Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A show at Beacon Hill

I'm pleased to display 10 of my paintings for 6 weeks at Beacon Hill, a Grand Rapids retirement community.

Saturday, August 09, 2014

There goes summer!

I have been enjoying summer and I've enjoyed a vacation from my paint. I've been playing with fabric and quilting. Nothing to post yet, but it's fun to step into a different way of dealing with color and shape. I do it badly, and my seam ripper is well used, but it's stimulating to think things through mathematically and watch quilting tutorials. I have some ideas of things I'd like to paint, but right now the surfaces in my studio are covered with fabric.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

2014 Advent Paintings

Advent Starry Night 6, Virginia Wieringa, Acrylic 2014

Advent Starry Night 7, Virginia Wieringa, Acrylic 2014

Emerging Star 2, Virginia Wieringa, Acrylic 2014

Emerging Star 3, Virginia Wieringa, Acrylic 2014
This series began ten years ago. These paintings were started last December but my interest waned as we got into January. I have two Advent shows scheduled in churches in December 2014 and wanted to make sure these would be finished. Now on to other things...

Saturday, June 21, 2014


MORNING SAIL Virginia Wieringa, Mixed media 2014

I just delivered this summery painted tissue collage to Fernwood 1891 in Fennville. Maybe someone will buy it as a summer momento!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Celestial Timing #5

This piece has been coming across my table for more than a year. It gets changed a little every time. There's something I really like about it, and something that's really bugged me about it. It's called 'Celestial Timing #5' and I think it might be done.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Faraway Farm

Faraway Farm
This 18" x 36" Acrylic was done as a gift for the 50th anniversary of the people who live here. I enjoyed a tour of the horse ranch as I took photos for reference. Lovely people in a  lovely place. Congratulations!

(Oh, my favorite part is the horse along the left fence.)

Thursday, May 22, 2014

F.A.R.M. exhibit in Lowell this summer

Allegan Fields 2- Acrylic, 2011, Virginia Wieringa

Rural Route 3- Acrylic, 2011, Virginia Wieringa
These two pieces will be included in the F.A.R.M. show at Lowell Arts http://www.lowellartsmi.org/#!farm-exhibition/c11tn this summer.