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Awakenings

Niki Gulley's avatar Niki Gulley

In “Awakenings” I wanted you to feel that child-like wonder of staring up into the treetops, mesmerized by the scene overhead. I’ve arranged the trunks in a spiral pattern so that you have the sense of laying on the ground, surrounded by the woods as they connect with the heavens above. Flowing from one season to the next, my goal is to not only show the beauty of nature, but also bring awareness to the importance of protecting our forests. Trees are the lifeblood of our planet. We are their stewards, and as such, it is up to us to ensure their survival. The ascending vortex and the seasons continuous transitioning, reminds us of the cyclical forces of life and what our place can be within it. Possibilities are endless. Relax. Contemplate. Dream. Four 36" x 36" canvases to form a 72" x 72" quadriptych Textured Mixed Media Painting on Canvas

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1.5 inches
  • Medium: Mixed media painting on canvas
  • Width: 72 inches
  • Year created: 2021
  • Height: 72 inches