Original art for sale at | Flowers in Vase by Gail Ragains | $500 | mixed media artwork | 15' h x 11' w | ..\art\mixed-media-artwork-Flowers-in-Vase

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Flowers in Vase

Gail Ragains
Ugallery 5345198157 UGallery

Acrylic paint and paper collage on Wood New

Finished black edges

Varnished and Ready to hang


Signed on front and back


15" h x 11" w x 1.5" d |1 lbs. 5 oz.

In stock $500



Old collaged artwork, drawings, and papers constitute an entirely new still-life of a vase with three abstracted flowers. Artist Gail Ragains breathes new soul into a textural cubic piece. She captures a loose and easy feel with muted colors and faint representation. The re-imagined work packs a punch with Gail's experimental mixed-media approaches.

Gail Ragains

Redwood City, California

Artist Gail Ragains paints abstract figurative works defined by strong color combinations and intuitive mark-making. "I approach each creative process as an open-ended improvisation," says Gail. "It is an evolving journey without preconceived plans for a predictable outcome. I react to the materials at hand, stripping away the non-essentials to give a loose interpretation of form, movement, and human expression." Inspired by the physical gestures and emotions of people, the human figure dominates Gail's art. As a young person, Gail was active in dance, ice skating, and gymnastics and competed in triathlons in her 20s. While pursuing a career as a massage therapist for 25 years, Gail simultaneously attended art classes through community colleges, the local Art League, and workshops with artists she admires. Having lived in California her entire life, Gail is influenced by the California colors—golden hills, clear blue skies, swimsuits, and swimming pools. Today, her studio is in her backyard just a few steps away from the home she shares with her husband. “In this workspace, I have everything I need. Good light, music, fresh air, and my studio mate, Sadie, the cutest 14 lb. mixed-breed rescue pup.”

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