Montgomery Art Association

Creative Expressions 2020: Still Life

Works are shown alphabetically by artist's last name, and award winners in the category are marked. Please click on the artist's name to see their profile.


1st place
Rainbow Chocolates

Oil on Canvas
10 x 10" 
$365

I have been yearning for these delectable and gorgeous chocolates for years. Finally, this year, I ordered some for myself (and my family) for Valentine's Day. I couldn't wait to paint (then devour) these treats! Savor the sweet life!


Twilight Glow 
Acrylic on Canvas
14 x 11"
$375

This painting is based on a photo I took of a vase of pretty white flowers that were practically glowing in beauty. I just had to capture it in a painting. I kept the background dark to emphasize the flowers and give it a classic feel.


Pink Blossoms 
Watercolor
27 x 23"
$675

Waking up to the sight of the pink blossoms is quite a delight, an inspiration to paint.


Day's Promise 
Oil on Canvas
11 x 14"
$400

Walking along a dock in Cape Cod,  I was awed by the colors and shapes of the buoys the fishermen use. It was early in the morning so I titled this piece, "Day's Promise." 


Still Life Orchids
Oil on Linen Panel
14 x 11"
$350

I love to paint flowers. These orchids were a Valentine's Day gift from my husband.


Mediterranean Courtyard
Oil
17 x 21"
$800

While strolling through a narrow Mediterranean ally, the lighting and the atmospheric warmth in this courtyard caught my eyes and I had to paint it.


Hibiscus
Pastel
12 x 15"
$300

I just wanted to try something different from the calm landscapes that I usually paint; and I wanted something cheerful.


3rd place
Conduit 

Oil on Canvas
17 x 21"
$480

I can feel the transmission of power through the raw pipes.


2nd place
Anxiety

Gouache
16 x 20"
$400

Pandemic anxiety expressed by Picasso's Weeping Woman, a lantern sans candle, a knife, and a skull sculpture. I painted this to express the anxiety of a world turned upside down.


Honorable mention
Golden Afternoon

Oil on Canvas

20 x 20"

$1,350


The flower garden in 'Alice in Wonderland' is an idyllic place. This painting is a portrait of a beautiful rose that reminds me of the talking and singing flowers of this novel and Disney movie.

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