Tulip Fresco series

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Client: New Editions Gallery

Location: Lexington, KY, United States

Completion date: 2012

Project Team

Artist

Helene Steene

Art Consultant

Frankie York

New Editions Gallery

Overview

These 8 panels can be arranged in several different fashions. As four individual pieces with two panels each with tulips at top, or tulip at bottom. Also linear as a group. Each panel is 24×24 inches, oil and charcoal pencil on a marble dust fresco surface, as well as metal on wood.

Goals

Artist's desire to incorporate flowers in a different way using her traditional materials, i.e. oil glazes, marble dust and metal on wood.

Process

These pieces were displayed at the Taubman Museum in Roanoke, Va, as well as New Editions Gallery in Lexington where they sold as pairs.

Additional Information

Being a gardener, it is always a nice challenge to convey the natural beauty in different ways.