Artist Barbara Sheehan

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"Me, the Moon and the Sea"
oil on canvas - 24 x 36 inches
The 25th anniversary of the Hubble Telescope rekindled my artistic expression. I am 72 and painted and sculpted for many years. In January of 2015, looking at the Hubble images on my computer, I was inspired to paint my own interpretation of the exquisite beauty of outer space. My series of canvases which I title "Nebula" are in oil. I blend my colors to capture the translucency of the nebula clouds and gases. My paintings, to my way of thinking, mirror my experience in art.  I see Hubble's images as part of the greater Space Odyssey.  Over the years, I have worked in various art forms, the composite of which is my odyssey, which is far from over.  I have completed 13 paintings of space art, which gives me great joy.  The whole process is a journey, not a destination, an art odyssey.
Berthold Smutzhart, Corcoran School of Art: sculpture and drawing
Mirella Belshe, Gretta Bader, Torpedo Factory: sculpture
Patrick Kirwin, Torpedo Factory: Trompe-l'oeil
Gail Meincke, Pelican Bay: Oil painting
Corcoran School of Art – Swiss Embassy
Torpedo Factory
Pelican Bay Community Center
Naples Art Association
On Line:
Nebula Art by Barbara Sheehan - Facebook
Hubble Space Telescope - Facebook, has chosen to publish photos of my paintings, December 18th, 2015, February 5th and 19th, 2016

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