A few months after visiting Craggy Bald I decided to do a painting of the white trunk tree in the meadow that had initially caught my attention. I love how the delicate branches and flowers of the tree form an intricate design against a clear blue sky and how the white bark of the tree stands out from the rhododendron bushes behind it. I think of this painting as a “preface painting”, an introduction to the coming Woven Existences series.
Preface to Woven Existences. Oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches.
Annette Bartlett-Golden paints a wide range of subjects from landscapes to animals and makes abstract works with paper. Using vibrant colors, she imparts a sense of immediacy, vivacity and optimism to her paintings and paper collages.