These abstract painting are made of dyes, which are a part of the canvas, and paints and mediums on top.  They are colors, shapes and textures. 

There's People in the City

There's People in the City

Windows to the Past

Windows to the Past

Layers going way back with a nod to Mark Rothko. Many layers of glazes. Wrapped canvas. Acrylics on procion-dyerd canvas. 30"H x 24" W. available

I See Random Acts of Beauty

I See Random Acts of Beauty

I look down a lot to navigate our world. I found that beauty is everywhere. Even twigs and leaves blown down on a wet driveway are interesting in their random patterns. Look and you will find beauty everywhere. Part of the "Precious Ground" series. Acrylics on procion-dyed canvas. 20"H x 16"W

"Deconstructed Flower"

"Deconstructed Flower"

20"H x 16"W frame in a black metal frame. Procion dyes and acrylic paint on silk noil. Flowers are a beauty of nature and get deconstructed all the time from wind, water, or man. Yet their beauty is undiminished.

Nature's Lace

Nature's Lace

16"H x 20"W. Acrylic paints on procion dyed canvas with variegated leaf. Vibrant colors with texture show a closeup of these leaves that insects also liked. Yum. Framed in a bright green metal frame. It may sound gauche, but looks pretty funtastic.

Break Out

Break Out

Procion-dyed silk. Acrylics. Textured mini. 6" x 6". sold

Into the Sunrise

Into the Sunrise

Relief-like qualities made with procion-dyed silk, acrylic paints and variegated gold leaf. Lush and shimmering. Wrapped canvas. 30"H x 24"W

Leaves in a Row

Leaves in a Row

20" x 16" acrylic paint on procion dyed canvas. Vibrant exercise using color. Tastefully framed.

It's Complicated

It's Complicated

20"H x 18" W. "It's Complicated" has many layers of dyes, paints and glazes. It is framed in a black wooden frame. Quite lovely, actually. SOLD.

Story of a Line and a Shape

Story of a Line and a Shape

15"x 30" Acrylics on dyed canvas. It's a storyboard. The line becomes a rope and captures the circles. Follow the story. Framed in a simple brown wood frame. Available.

Story of a Line and a Shape - 2

Story of a Line and a Shape - 2

15"x30" Acrylics on dyed canvas. Story of a line, which becomes a rope, and shapes, which become circles. Oh no! Some escaped. Pieces of rope and escaped balls evade the lasso. Framed in a white frame. Available.

"Wynton Marsalis and All That Jazz"

"Wynton Marsalis and All That Jazz"

Acrylic paints. 11"H x 14"W. In a beautiful, simple-but-rich mahogany frame. See the sounds, rhythm and complexity heard at a Wynton Marsalis jazz concert. SOLD.

Peaks and Valleys

Peaks and Valleys

Acrylic paints and mediums. 10"H x 8"W. Framed in a warm wood. Interpretation of the peaks and valleys, and textures, of a life.

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Mauree Childress. maureepc@gmail.com. 920-265-6311

I See Random Acts of Beauty

I look down a lot to navigate our world. I found that beauty is everywhere. Even twigs and leaves blown down on a wet driveway are interesting in their random patterns. Look and you will find beauty everywhere. Part of the "Precious Ground" series. Acrylics on procion-dyed canvas. 20"H x 16"W