Original art for sale at | That's a Lot of Bull by Heather Foster | $8,000 | acrylic painting | 40' h x 72' w | ..\art\acrylic-painting-That-s-a-Lot-of-Bull

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That's a Lot of Bull

Heather Foster
Ugallery 5345192736 UGallery

Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas New

Finished black edges

Ready to hang


Signed on front and back


40" h x 72" w x 1.5" d |13 lbs. 4 oz.

In stock $8,000



"This is a rodeo bull, a true athlete in his world, enjoying the New Mexico sun on his back before the evening events," explains artist Heather Foster. "The paint was applied with varying levels of resolution. Some places have finer resolution and detail, compared to other areas - his back and the background - have loose gestural marks. This is linked in a way to other recent paintings in that it became a study in how many colors could be found in what the mind perceives as white." Part of Heather's Rodeo series capturing the personality and strength of these great creatures.

Heather Foster

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Artist Heather Foster captures an enduring image of the West. She paints the dramatic landscapes and stalwart animals she encounters on her adventures to ranches and rodeos. Heather says she has always known she wanted to be an artist. As a child, she spent her weekends and summers riding the bus into Philadelphia to attend art classes at Philadelphia College of Art, Moore College of Art, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Over the years, she's moved around the country quite a bit and done many jobs - everything from driving a pedicab (a giant tricycle that transports passengers) to art restoration and conservation (for one project, she unstretched and then restretched a $17 million painting that would not fit through the door of the buyer's house). The one constant though, no matter where she lived or what side jobs she held, she always made space and time to paint. Today, she works from a home studio in Santa Fe, painting from thousands of reference photographs she shoots on her travels. Her artwork has been featured in the magazines Southwest Art, American Art Collector, and Western Art Collector, and published in the books Art Journey New Mexico and The Book of the Horse.

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T Grauer purchased this artwork. style="color: #000000;"8/8/2021 | 6:53 PM

We are in love with this painting! The story behind “Say Cheese” is so endearing. The color and artistry is incredible. Thank you for placing your art on UGallery so that we could find it and experience the beauty!


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