The Clothes HorseJennifer Ross
Acrylic paint, eggshells and paper on Stretched canvas
Painting wraps around edges
Ready to hang
11 " h x 14 " w x 1.5 " d |3 lbs. 0 oz.
A gray horse with a beautiful woven blanket. Jennifer collaged eggshells onto the surface of the canvas and then layered over with cut paper. "Working on this piece brought me back to my childhood, drawing horses and playing with paper dolls," Jennifer said.
St. Charles, Illinois
Jennifer Ross grew up surrounded by the art of her mother and grandfather. Her attempt to follow in their footsteps presented detours, however, and she ended up working in art galleries selling other's work. But her desire to paint continued to grow throughout the years. In 2008, a gift certificate to a local art store turned into an epiphany when she decided to try painting. Jennifer found inspiration in a collection of antique prints of birds' nests and eggs by the English artist, F.O. Morris, and began to create an avian series. These paintings serve as symbolic family portraits of what we all hold dear - our home and loved ones. Today, she is often commissioned to paint various colored eggs representing patrons' family members.
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I just bought "Secrets of the Nest." I love all nature, and I love to have it around me. I fell in love with your painting, looking at it, soothes my soul. Thank you for that.- C Condiotti
Jennifer I purchased "Snowbird's Nest" I received it today and just wanted to tell you I absolutely love it! It is just beautiful! More so in person! Thank you so much. I love your work.- A Lombardo