Abstract Art Show Carrie MaKenna ©1981-2009

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Abstract Art Show Carrie MaKenna ©1981-2009

  1. 1. Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration
  2. 2. Thanks for taking a look. This portfolio covers nearly 30 years of art-making by one artist. Please enjoy. Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. Zen Garden Series japanese and zen gardens of raked sand and borrowed landscape inspired these sculpted acrylic reliefs Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Blue Branches - Acrylic, 2009
  5. 5. Branches and Water - Acrylic, 2009
  6. 6. Running Stream - Acrylic, 2009
  7. 7. Stoney Brook - Acrylic, 2009
  8. 8. Crane’s View - Acrylic, 2009
  9. 9. Buddha and Bodhisattvas - Acrylic, 2009
  10. 10. Raked Zen Garden - Acrylic, 2009
  11. 11. Seed Series inspired by the idea that what is occurring underground is just as significant as what is seen above Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  12. 12. Seed Shoot - Acrylic, 2008
  13. 13. Seed Nucleus - Acrylic, 2008
  14. 14. Black & Tan Series inspired by the classic look of a black business suit against blonde wood Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  15. 15. Black & Tan #4 - Acrylic, 2003
  16. 16. Black & Tan #27 - Acrylic, 2003
  17. 17. Visual Journal Abstract Series acrylic paintings based on journal graphics done in oil pastel which led to my 16 color palette Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  18. 18. Black ArtHouse - Acrylic, 2003
  19. 19. Arising Potential - Acrylic, 2000
  20. 20. Compassion - Acrylic, 2000
  21. 21. Opening on the Horizon - Acrylic, 2000
  22. 22. Places and Spaces Series quick graphic journal images in oil pastel directly on the page from memory of a place I’d seen or imagined Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  23. 23. Blue Hill - Oil Pastel, 2008
  24. 24. Cloudscape - Oil Pastel, 2008
  25. 25. Canyonscape - Oil Pastel, 2007
  26. 26. Angled Landscape - Oil Pastel, 2005
  27. 27. Graphic Journal Series quick oil pastel expressions directly on the wire bound journal page (about 20 - 30 minutes each) Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  28. 28. Flexible Yet Strong - Oil Pastel, 1997
  29. 29. Interconnected Elements - Oil Pastel, 2006
  30. 30. Van Gogh’s Sunflowers - Oil Pastel, 2007
  31. 31. Channels of Connectivity - Oil Pastel, 2008
  32. 32. How Do I Begin to Tell the Story - Oil Pastel, 2008
  33. 33. Calming Space - Oil Pastel, 2008
  34. 34. Process Painting Series quick direct expression using tempera paint on paper (about 20 minutes each) Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  35. 35. Hope - Tempera, 1997
  36. 36. Encouragement - Tempera, 1997
  37. 37. Light Emerging - Tempera, 1997
  38. 38. Remorse - Tempera, 1997
  39. 39. Five Energy Globes - Tempera, 1997
  40. 40. Statement of Becoming - Tempera, 1997
  41. 41. Nature Abstractions Series inspired by studies with Native American teachers Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved
  42. 42. Ocean Sun - Tempera, 1995
  43. 43. Sun Day - Tempera, 1995
  44. 44. River Run - Tempera, 1995
  45. 45. Energy Pool - Tempera, 1995
  46. 46. You’ve Made It! Thank you for sticking with it to the bitter end. Carrie MaKenna, MA Anam Cara Living Arts Alternative Arts and Inspiration Denver Colorado ©1981-2010 All Rights Reserved

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