Pears in Reflection poster by Maria Hunt. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
It is always a challenge to find fruit with leaves and stems attached. I volunteer for distribution of food to those in need... In our valley, we... more
It is always a challenge to find fruit with leaves and stems attached. I volunteer for distribution of food to those in need... In our valley, we have access to fruits and veggies just off the farm, leaves, stems, all those wonderful elements that make a painting special. I tend to assist the elderly in pushing their carts and loading on their items... Those volunteers in charge of passing out the fresh fruits and vegetables save the occasional "leaves on" citrus or pears so I can paint it... This is just such a treasure for me to paint.
2nd Place - Paintings July 2018 Contest. 7/24/18
1st Place - Your Artistic Range Contest 9/13/18
Special THANKS to the following Fine Art America Groups for featuring this painting:
Ladies Club 10/10/2018
About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...