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acrylic, paper, acrylic mediums on Stretched canvas


One-of-a-kind

Signed on front and back

2015


40 " h x 30 " w x 1.5 " d |6 lbs. 2 oz.


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This ginger jar has the pattern named "double happiness." I've used some mixed media from a Golden Book Encyclopedia with references to ghosts. Painting the daylilies was a way of talking about the fleeting, yet beautiful quality of life. For me this painting connects with the long tradition of Vanitas painting. 

This piece was made with acrylic, paper, acrylic mediums on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes ready to hang. 

- Polly Jones

About The Artist

Polly Jones

Abilene, Texas

Polly Jones’s still life paintings are inspired by a sense of joy in the everyday. Her life journey thus far has been very serendipitous, with everything leading her to the life of an artist. All aspects of the work are pleasing, from the lovely objects she chooses, to the warm colors and fun perspectives. She paints at home in a former sun porch converted into a studio full of windows, which she shares with her husband who is also an artist. Her paintings depict the timeless and traditional subject of the still life in a contemporary way. Although the work has subtle art historical references, drawing inspiration from impressionists such as Henri Matisse, it feels very much her own. Polly incorporates mixed media and collage into the art using maps and pages of old books to create an added layer of meaning and dimension. The work feels like a satisfying memoir, made up of home, family, love, and an appreciation for the small things in life.

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