Strait Art Gallery
Watercolor, acrylic, pastel, color pencil artist


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Whimsies


Strutin' Rooster

Sold in the Bastrop Art Gallery.

Bastrop Fine Art Gallery
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Turquoise_Guitar

While living close to the Music Capital of the World-Austin, Texas I noticed guitars painted and displayed in various public places. I had an inspiration to paint one in my favorite one in my favorite color, turquoise.

Collin and Charmaine Ganson
Leakey, Texas
4½" x 5½" matted 5" x 7"
Acrylic

What's_Up?

Have you ever wondered what an animal is thinking when they are staring at you? This turkey is asking "What's Up?"

Collin and Charmaine Ganson
Leakey, Texas
4" x 6" Matted 8" x 10"
Acrylic, glitter

Jan's Giraffe

Commission for Janice Strait Waggoner for her office.

Janice Waggoner
Hot Springs, AR
4" x 6" Watercolor

2014 National Champs

UCONN Womens Basketball players playing around.

5½" x 8½"
Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
Watercolor, ink, glitter

Maureen's Pups

Maureen's kids. Commission.

Maureen Castro
Paige, TX
12" x 18" Watercolor

Craig's Kitties

Gift to Craig Hendrickson of his original three kitties.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
4" x 6" Watercolor, acrylic

Little Village

Sold at the Bastrop Art Gala in Silent Auction.

Bastrop Art Guild Gala
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6" Watercolor

Dottie The Rooster

Sold to classmate, Carol Ann.

Carol Ann Vacek
Galveston, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Morning Cup

Coffee is a must for me to get going. Fun to drink from a colorful cup. Carol was my next door neighbor in Bastrop, TX. We enjoyed visiting with a cup of coffee.


Carol Jones
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Proud Rooster

Sold at the Bastrop Art Gallery.

Bastrop Fine Art Gallery
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Horse Wedding Gift

Wedding gift to Craig's neice.

Lindsay Brookshire
Alpine, CA
8" x 10" ?

Peggy's Pups

Commission for Peggy's pups.

Peggy Venable
Austin, TX
12" x 18" ?

Soloman's Elephant

Gift for birth of great nephew, Soloman, Janice's grandson.

Soloman Cohen
Dallas, TX
8" x 10" Watercolor, acrylic

Maureen's Pups II

Christmas gift to Maureen of her fur babies.

Maureen Castro
Paige, TX
12" x 18" Watercolor

Toby

Gift to my neighbor, Rose of her fur baby.

Rose Johnson
Bastrop, TX
8" x 10" Acrylic

Country Farm

Sold at the Bastrop Art Gallery.

Bastrop Fine Arts Guild
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6"
Acrylic

Three Brothers

Sold to Mitch for his twins. He also received tee shirts for the entire family.

Mitch Martin
McLean, VA
5" x 7" Matted 8" x 10"
Watercolor, acrylic, ink

Singing_Village

This is a peaceful village where everyone is so happy that one of the buildings is singing.

Linda Hurlbert
League City, Texas
4¼" x 5½",
Matted 5" x 7"
watercolor, acrylic, ink

Froggy

Froggy is a royal prince playing in the golden royal garden. He is wondering where his princess is playing. His princess turned into a human princess with a kiss.

4¼" x 5½"
Acrylic

Heart

Have a Heart.

5" x 7"
Watercolor
Randi Case Pahrump, NV.

Golden_Cat

Curious Cat.

5" x 7"
Watercolor
Randi Case Pahrump, NV.

Abstracts


Floating_Mountains_
of_Pandora


The movie Avatar took me to another level of
fantasy. The creativity of the characters and
the scenery was what motivated me to paint
the floating mountains.

Donna Rogers
Grapevine, Texas
11" x 14"
Acrylic

Green Wave

This is an emotional painting and my favorite
abstract. It starts with anger(red), green
(envy), forgiveness(violet) and love(yellow).

John Rosendahl
Niagara Falls, NY
12" x 18"
Acrylic


Portraits


Indian Boy

Gift to sister, Nancy Meyer.

Nancy Meyer
Hot Springs, AR
9" x 12"

Moonshine

Wedding gift to sister and brother-in-law.

Janice Waggoner
Hot Springs, AR
16" x 20" Canvas acrylic

NM Squaw

Sold in Lincoln, NM across the street where Billy the Kid shot a man in the courthouse.

Lincoln, NM
4" x 6" Acrylic

Night_Before_the_Trail

Award winning portrait of an American Indian. Belongs to sister Nancy Meyer.

Nancy Meyer
Hot Springs, AR
9" x 12" Pastel

Wedding_Pastel

This was a surprise anniversay for his wife. When the painting was gone from my room I missed her. It seemed like another person had been there. It was a commission.


Life-Sized 24" x 36" Pastel

On the Trail of Tears

I gave this painting to my Native American History professor at Richland College in Dallas.


Richland College Professor
Dallas, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Dave

Commission for neighbor, Candy in Pahrump.


Pahrump, NV

8" x 10" Watercolor

Bella

Commission of Karen Smith Sterling's Grand Daughter


La Marque, Texas

9 1/2" x 13" Watercolor

Ty

Commission of Karen Smith Sterling's Grand Son


La Marque, Texas

9 1/2" x 13" Watercolor

Brendan

Commission for Karen Smith Sterling's grandson in La Marque, TX.


La Marque, TX

9 1/2" x 13" Watercolor

Dempsey

Commission for Karen Smith Sterling's grandson in La Marque, TX.


La Marque, TX

9 1/2" x 13" Watercolor

Gianna

Commission for Karen Smith Sterling's Grand Daughter in La Marque, TX.


La Marque, TX

9 1/2" x 13" Watercolor



Fantasy Gardens


Bookmarks

Little Christmas presents for my Bible class in Bastrop.

Bible Study Class
½" x 3" Watercolor

Golden Butterfly Garden


Peggy Venable loved this painting.
Austin, TX
12" x 18" Acrylic

Morning Dew

Christmas present for Debbie.

Debbie Robinson
Eugene, OR
4" x 6" Acrylic

Orange Garden

Gift to neighbor, Carol.

Carol Jones
Bastrop, TX
12" x 18" Acrylic


Pink Flower Garden

Christmas present to Carol.

Carol Jones
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Sage and Lilac Garden

Gift to Carol for babysitting Coco Loco.

Carol Jones
Bastrop, TX
4" x 6" Acrylic

Sunny Garden

Sold at Bastrop Art Gallery.

Bastrop Fine Arts Guild
Bastrop, TX
8" x 10" Acrylic

Purple Garden

Sold from the National Bank in Pahrump.
National Bank Pahrump
4" x 6"
Acrylic



Landscapes


Debbie's Aspens

Christmas present to Debbie.

Debbie Robinson
Eugene, OR
8" x 10" Pastel

Texas Canyon

A commission for a friend, John Balzer.

John Balzer
Galveston, TX
22" x 30" Pastel

New Mexican Village Diptych

Commission for cousin, Laura Linza.

Laura Linza
Roseville, CA
12" x 18" Acrylic

Wharf Myrtle Beach

Sold at the Bastrop Art Gala in Silent Auction.

J. Collins
Myrtle Beach, NC
16" x 20" Watercolor

Pink Mountains


Collins and Charmaine Ganson
Leakey, Texas
6" x 6"Colored pencil- Original

Pink Mountains

Gift to Frontsight friend for giving me rides everyday.

Front Site friend
Sacramento, CA
6" x 6" Colored pencil- Print

Beaver Tail

Ron Brigrance, NC

NC
8" x 10" Watercolor



Animals


Snowy

Wedding present for ex-husband, Craig Hendrickson.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
16" x 20" Acrylic on canvas

Tiger Eye

I sold 5 of these original tigers at 50th class reunion.

LMHS 50th Reunion
La Marque, TX
8" x 10" Pastel

Lion

Gift to sister, Nancy Meyer.

Nancy Meyer
Hot Springs, AR
9" x 12"

White Tiger

Commission for Craig Hendrickson.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
11" x 14" Pastel

Seven

Craig's calico, Seven.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
4" x 6" Pastel

Mach 1

Air Force Academy mascot.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
8" x 10" Pastel

Wild Thing

Gift to friend Maureen Castro.Background is a drop painting.

Maureen Castro
Paige, TX
16" x 20" Acrylic on Canvas

Pinto

Sold in Lincoln, NM across from the courthouse.

Lincoln, NM
8" x 10" Acrylic

Winter Cardinal

Birthday gift to sister, Janice.

Janice Waggoner
Hot Springs, AR
8" x 10"
Watercolor

Owl

Christmas gift to friend, Mabel.

Mabel Johnson
Pahrump, NV
8" x 10"
Pastel

Tux

A rescued cat from our neighborhood.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
8" x 10" Watercolor

Panther

A painting on a skinplate to go in the engine of a 1956 Packard Panther automobile.

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
8" x 10" High Tempature Paint

Baby

White elephant at our Sunday night card game a gift of neighbor cat, Baby.

Constance Allison, Pahrump, NV
5" x 7"
watercolor, pastel

Christmas_Cardinal

Christmas gift to sister, Janice.

Janice Waggoner, Hot Springs, AR.
8" x 10"
watercolor

Christmas_Rooster

Chistmas gift I promised to a friend.

4" x 6"
watercolor

Dragonfly

White elephant gift. Shadow Mountain Art Guild. Pahrump, NV.

5" x 7"
watercolor

Nancy's_Butterfly

Sister Nancy's Christmas gift.

Nancy Meyer, Hot Springs, AR.
5" x 7"
watercolor, crystal polish

Heidi

The term tabby comes from the French phase "striped silk taffeta - or a rich watered silk" or luxurious clothing.

Sue Russell
New Braunfels, Texas
8" x 10"
watercolor

Falki

Falki is short for Falcon, the Air Force Academy mascot. Birthday Present

Craig Hendrickson
Pahrump, NV
8" x 10"
Pastel

BW_Cat

Black and white kitty watching a bug.

5" x 7"
Watercolor
Sold at Spooky Jingles Art Show

Posey

Baby Elephant Smiling at the Flowers

8" x 10"
Watercolor
Gift to Friend

Cat_in_the_Moon

Black cat at midnight.

5" x 7"
Watercolor
Sold at Spooky Jingles Art Show

Devil_Cat

Mean Kitty.

5" x 7"
Watercolor
Birthday gift Janice

Nickodemus

Childhood pet.

5" x 7"
Watercolor
Birthday gift for Nancy



Miscellaneous


Pistols and pearls

White elephant gift at Bastrop's women's firearms club Christmas party.

Debbie Robinson
Eugene, OR
8" x 10" Acrylic