hearts lifted

"hearts lifted" 8" x 10" — SOLD
“hearts lifted” 8″ x 10″ — SOLD

This painting was built on a fascination I developed with “what lies beyond the tree line” while skiing last season.

It can look like air, water, earth —

And even fire —

At different times and from different angles.

While painting this I felt called to pick up the red and place a bold heart shape on the mountain rim.  From there, points of fire sprung up —

Hearts gathering to kneel at the base the great Heart.  It seemed right to make the cloud cover live in between the tree line and the ridge —

And then the sun, like breath, fills and lights both what is seen —

And unseen.

Author: Julie Ann Stevens

My art flows from the patterns & paths of my lived experience which ⏤ like yours ⏤ are at once deeply personal and entirely universal.

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