Yesterday’s Daily Painting, Complete with Moth-wing

“Color Mini 2014-003″ Oil on canvas 6″ x 6” © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

This was sort of a throw-away, trying to use up the mixed paint on my palette from another painting I’m working on this week, and painted on an old unsuccessful canvas from last year, scraped and…

Getting Back in the Swing of Things

"Color Mini 2014-002" Oil on canvas 6" x 6" © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

Getting back in the swing of things, I think (and it feels SO good!). Here's #2 for the year.

Painting is Better Than Just About Anything

“Color Mini 2014-001″ Oil on canvas 6″ x 6” © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

I haven’t been this happy in about 6 months! Painting is better than just about anything. And I’m pretty happy with everything else, yet almost all the rest of it just does NOT compare!

I…

Review of Scott Barber Selected Works 1995-2005

Scott Barber Selected Works 1995-2005 by Scott Barber

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I just finished rereading the two essays in this exhibition catalog of the work of Scott Barber, a Dallas painter whose work I first saw — and fell in love with — at the Galveston Arts…

Touring the East Austin Studio Tour 2013: The Art Post

Our visit to the ArtPost on day one of the 2014 East Austin Studio Tour, with a few photos, recommendations, links, and highlights.

Three Recent Small Works on Paper

Exploring some squiggly lines in 12x12 inch watercolor paintings. “Sploosh!” Watercolor with mixed media on watercolor paper 12″ x 12″ © 2013 Marilyn Fenn

Sold via Zatista on Amazon

This little work on paper is on its way to its new home in New York City. Many thanks to my new collector!
Sold through Zatista on Amazon; my first sale on Amazon.
Not-So-Daily Painting 2012-005
Mixed Media on Paper
6.0”h x 5.75”w
© 2012 Marilyn Fenn

Art Crits

I had a great crit with artist friends yesterday.  There are 3 of us who have been meeting every few months for several years, but we hadn’t been able to meet in about a year-and-a-half.  It was so wonderful to get together again and see the major strides…

Sold Four Little Paintings via Zatista

Woo-hoo!  I know these are going to look fabulous matted and framed and hanging together (if that is in fact what happens to them).  :D Thank you so much to my new collector in Maryland!

Cool! I’ve been featured at Design Milk!

Well, one of my paintings, actually, was featured in an article on finding modern art at the online gallery Zatista. :D
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People always make the mistake of thinking art is created for them. But really, art is a private language for sophisticates to congratulate themselves on their superiority to the rest of the world. As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance.

— Bill Watterson

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Easter Confection - Oil on canvas - 4 x 4 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Untitled (2015-008) - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 2, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 8 x 10 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Pecan Street Boogie - Oil on Canvas - 10 x 10 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn