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Evensong and more art by Heather Bergstrom

Evensong
18 x 24 inch (h x w)
USD 519
Acrylic paint
for sale

Evensong 18" x 24" HB Acrylic on Stretched Canvas Artist: Heather Bergstrom Serenity is the feeling this painting evokes. Is the woman on the boat listening to the night sounds of the lake and shore? Perhaps she is lost in sweet memories or meditative prayer. The artist knows her inspiration and interpretation, but leaves room for the viewer's imagination to draw them in to this colorful, yet peaceful work. Unframed. Ready to hang.

My art is an expression of the joy and wonder I experience as I go through my personal journey in life. I often choose to paint or draw poignant scenes which translate to archetypal feelings of contentment, nostalgia, and/or joie de vivre for the viewer. My inspiration comes from childhood memories, nature, history; just about anything that exudes positive emotions, or simply piques my curiosity. To quote Henri Matisse, "What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter, ... for example, a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue…” (“Matisse in His Own Words.” Quotes by Henri Matisse, www.henri-matisse.net/quotes.html.).

I especially enjoy creating art that tells a story. Whether I am working on a charcoal drawing or an acrylic painting, I enjoy watching the very heart and soul of my subject appear before me. I love experiencing the narrative as it changes and deepens every time I create.



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other works by Heather Bergstrom

A Walk on the Beach
12 x 12 inch (h x w)
Acrylic

Fishing Buddies
12 x 12 inch (h x w)
Acrylic paint

Fair Weather Friend
11 x 14 inch (h x w)
Acrylic paint

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