part of Mark's Woven collection, made from several larger paintings cut into strips and woven over a hand-built wood frame. The piece features custom hanging hardware that allows it to be rotated to any position with ease.

As a musician as well as a painter, Mark likes to suggest a song pairing for each piece: "A Walk in the Woods is best paired with Buddhist monks chanting OM in a gothic cathedral."

Mark Risius

Boulder, Colorado

Artist Mark Risius begins by painting one or multiple abstract pieces, and then he cuts the artwork into strips. To form the final geometric composition, he weaves the canvas pieces together. Mark showed an interest in the arts from a young age and played drums in a garage band in high school. During his senior year, he picked up his first paintbrush, creating an image of a red rose for his girlfriend at the time. Mark continued with music into his early twenties before starting a series of oil paintings on sandstone, which blossomed into an art career. Today, Mark still plays a lot of music - mainly acoustic guitar - and also writes poetry and performs improv comedy. "Creativity has been a beacon of hope for me that helped get me through my earlier years of depression," he confides. To spur his creativity, Mark's home includes two art studios, a music studio and a photography studio. When he's not working, he enjoys hiking and cycling around his home in Boulder, Colorado.

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