Kinnick Stadium

KinnickStadium2

 

A friend asked me to donate a painting to a children’s cancer charity. The charity is based in Iowa and holds an annual gala with a silent auction. They auction off a lot of University of Iowa and Iowa State sports memorabilia. Here’s what I came up with.

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Spring, The Lagoons

Spring

And the fourth in my seasonal series. The lagoons in my hometown where the trees blossom in spring and the ducks and geese wait for people to toss them bread.

 

Fall, Market Street Bridge

Fall - market street bridge

Summer, Central Park, Ottumwa

Summer - ottumwa central park

This is a painting of a park in the downtown of the town I grew up in, Ottumwa, Iowa. I’m hoping to do a series of four paintings based on the four seasons and featuring landmarks from around town.

By the way, this painting was inspired by a great photo I found on Flickr:

Downtown Ottumwa

I encourage you to check out Kate’s other work, she’s got a great eye.

My Hometown

Ottumwadowntown

This is a loose, impressionistic take on the town I grew up in, Ottumwa, Iowa.

Rural Sunrise

Drawing inspiration from my childhood home.

 

Iowa Landscape

A tribute to the place I grew up.