FREE SHIPPING AND RETURNS!
Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Grain of Sand by Linda Shaffer | $600 | mixed media artwork | 12' h x 24' w | ..\art\mixed-media-artwork-Grain-of-Sand

Scroll over or click to zoom

Grain of Sand

Linda Shaffer
Ugallery 5345196480 UGallery

Acrylic paint, paper, monoprints, house paint, maps, and collage on Wood New

Natural wood edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front and back

2021

12" h x 24" w x 1.5" d |2 lbs. 6 oz.

In stock $600

SHIPS FREE

About
This
Artwork

Artist Linda Shaffer depicts a soaring eagle flying high above an uneven terrain of slopes and mountains. Embedding hand-printed papers, monoprints, original images, and maps collected from bits of everyday life, Linda offers a view of a vast scenery in hues of blue, teal, yellow, red, and brown. Using a paper excavation technique, Linda sands through layers of paint and paper until achieving the desired effect. "This painting was inspired by mindfulness and awareness of the opportunities that come into our lives in the most unlikely places."

Linda Shaffer

Las Vegas, Nevada

Artist Linda Shaffer creates intricately layered abstract collages based on her worldly travels. "My defining art moment was when I was eleven years old and I got to visit Van Briggle Pottery in Colorado Springs," says Linda. "I watched mesmerized as the potter working on the wheel created a beautiful piece of art as if by magic from a lump of brown wet mud. I knew someday I would create those beautiful pieces of magic." After high school, Linda became a registered nurse. On her days off, she made pottery at a local studio. As her nursing career progressed – from labor and delivery to ICU and trauma, and then college nursing – she returned to school for her bachelor’s in business administration. Every elective she chose was an art class, and she built her own clay studio. Eventually, Linda earned her master’s in public health and became a tenured college professor. She was delighted that the job allowed her to take art classes every semester, where she discovered painting and printmaking. Linda retired early from teaching and wanted to learn more about fine jewelry, so she attended the Gemological Institute of America. Since 2011, she has been working full-time as a painter and jeweler. When Linda's not making art, she enjoys golfing with a close circle of friends. She's made two hole-in-ones and plans for more.

Here's more work from Linda you may enjoy

Close

Your Cart