'Paris Collection'

FINALLY the Big Reveal of my "Top Secret" project! A 'Paris Theme' collection for my Artist in Residencey show at the Paper Birch Landing Gallery in North, KCMO. This theme was inspired by my trip to Paris in 2017 & each piece in the collection is unique- based on something I either saw, experienced, learned or felt while I was in Paris.

"Cats in Paris"


"Cats in Paris" is a 16x20 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents two cats in love on a balcony in Paris gazing at the Eiffel Tower, just before sunset. It was inspired by- Haley's love for cats & Paris, the movie Aristocats & a postcard she purchased in Paris. The cat on the left is a male & the cat on the right is a female. Their tails are wrapped together to form a heart. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of love, hope, calm & wonder. 

"Wine on the Balcony"


"Wine on the Balcony" is a 16x20 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents a wine bottle, glass, grapes & cheese being enjoyed on a balcony in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower. It was inspired by- the many balcony's Haley saw in Paris & the many wine bottles she saw at the restaurants in Paris while people enjoyed wine with their food. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of sophistication, leisure & relaxation. Original SOLD!! Prints are available.

 

"Paris Window"


"Paris Window" is a 16x20 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents a vintage high rise apartment building in Paris & a window with a balcony drapped with flowers. It was inspired by all the beautiful balcony windows with flowers Haley saw in Paris & the detailed craftsmanship of the architecture on many buildings in Paris. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of peace, beauty & the romantic feel of Paris. 


"Eiffel Tower"


"Eiffel Tower" is a 16x20 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents the Eiffel Tower surrounded by a daytime sky with swirling clouds, bushes with flowers in the distance & overhanging flowers closer to the viewer’s eye. It was inspired by- a pink Eiffel Tower statue Haley purchased at a gift shop in Paris & her amazement of how big the Eiffel Tower is! Along with the discovery of the beautiful flowers around the Eiffel Tower & on the streets of Paris. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of beauty, power & amazement. 

 

"Coffee in Paris"


"Coffee in Paris" is a 12x12 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents a coffee cup on a table with a view of the Eiffel Tower. It was inspired by- the many Coffee Shops Haley saw in Paris, the association of people enjoying coffee in Paris & observing my coffee cup on the table of our balcony in Paris. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of comfort, relaxation & enjoyment.

"Rainy Day in Paris"


"Rainy Day in Paris" is a 12x12 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents Haley in Paris! On a street holding an umbrella on a cloudy rainy day with the Eiffel Tower in the background. It was inspired by- a picture I took of Haley in Paris! This is an actual silhouette of Haley- made from a template of that photo. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of hope & enlightenment on gloomy days. Original SOLD!! 

 

"Wine Bottle"


"Wine Bottle" is a 7x14 textured acrylic painting on half inch thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents a wine bottle with a heart on the label surrounded by a simplistic contrasting background. It was inspired by- all the wine bottles Haley saw in Paris, her knowledge that Parisians prefer wine over beer & Parisian decor is often simplistic in nature. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of simplicity, freedom & happiness with a care free attitude.

"Sunset in Paris"


"Sunset in Paris" is a 7x14 textured acrylic painting on half inch thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents the Eiffel Tower at sunset with bushes of flowers. 
It was inspired by- all the amazing views of the sky Haley experienced in Paris. She noticed the sky was always changing & Haley was amazed how much more beautiful the sky appears in Paris than it does back home. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of intregue, wonder & peace.

 

"Love for Paris"


"Love for Paris" is a 12x12 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents different shades of pink hearts with some connected together & the word Paris written in fancy lettering. It was inspired by- the love the world has for Paris, the love Haley felt in Paris, the fancy admitatitys Paris offers & the locks of love connected to each other on bridges & other landmarks in Paris. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of love, joy, peace & togetherness.

"I Heart Paris"


"I Heart Paris" is a 12x12 textured acrylic painting on 1.5" thick gallery wrapped canvas. It represents a big red heart with a contrasting pink background & the word Paris written in fancy lettering. It was inspired by- the love Haley has for Paris, the fond memories she has in her heart from our trip & her desire to go back to Paris. Haley's thought with this painting was to invoke emotions of love, desire & memories.

 

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