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James C. Christensen - Angel with Two Faeries -  LIMITED EDITION CANVAS Published by the Greenwich Workshop


          Angel with Two Faeries
by James C. Christensen

$695.00

LIMITED EDITION CANVAS
Limited Edition of: 65
Image Size: 32"w x 24"h.
Published: October 2013


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"I have always preferred to paint angels as beautiful winged women. I strongly feel that the feminine side of human nature communicates angelic qualities- peace, encouragement, support and unconditional love-in many ways, that which we get from our mothers," explains James Christensen. "And then there are faeries. These social yet mischievous creatures commonly make fleeting and momentary promises. Some have the attention span of a newt, and I have it on good authority, and neatness may not be their forte either. Given all that, it's not so hard to imagine a social structure upon which relationships between them could be based."

Every now and then Christensen breaks out of his tight and detailed style and shows that he also knows his way around the sensuous qualities of paint. "Angel with Two Faeries" is part of the same series James created that included "Angel" (his most recent sold out fine art edition release). "Faith, Hope and Charity" and "Three Clowns" were also painted around the same time.

While "Angel with Two Faeries" may be a wonderful companion piece to "Angel," this colorful and decorative Fine Art Giclee Canvas will hang resplendently by itself. Hurry and order yours before this piece of magic disappears.




James C. Christensen
Inspired by the world’s myths, fables and tales of imagination, James C. Christensen’s work adds up to more than a beautiful - if sometimes “curious” looking work of art. Having taught art professionally for over 20 years, he thought of the world as his classroom. His hope is that through whatever he creates -- be it a porcelain, fine art print or book -- he can convey a message, inspiration or a simple laugh. He believes that teaching people to use their imagination helps us find solutions to sooth the stresses of everyday life-or get a little lift to help us keep going. In short: all things are possible when you share Christensen’s philosophy that “Believing is Seeing.” Christensen was born in 1942 and raised in Culver City, California. He studied painting at Brigham Young University and, for a while, the University of California at Los Angeles before finishing his formal education at BYU. Since then, he has had one-man shows in the West and the Northeast and his work is prized in collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. Christensen has also won all the professional art honors the World Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention can bestow, as well as multiple Chesley Awards from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists. Christensen has been designated as a “Utah Art Treasure,” one of Utah’s Top 100 Artists by the Springville Museum of Art and received the Governor’s Award for Art awarded by the Utah Arts Council recognizing the significance of Christensen’s artwork to Utah’s cultural communities. He was inducted into the U.S. Art magazine’s Hall of Fame and is an Honored Alumnus at Brigham Young University for his contributions to fine art and education. James and his wife Carole were co- chairs on the Mormon Arts Foundation. He was a frequent guest lecturer at Brigham Young University, and has also given workshops to large companies and organizations on the subject of creative thinking, including the California Art Educator’s Association, Hallmark and Intermountain Health Care.

 

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