“Our World” Show at Colonnade Art Gallery in Pasadena

Hello again, friends. I wanted to let you know that have two small, landscape paintings up for display and for sale at the Colonnade Art Gallery in Pasadena CA. This is their address and contact information. 2421 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 239-3153.  The paintings will be up for display through October, please stop by if you live in the area to check them out! -Lena

“A Goodnight Rain” Oil on canvas. 9×12″

"A Goodnight Rain" Oil
“A Goodnight Rain” Oil
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“Two Faced”

This piece was created at college. I was feeling lonely, even thought I was surrounded by people. Everyone else seemed to have their own click and having fun, but I watched from a distance. I guess that’s how I felt when I painted these friends playing hackie sack in front of the cafeteria. They were having so much fun, but I had to leave the space in the foreground to represent the distance. The title refers to the general tendency of humanity to be able to be sad even while they are having fun on the outside. It is also an irony found in the clock tower which shows two different times on the two visible faces