Design and pattern is found within this piece. I used repetitive patterns and shapes that i created with dots and hearts. Depth in the patterns are created by the overlapping of my decorative design. A playful movement is incorporated throughout. This work is filled with thin layers of acrylic green and red shades of paint. This is my interpretation of love and beauty in a bird .

- Colette Wirz Nauke

The Heart of a Bird

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Finished white edges
Ready to hang

Signed on front

12" h x 9" w x .5" d
1 lbs. 0 oz.



Colette Wirz Nauke
New York, New York

Getting to Know Colette

Colette Wirz Nauke gathers inspiration from her surroundings and memories and fuses them with her imagination. She has been greatly influenced by Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, especially techniques used by Monet, Cezanne and Bonnard. She tries to use similar approaches in her own work. Colette spends her summer traveling throughout the US and abroad in search of her next muse. When she's not painting, she enjoys visiting art museums and going to parks in search of cherry blossoms in bloom. She currently lives in New York.