While many “safer-at-home” orders remain in effect, here’s a rose-filled view – a virtual bouquet.
George Herzog, Bird and Roses, 1887, oil on wood panel
Working from home, I employ a coping strategy suggested by many mental health specialists – distraction. I imagine art I wish to experience in person in a gallery and think especially of the Woodson Art Museum’s collection.
Here’s my avian-inspired interpretation of “quarantine” via the Museum collection and specifically artworks that were acquired from Birds in Art exhibitions over many years.
Rachelle Siegrist, The Pigeon Hole, 2007, opaque watercolor on Claybord
Sean Murtha, Periwinkle Flats, 2014, oil on canvas
My Quarantine “Hairdo”
Harro Maass, Dancing Bateleur, 1997, gouache on hardboard
Owen J. Gromme, Marsh Hawks in Spring – Food Transfer, 1968, oil on canvas.
S.V. Medaris, Chicken Pot Pie, 2015, hand-colored linocut on Arches cover
Sharing Images that Make You Smile
Mary Cornish, The Contender, 2009, oil on linen on board
Quarantine Is Lifted
John C. Pitcher, Peacefulness, 2018, acrylic on hardboard
For more online options, visit the Woodson Art Museum website, our YouTube channel, and social media channels, filled with pleasant distractions worth sharing now and anytime.