Christine Apostolina Beirne Painter
Southwest Dreamin 2A
Christine Apostolina Beirne, “Southwest Dreamin’ 2A” – 30×30 oil with cold wax medium on cradled board.
My extensive travels through national forests, parks, preserves as well as the California coastline inspire my work.
I explore light, shadow and sound with color and texture on a hard surface that allows me to respond to my environment with a physicality that is imprinted, built up or scratched into the surface.
Many times, I paint plein air and use small sketches to inspire larger works, abstracting shapes and employing textures that hint at – but don’t necessarily represent a space in the physical world.
Christine Beirne will be having an exhibit of her recent works at Ojai Valley Artists at 238 E....Read More
Yes, I know the above image does not look like painting in a window – but since I haven’t done it...Read More
My piece from OSA’s “Scorched Souls” Exhibit was accepted in Buenaventura Art Association’s Open competition – juried by William Wray. I’m honored to be part of this show. Join us at The Museum of Ventura County for a reception on February 9 from 5 – 7 pm.Read More