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June Carey - Early Spring at Stony Creek -  LIMITED EDITION CANVAS Published by the Greenwich Workshop


          Early Spring at Stony Creek
by June Carey

$495.00

LIMITED EDITION CANVAS
Limited Edition of: 100
Image Size: 24"w x 18"h.
Published: April 2009







There´s life in everything during spring. It´s something you take in before you focus on it or truly see it. Trees, still seemingly barren of leaves, take on a pinkish cast as a million tiny buds swell towards bloom. Rivers and streams run full with the spring melt and yellow grass gives way to brilliant green. The light itself seems cast with a warmer glow, even while the nights may still hold the winter´s chill.

June Carey´s "Early Spring at Stony Creek" embraces that golden moment when we become aware that the change of season is upon us. Life is renewing. This is one of those rare images that causes the smells, sounds and feelings of a time and place to come flooding forth. The whole scene is so familiar and feels so close to home we are certain we have been here.

Like "Above Slide Ranch" or "Fall Vineyard," this Fine Art Giclee captures the essence of a single location so precisely that its allure is universal. Let some of the light of spring warm your walls all the year through.


June Carey
The little farmhouse in Pennsylvania where I grew up was always alive with singing, laughter and a love of the arts. My father, a voice instructor, introduced us to the steady flow of eccentric, larger-than-life characters found in his greatest passion – the dramatic world of the Italian opera. Aida’s rich theme always seemed to be playing in the background as I went in search of a reality I could call my own, escaping into the quiet roar of the singing crickets and song of the meadowlark. I could lose myself in the turquoise twilight magic of a summer evening or breath of sweet fields of winter wheat beneath the rising sliver of a moon. I found my true love and years later found myself longing for the beautiful fields of my childhood, where everything was the way it should be. My passion springs forth through the beauty of the fertile earth, which has always been my real teacher. I began painting full time in 1982, doing my time as a starving artist while raising my young son. I was happy to trade this tragic cliché for the happy success of sell-out gallery shows and award banquets. In 1991, I married maritime artist David Thimgan, and we thrived together. On one late summer afternoon escape, traveling to the Mendocino coast, I discovered the California wine country. I was so happy to have found a place in California that reminded me of my long lost fields of Pennsylvania. I painted my first vineyard scene in 1996 and, as time passed, this interest has taken me to the countryside of Tuscany, where I feel I probably lived in a former lifetime. My Italian opera theme song has never left my heart, and somehow life seems to have come full circle, to connect, again, the passions of my life.

 

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