Canoe Presents 6"x6" mixed media

This abstract is one I made for myself. I like the round shapes of artist Mareva Millarc (http://marevamillarc.com/) who is an accomplished abstract artist and generally great person. She is married to Peter Huntoon (http://www.peterhuntoon.com/) who is a successful watercolorist who has a unique style. They are two of my favorite Vermont artists. I wanted to give a nod to Mareva for her inspiration so I looked up her name and in Tahitian it means, "canoes bringing presents from island to island." This is interesting but too long, so I shortened it to "Canoe Presents." Mareva is not Tahitian, so her name I suppose is a French combination of Marie and Eva which is lovely.

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Christine Holzschuh

About Christine Holzschuh

I am a self taught artist who has been influenced by the following people:  my mom (June Hovekamp Osgood), Sean Dye, Jane Neroni, Karin Jurick, Carol Marine, and Qiang Huang.  I am painting daily now after a career in education.  Art is my passion and I am learning every day.

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