In My Dreams
Oil on canvas. 30" x 48" unframed. 2017.
“ Could wildlife from Alaska, Vietnam, Florida and my own collection of cats ever sit together for a painting?
Probably not, but they can share a scene that I can imagine. I added my husband for good measure, catching him characteristically immersed in taking a picture as a grizzly bear threatens. The other life in this large painting includes my cat Sebastian, a water buffalo I rode through a rice paddy in Vietnam (narrowly missing falling off), a friendly goat, and some other beasts, large and small, sighted in Alaska or Florida, or simply imagined by me. That’s why I included a few Amanita Muscaria mushrooms – they are reportedly hallucinogenic..”
Arizona Artist: Marie Provine.
On view at Grotto Gallery "Walking on Sunshine" exhibit which runs through September 27th, 2018 in downtown Tempe, Arizona.