Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

American, b. 1961, Miami, FL based in Saxtons River, VT

About Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Baby Blue

2018

Acrylic on canvas

3 x 3 in

$50

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Midpoint

2018

Acrylic on canvas

6 x 12 in

$150

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Running With Scissors

2018

Acrylic on canvas

3 x 3 in

$50

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Puddle

2018

Acrylic on canvas

3 x 3 in

$50

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

SBC Fields

2018

Acrylic on canvas

3 x 3 in

$50

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Summer Wonders

2018

Acrylic on canvas

8 x 8 in

$350

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Unyielding Rhythm

2015

Acrylic on paper

16 x 16 in

$650

Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Wild Blue Dreams

2015

Acrylic on paper

12 x 12 in

$650

Artist’s Statement

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“This series was created while listening to a friend’s music and was a response to his newest album.  The style was inspired by my desire to experiment with abstraction and relates to a series of paintings that started with the view from the window of an airplane.  I work with color, bound by shape, and punctuated with dots and dashes to create an energy that flows from the canvas and embraces the vitality of nature.

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I am an optimist who sees potential all around.  I hope that my work brings a moment of reflection about the possibilities of people, painting and the planet.   Having grown up in an old Vermont farmhouse on a dead end road, I have always found comfort in banging around outdoors; forts and fairy houses were part of our backwoods.   

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With working artists all around town, making art was always a reasonable goal.   Now, I teach art to a lot of teenagers (who inspire me daily) and when I can,  I also make art.   Most of my pieces deal with the intersection of nature and people. ”

- Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

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Biography

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Lisa Eckhardt McNealus offers us work seen through the eyes of a self described optimist.  The patterns and colors of her work show the shifting and changing emotional perspective of the artist’s view of the world.  

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Inspired by the intersection of nature and people, McNealus brings the potential she see sees in the world into her work through her use of color, line, and shape, giving us a moment of reflection on those possibilities the artist finds around her.

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