Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Soft Surroundings by Elizabeth Rickert | $475 | oil painting | 9' h x 12' w | ..\art\oil-painting-Soft-Surroundings

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Soft Surroundings

Elizabeth Rickert

Oil painting on Masonite board

Painting wraps around edges

Varnished and Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2019

9 " h x 12 " w x .75 " d |1 lbs. 0 oz.

$475

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Part of Elizabeth's ongoing series of warm, inviting and gently illuminated birds' nests. Elizabeth says that this nest, which was given to her by a friend, has the lightest, softest fluff that she has ever seen. "Birds weave down spiderwebs into their nests for warmth and comfort," she explains of the glowing, gossamer tufts.

Elizabeth Rickert

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Growing up along the picturesque marshes of Maryland's Eastern Shore, artist Elizabeth Rickert developed a lifelong interest in capturing the harmony and beauty in nature. She seeks out new subject matter with travel, developing different working methods for each new series. Her ethereal birds' nests are painted from life while her glowing flax plant paintings come together from lots of reference photographs and detailed drawings. Elizabeth started her art career as a sculptor, which deeply influences the way she approaches forms and the effects of light. "Every subject in my paintings has a dimensional aspect," explains Elizabeth, "each containing a depth which you can just crawl into and get lost." In her free time, Elizabeth finds peace and inspiration in both nature and cooking. Her artwork has been showcased in The Boston Globe and American Art Collector magazines. Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Towson University in Maryland.

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Elizabeth Rickert 4/29/2020 | 11:21 AM

I am excited to be an artist with UGallery. I have been painting for almost 50 years and have developed several different series, many of which are displayed here. I hope you enjoy looking. Elizabeth

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