Freedom is the recognition of necessity. Friedrich Engels Wow…2020? Who knew? It’s a hot mess, for sure. We are all living through the events of this year, so I won’t bother to recount, or document this current moment reality. Because, like, you know, right? We have spent the entire year in, well…..what now, mode. The artwork continued and we ended up with a whole lot of finished work that’s even been copyrighted. Our first completed
quote in the title: W.H. Auden Sometimes, poetry is the only way to describe, explain, distort and contort my present moments of now-ness. At 12 years old I started bleeding with the moonand beating up boys who dreamed of becoming astronauts.I fought with my knuckles white as stars,and left bruises the shape of Salem.There are things we know by heart,and things we don’t. At 13 my friend Jen tried to teach me how to blow
quote in title: Apollonius of Tyana New artwork – A New Day- Simplicity series #5 48″ x 48″ x 2″ oils HAWA 2020 Alleyvision We did it! We finished this monster of a work! lol It was so complicated, for being in the simplicity series. Just like us to take it to the next level. We spent over a month and 150 hours painting this one. We don’t have too much to say about it,
“You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.” Woodrow Wilson Canyon 48″ x 48″ x 2″ oils on. museum grade canvas painted sides, needs no frame, ready to hang Free shipping inside the USA Locals can view in person by appointment and enjoy free delivery within the PDX Metro area Canyon
“Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.” ~Auguste Rodin Contemplation This work started as a way for me to continue the lessons learned in “Water Dancer“. This work had no original drawing, it was all done spontaneously, in a stream of consciousness. Scale was not considered, I wasn’t interested in reality, just the gentle push of,
Happy Day 36″ x 48″ x 2″ Oils on museum grade canvas HAWA 2020 Ready to hang with painted sides Locals can view in person by appointment in the #PDXGarageGallery, free delivery in the PDX metro area is available. Free shipping inside the USA Happy Day is another in the Simplicity series, we love the way they come to life on the canvas. The cheerful sun rays, peeking over the mountains and hills, rich with
The Simplicity Collection is our newest body of work and we are so excited to share it with you.
10 large format, abstract landscapes, done in oils.
30 Original poems
10 creation videos (super fun)
Over an hour of entertainment!
We miss seeing everyone in person and hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy.
We put together this virtual gallery so that everyone can see the works and enjoy the show from the safest place on earth right now, our couches.
We love you and are so grateful for your support and love. Stay safe and enjoy the show.
Your friends in the arts,
Heather & Bill Alley