Original Contemporary Modern Abstract Wall Art
"Hope and Decay" is an original one-of-a-kind abstract work of art, oil on wood with carving in a rectangular format 24" x 18," unframed as shown, with a black, purple, blue, grey, yellow and Pink color scheme dominating, created in 2019.
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About the Artist:
Shirley Bales, is a multi-generational painter. Shirley formally studied fine art under an accomplished forensic portrait artist and other notable illustrators from Art Center College of Design Pasadena in the 1990's. Shirley also attended workshops by acclaimed plein air painters, and exclusively painted outside for over 10 years to develop her acute color sensibility. Shirley attributes most of her technical knowledge to the Cennini Forum comprised of forerunners of the Classical Realism Movement. Shirley has participated in multiple group and solo shows winning multiple awards and accolades over the years. Her work resides in hundreds of private collections nationwide.
Shirley began painting outside in Southern California when the plein air movement first began in the 1990's. Shirley also resided in Arizona where she painted the Sonoran Desert, until her relocation to New Mexico, where she earned a bachelor's degree from University of New Mexico in Liberal Arts. Shirley has been a member of SOCAL PAPA, Tucson Plein Air Painters Society, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico, and Plein Air Artists of Colorado, where she participated in multiple group shows winning multiple awards and accolades over the years. Shirley, now a resident of Colorado Springs, paints en plein air Colorado and beyond.