Category Archives: Urban Scenes

“Not Much of a Guard Dog,” contemporary urban scene acrylic painting with shed and vehicle

contemporary urban scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Not Much of a Guard Dog,” acrylic, 18″ x 24″

“Not Much of a Guard Dog”
by Carolee Clark
18″ x 24″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Contemporary painting of a cart with fruit and flowers “The Watermelon Wagon”

contemporary painting of a cart with fruit and flowers by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “The Watermelon Wagon,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“The Watermelon Wagon”  sold_dot sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Clothesline Sale of Art 2015 is this Saturday!  Come see my work, the work of other talented local artists and introduce yourself!

Benton County Courthouse Lawn
120 NW 4th Street, Corvallis, Oregon
Saturday, August 1, 2015  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contemporary painting of a couple hugging “The Hug”

contemporary painting of a couple hugging by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “The Hug,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“The Hug”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Art Reception alert … in Philomath, Oregon this coming Friday! If you are in the area, please come and see me and artists Tom Allen and Sue Harrell and our work “Shared Landscapes” at:

Benton County Museum
1101 Main Street, Philomath, OR
Reception May 15, 2015
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Contemporary figure painting of a woman on a bicycle “Cycling Chic”

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Cycling Chic,” acrylic, 28″ x 22″ x 1.5″

“Cycling Chic”
by Carolee Clark
28″ x 22″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas
$1075 (plus $65 shipping and handling within the US)

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painting "Cycling Chic" by Carolee Clark hanging on the wall

© Carolee Clark, “Cycling Chic”

Contemporary painting of a house “Elmwood Avenue”

contemporary painting of a house and garden by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Elmwood Avenue,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Elmwood Avenue”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. The area of concentration this month is Philadelphia.  Here is the Google street view link.

 

Contemporary urban scene painting “Bantry House”

contemporary landscape painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Bantry House,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Bantry House”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

It has been several months since I have done a painting using Google Maps.  This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. The area of concentration this month is Country Kerry, Ireland.  Here is the Google street view link.

New commission completed … strutting looking good!

figure painting with dogs by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, acrylic 40″ x 30″ x 1.5″

This is a large painting I’ve recently completed for collectors in Arizona. I’m very pleased with the way it turned out so I hope they like it!

 

Contemporary landscape with a building painting “Lazy Afternoon”

contemporary landscape building painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Lazy Afternoon,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Lazy Afternoon”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

A few weeks ago I was painting at Finley Wildlife Refuge.  This is the second painting that was started at this location.  It is the Cabell Lodge which was built circa 1912 and is now used by the headquarters office for the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

The little black cat I added for a touch more life as I didn’t see anyone else around and it seemed a shame that such a fine building didn’t have a little more activity.

“Living High,” contemporary cityscape painting

contemporary cityscape painting  by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Living High,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Living High”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Contemporary urban scene painting “Creatively Casual”

contemporary urban scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Creatively Casual,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Creatively Casual”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. The area of concentration this month is Chile (southern parks area).  Here is the Google street view link.

“Stop and Smell the Roses,” contemporary figure painting of woman and bicycle

contemporary figure painting of a woman on a bicycle by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Stop & Smell the Roses,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Stop & Smell the Roses”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. The area of concentration this month is Slovenia.

“Standing Fast,” contemporary building cityscape painting

contemporary cityscape painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Standing Fast,” acrylic, 30″ x 30″ x 1.5″

“Standing Fast”
by Carolee Clark
30″ x 30″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas
$1575 (plus $78 shipping and handling within the US)

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“Flower Wagon,” contemporary urban scene painting with figures and flowers

contemporary figure painting with flowers by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Flower Wagon,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Flower Wagon”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

“Kalorama Road,” contemporary urban scene painting

contemporary urban scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Kalorama Road,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Kalorama Road”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog.  The area of concentration this month is Washington, DC.

