Original art for sale at | Costa Rica Falls with Fox by Tara Zalewsky-Nease | $1,700 | oil painting | 48' h x 24' w | ..\art\oil-painting-Costa-Rica-Falls-with-Fox

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Costa Rica Falls with Fox

Tara Zalewsky-Nease
Ugallery 5345187989 UGallery

Oil painting on Stretched canvas New

Finished edges

Varnished and Ready to hang


Signed on front


48" h x 24" w x 1.5" d |7 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $1,700



Tara’s reference photo was a view of a waterfall in a lush forest in Costa Rica. She combined this with the vertical aesthetic of traditional Japanese landscape prints, and painted in her signature fox. The painting was glazed in a high gloss finish, making the rich oil colors appear wet and giving the surface an enamel like finish reminiscent of an Asian lacquered screen. The peach-orange hue of the underpainting wraps around the gallery wrapped edges.

Tara Zalewsky-Nease

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Tara Zalewsky-Nease draws on the soul of the desert to create her impressionist landscape paintings. While earning her Masters in Fine Art Painting at the University of New Mexico, she experienced the magical energy of the expansive panoramas and the timeless geography of the southwest. She hiked, journaled and captured reference photography during her time there, as well as during her trips to the Pacific Northwest, France and Japan. Two common motifs in her works are hummingbirds, which are totems of good luck, and foxes, which allude to her young son. Tara has had solo exhibitions in Sante Fe, Albuquerque and Taos. She recently built a custom backyard art studio at her home in Pittsburgh, where she paints full time. When she is not creating art, she teaches art classes at several universities and also enjoys playing the piano and spending time with her pets and family.

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