“Three Passions: Horses, Flowers, Travel” now showing at the Blue Pig Gallery in Palisade

“Three Passions: Horses, Flowers, Travel” features new works by Cheri Isgreen. Horses highlights my deep connection with horses, especially my special relationship with Monarch, who I have raised and trained from green colt to seasoned show, clinic, trail, and special events horse. “Ebony and Ivory” is my newest watercolor.  It depicts a Lipizzan and a warmblood in joyful camaraderie.…

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“Three Passions: Horses, Flowers, Travel” Preview of New Works

“Three Passions: Horses, Flowers, Travel” opens tomorrow at the Blue Pig Gallery in Palisade, Colorado, running through September 30, 2016   “Three Passions” features new works inspired by my love of horses, flowers, and travel.  All the horse and flower paintings are executed in watercolors, and explore the effects of light on living forms.  While the horse paintings…

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“Three Passions: Horses, Flowers, Travel” Preview of New Works by Cheri Isgreen

Horses!  Total synesthesia: pure poetry in motion; my original raison d’être for painting in watercolor.  “Noble” evolved  from the contour line studies and sketch classes I have been giving this summer.  Using saturated color and pure water with a large mop brush- value, color, and form developed from the contour lines based on the pencil study for this…

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“Three Passions: Horses, Flowers, Travel” Preview of New Works by Cheri Isgreen

One more from my sketch journal- Oct 14, 2015, St. Elmo in Collegiate Mountains,  Chaffee County, CO; watercolor on Arches hot press, 140# Besides horses and flowers, my third passion is travel, specifically taking art trips with my artist husband.  Last fall we went to the Collegiate Mountains, just over  Monarch Pass, and then explored the…

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