Two Lemons, 20 x 16 inches

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Two Lemons
20 x 16 inches 
oil on prepared aluminum panel


A gathered collection of some of my favorite things. An old wood box found in a small town in Texas, a vintage quilt from Massachusetts, and a Japanese plate found in a thrift shop in DC. And lemons, one of my favorite fruits to paint.


Available:
$2200 USD

Please send all inquiries to contact@elizabethfloyd

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January, 36 x 24 inches

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January
36 x 24inches 
oil on linen


Something you may not know about me is that I am a gardening enthusiast. My favorite relaxing activity beyond painting is to grow flowers and to read books about flowers. The winter months were barren until I discovered all the winter bulbs you could grow. Amaryllis are now my favorite wintertime flower and I look forward to the winter season just to see my bulbs bloom.

This painting includes a white amaryllis and a dark blue vintage quilt.


This painting is currently on show at the Principle Gallery, Alexandria. 

For pricing and availability:

$7,000 USD

Principle Gallery | Alexandria
208 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
phone: 703.739.9326
info@principlegallery.com

Visit the website link to see other paintings the gallery has of mine.

Three Lemons

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Three Lemons
12 x 20 inches 
oil on linen


This is a painting from my quilt painting series. I am fascinated with the textures and colors that are found in quilts. This vintage quilt is unfortunately damaged and can no longer be used to warm a body on a cold winter night. Instead it is given a new purpose, to support and inspire the creation of paintings.


Available:
$2000 USD

Please send all inquiries to contact@elizabethfloyd

All Available Studio Paintings

Make Art Everyday 2019 :: Days 13-19

Day 13: First snow of the year. Naomi sledding

Day 13: First snow of the year. Naomi sledding

Day 14: Roasting marshmallows at the fireplace

Day 14: Roasting marshmallows at the fireplace

Day 15: Oil painting of Amaryllis “Ambiance”, 6 x 9 inches, oil on panel

Day 15: Oil painting of Amaryllis “Ambiance”, 6 x 9 inches, oil on panel

Day 16: Naomi building a house of cards

Day 16: Naomi building a house of cards

Day 17: Waiting for hamburgers at Five Guys

Day 17: Waiting for hamburgers at Five Guys

Day 18: Naomi in her ballet recital costume for 2016

Day 18: Naomi in her ballet recital costume for 2016

Day 19: A sunny day at Bethany Beach

Day 19: A sunny day at Bethany Beach

Interested in learning about this project? Visit the introduction blog post.

Make Art Everyday 2019 :: Days 6-12

Day 6: Copying from Bridgeman’s Drawing from Life Book

Day 6: Copying from Bridgeman’s Drawing from Life Book

Day 7: Oil-sketch of Amaryllis Ambiance

Day 7: Oil-sketch of Amaryllis Ambiance

Monday evening, I sliced my right thumb and had to go to the ER to get stitches. But I will not let it stop my consistent march towards creating art everyday this year.

Day 8: Watercolor sketch of my right thumb in a splint :(

Day 8: Watercolor sketch of my right thumb in a splint :(

Day 9: Watercolor sketch of Amaryllis Ambiance using my left hand.

Day 9: Watercolor sketch of Amaryllis Ambiance using my left hand.

Day 10: Naomi in Pink - left-handed drawing

Day 10: Naomi in Pink - left-handed drawing

Day 11: Naomi at Bethany Beach - left handed drawing

Day 11: Naomi at Bethany Beach - left handed drawing

Day 12: Naomi at Tennis Practice - back to right handed drawing

Day 12: Naomi at Tennis Practice - back to right handed drawing

Interested in learning about this project? Visit the introduction blog post.

Pink Pajamas

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Pink Pajamas
48 x 32 inches 
oil on linen

This painting was inspired totally by my daughter Naomi. She had asked for a blue quilt because in late 2014, blue was her favorite color (today it is purple).  In early 2015 I began to piece it, Naomi even helped with some of the machine sewing.

My goal with this painting was to capture Naomi’s essence on a lazy morning. The kind when it’s bright and sunny outside, however you’re having so much fun hanging out inside that the thought of changing out of your PJs just seems like too much effort. I am happy with how this painting turned out.


EXHIBITION HISTORY:

82nd National Midyear Show, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH - Awarded Honorable Mention
10th Annual Expressions Portrait Competition and Exhibition, Artspace Herndon, Herndon, VA - Awarded 2nd Place


For pricing and availability:

Please send all inquiries to contact@elizabethfloyd

All Available Studio Paintings

Interested in commissioning a portrait of a loved one, I would love to paint it. Please send all inquiries to contact@elizabethfloyd

Pomegranates and Ginger Jar, 9 x 16 inches

Pomegranates and Ginger Jar, 9 x 16 inches, oil on linen

Pomegranates and Ginger Jar, 9 x 16 inches, oil on linen

One of the best things about painting from life is that each painting turns into a seasonal record. Pomegranates are a fixture in our house starting in December going through February. I always welcome seeing them in the stores because it signals to me that we are truly entering the winter season.


SOLD

Did you know that I accept still-life painting commissions? Send me an email if you would like me to create a special piece of art for you and your home.

Make Art Everyday in 2019

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I want to make art everyday in 2019. This year marks my ten-year anniversary of leaving an architecture career to pursue fine art. I want to do something special this year and committing to making daily art sounds like a great way to celebrate.

This project will be in addition to studio paintings I create, I plan on completing oil-sketches, watercolors, and doodles. The point of this project is to explore and to push myself even when life and health gets in the way. My husband, calls it my focused time for R&D.

In order to make it a more manageable project, I have set up a few ground rules to help keep its scale from ballooning into out-of-control crazy proportions…

My rules are:

  1. Make art everyday. I can use any medium, any size, and any format I want to on any given day. (Even if all I can create is a one-minute doodle due to being sick or having a sick daughter, it counts as making art!)

  2. Do not give up! This is important, because having a daily practice harkens back to my early days when I left architecture in 2009.

  3. I must photograph and share each day’s art. (I will be posting daily on Instagram, you can follow me at @elizabethfloydart, and I will be using the hashtags #makearteveryday, if you want to follow along or join in!)

Sunflower, 9 x 20 inches

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Sunflower

9 x 20 inches 

oil on linen


This is was the only sunflower I brought into the studio to paint during the summer of 2018. The summer flew by, and flowers can be so fleeting.


This painting is available at the Principle Gallery, Alexandria. 

Principle Gallery | Alexandria

208 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

For pricing and availability:

phone: 703.739.9326

info@principlegallery.com

Visit the website link to see other paintings the gallery has of mine.