Monday, March 23, 2015

KM3007 Singing in the Sunshine by Colorado artist Kit Hevron Mahoney (16x8 landscape, floral, Crested Butte wildflowers)

This is a donation for America SCORES Denver where artists create and donate original works of art, drawing their inspiration from poetry written by third through fifth grade students in America SCORES Denver's after-school program. All artwork will be featured for auction, with all proceeds going to support programming at America SCORES Denver.
Artwork will be featured for auction at Inspired Art on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Gallery 1261 (1261 Delaware Street Denver, CO 80204)
If you are interested click here for tickets.

The painting is 16"x8" inspired from a poem written by a 3rd grader whose words are incorporated in the title.

Monday, March 9, 2015

KM3005 Lucious by Denver Colorado artist Kit Hevron Mahoney (24x36 oil, garden, poppies)

This is another commission that was painted for the new Banner Health being built in Fort Collins, CO. I am thrilled to have been commissioned to do 4 paintings for them. It is rewarding to have paintings placed where they are used to uplift.

Recently I was asked why I paint the subjects I am drawn to. After much thought I realize that my place in this world is to communicate the beauty of this world. I feel that is who I am as an artist. I have fought being a person that makes "pretty" pictures throughout my career and now realize that I want to add beauty, joy and positive energy to the world and not anything negative.

Poppy gardens and paintings are one of my signature subjects. Although we still have snow on the ground it is fun to anticipate spring being right around the corner here in Denver and all those poppies are getting ready for another season to inspire.

Monday, March 2, 2015

KMD2995 Quick Stop by Colorado contemporary artist Kit Hevron Mahoney (5x7 oil chipmunk, animal)

How did Monday and March come around so fast? Posted here is a little chipmunk I photographed last July in the town of Gothic, outside of Crested Butte, Colorado. We were there to photographing the amazing blankets of wildflowers that cover the hills there. During a lunch break in Gothic I had to photograph this energetic little guy as he scampered around our picnic area. It is a challenge to stop action on these quick little critters who are fun to share the mountains with.

5”x7” original oil unframed
$125 + $10 shipping and handling

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