“Drawing a Crowd,” contemporary figure painting

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Drawing a Crowd,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Drawing a Crowd”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog.  Bill Guffey started the VPO blog five years ago this month.  Thank you Bill!  The area of concentration this month is Washington, DC.

“2nd & Monroe,” contemporary urban scene with bicycles & figure

contemporary urban scene by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “2nd & Monroe,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″ x 3/4″

“2nd & Monroe”  sold_dot   sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

The Art Guild to which I am a member issued a challenge to express an image of downtown Corvallis on 2nd between Madison & Monroe.  Last week I went downtown.  There was a fiercely cold wind and I had a bunch of other errands to do so took only about four photos but I did see these bikes so my decision was easy.  We will be showing these paintings, drawings or other expressions at the meeting on Monday.

“Pile It On,” contemporary urban scene painting of junkyard with old cars

contemporary painting by Carolee Clark of a junkyard with old cars

© Carolee Clark, “Pile It On,” acrylic, 30″ x 30″ x 1.5″

“Pile It On”
by Carolee Clark
30″ x 30″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas
$1575 (plus shipping and handling)

Available from Xanadu Gallery

Click here for larger image

“A Quick Glance,” contemporary figure painting of a woman on a bicycle

contemporary figure painting of a woman on a bicycle by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “A Quick Glance,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“A Quick Glance”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. Their area of concentration this month is Cape Cod.

“Zippin,” contemporary figure painting, study for larger work

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Zippin,” acrylic, 11 x 14 x 3/4″

“Zippin”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
11″ x 14″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a study for a larger work. It is bigger than my usual study size but is still on the 3/4″ thick wrapped canvas.

Painting, “Pick Me,” contemporary flower market scene painting with figures

contemporary flower market painting with figures by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Pick Me,” acrylic, 24″ x 24″ x 1.5″

“Pick Me”
by Carolee Clark
24″ x 24″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Available from Xanadu Gallery

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Painting “Sales are Bright” contemporary flower market scene painting with figures

contemporary flower market scene with figures by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Sales are Bright,” acrylic, 20″ x 20″ x 1.5″

“Sales are Bright”
by Carolee Clark
20″ x 20″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Available from Xanadu Gallery

Click here for larger image

“Dog Walkers,” contemporary figure painting in an urban scene

contemporary figure painting of two women in an urban setting

© Carolee Clark, “Dog Walkers, acrylic, 10″ x 10”

“Dog Walkers”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This was a little study done for a possible larger painting.

“Whimsy Way,” contemporary urban scene painting with buildings

contemporary painting of buildings by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Whimsy Way,” acrylic, 36″ x 36″ x 1.5″

“Whimsy Way”
by Carolee Clark
36″ x 36″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Available from Xanadu Gallery

Click here for larger image

This painting was partially created during the Open Studios tour. People were able to see it take form. I know those during the first weekend really wanted to see the final painting … so here it is!

Yes, it is an actual place in the Portland, Oregon area but unrecognizable it its incarnation here.

“Clay Street,” contemporary urban scene painting

contemporary urban street scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Clay Street,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Clay Street”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This is a study for a larger piece that I am working on right now.  Everyone who visited my studio today during Philomath Open Studios got to see the larger piece in the very first stages with the black gesso before the color goes on.  Tomorrow I will start to put in the transparent color and it will go through some very ugly stages.  I might have to put a sheet over it at this point!

Even though I was trying to hide the study so that I could work from it for the large one, I couldn’t help showing it to people as I explained my process.  It was sold, but I’ll ship it to her when I finish my large painting.

If you are in the area, today and next weekend (November 2 & 3rd, 2013) my studio will be open for the Philomath Open Studios Tour.

“Terwilliger Cottage,” contemporary urban scene painting with house and its surroundings

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© Carolee Clark, “Terwilliger Cottage,” acrylic, 20″ x 20″

“Terwilliger Cottage” sold_dot sold
by Carolee Clark
20″ x 20″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas