"Massive Summer Oak" Plein Air Oil by C. Twomey

This original oil, 16"H X 8"W is up for sale. It was painted "En plein air" (outside in one sitting) and is on an archival linen board.

 "Massive Summer Oak" 16" X 8", Catherine Twomey

"Massive Summer Oak" 16" X 8", Catherine Twomey

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In the summer, the oaks look bigger then ever, and this one is just plain massive. It has the most interesting branches and patina. 

Art is my life. From the first art project I can remember (making a Christmas Nativity scene in grade school that overshadowed the resident artist) art has always been what brings me the greatest satisfaction. Without art, I am not who I am. 

I am now working full time as a fine artist, a dream that I've pursued for as long as I remember. Landscapes engage and challenge me, and I have a very soft spot for animals (that's me with Rosie the thoroughbred, left). 

My artwork has been featured at the world renowned TED (Technology, Education and Design) conference (TED MED in San Diego, on huge high definition screens throughout the exhibition center). I recently won the nationally acclaimed ArtInPlace competition in Virginia which placed a 12' X 24' mural on aluminum of my work, now seen by thousands of commuters daily. 
Two museums currently house my art: The William H. Benton Museum in Connecticut, and The LLoyd Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was a great honor to be asked to exhibit and I continue to add to their collections. Speaking of collections, my work is a part of hundreds of private collections worldwide.