Carol Rickey

My paintings are about the beauty and whimsy in objects around us, whether I’m painting figures, still-lifes, or landscapes. I like to play with light and shadow to give depth, and to give an Impressionistic flavor to my work.
I love both watercolor and oil painting. There is something special about the spontaneity and transparency of watercolor. With oil I like the slower process, and the rich, vibrant colors that I create.
I am currently studying painting at the Art Students League in Manhattan, and I also paint in my home studio.









Cocktails, Anyone?, oil on canvas, 24 x 24 inches
Artichoke & White Vase, watercolor on paper, 12 x 9 inches
Cockadoodle-doo, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches
Ideal Place, oil on canvas, 22 x 28 inches
Pears & Red Stripes, watercolor on paper, 12 x 12 inches
Girl in Pink Jacket, watercolor on paper, 15 x 11 inches
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Ideal Place, oil on canvas, 22 x 28 inches