Sunday, April 17, 2011

Semi Abstract Painting, Wicker Dreams II, by Canadian Artist Kim Blair

Wicker Dreams II
10x10 oil on canvas

Another painting of the 'keep sake' wicker trunk we have that belonged to my husband's Mother.  My blog from Friday mentioned that this sturdy suitcase style trunk held clothing and linens on the voyage over  from Europe in the 50's.  Ada was a seamstress by trade, and meticulous in her work, so I can imagine how particular she must have been about the way she packed this case.  Packed full with all of the essential items she might need to set up house keeping in her new country.  Packed full dreams...

10x10 oil on canvas



Unique subject matter Kim and such interesting history.

Pam Holnback said...

Both of these are so great! What an original subject and great memories!

Anonymous said...

I love both of these. And thanks for adding more of the story!