Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Still Available for the Holidays!

Several of my beautiful tubular peyote stitch necklaces sold at the Art Guild of Pacifica's Open House at the Sanchez Art Center on December 2, 3, and 4th. 

To see what is still available check the Nov. 15th entry below.

You may contact me at dgrantart@att.net for purchase/shipping arrangements. $100 includes sales tax.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Sneak Preview: Open House Dec. 2, 3, 4

Today I hung my work for the Open House that opens on Friday at the Sanchez Art Center. I will be offering my beaded necklaces at a bargain rate. 

Paintings will also be offered at reasonable rates. Negotiate with me!

Sunday, November 20, 2011


This is the latest in my Peru series inspired from a trip long ago. "Ollantaytambo", an 16" x 12" oil painting, depicts a village near Machu Piccu. It will be shown at the Open House.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Lone Coyote

This is an 8" x 10" oil painting titled "Lone Coyote". It will be displayed at the Open House at the Sanchez Art Center Dec. 2, 3, & 4.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Necklaces to Sell for AGP Open House

These necklaces and others will be on sale at the 
2011 Art Guild of Pacifica Open House.
There will be a special discounted price for this event only.
Selected Recent Works will also be on display.

Each necklace is hand crafted in a method called "Tubular Peyote Stitch" using a needle with special beading thread to sew on each small bead individually to create a unique, beautiful piece.


 Above: Black and Bling

Above: Snake in the Grass

 Above: Argyle Blues

 Above: Gold on Gold

  Above: Aqua Compliments

  Above: Denim


  Above: Black and Blues (matte beads)

  Above: Raspberry Sherbet

 Above: California Mountain Kingsnake

Above: Proud Peacock

Above: Festive

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Beaded Tubular Peyote Stitch Necklaces

I'm working on beaded necklaces to sell at the Art Guild of Pacifica Open House in December. These can be custom designed for you in various colors and designs, or you can purchase what is available. Of course my oil paintings are also on sale December 2nd, 3rd and 4th. I hope to see you there!  

Sunday, September 4, 2011

51: Another Road Traveled

51: Another Road Traveled
6" x 6" oil on panel

After winding up the 50-50 III Show project, my husband wanted me to recreate one of his favorite pieces, so I did this piece called especially for him.
I am currently working on another inspired from my birds in the 50-50 project. It is a 12" x 16" painting of a Great Blue Heron.

Monday, August 29, 2011

50-50 III photos from Juror's Link!

See these photos and more from Juror, Dewitt Cheng's website:http://dewittcheng.com/
"Let's Go Coastal" by Donna Grant

It was packed on Opening Night.

Monday, August 15, 2011

50/50 III Show Announcement

I'm just finishing up the final details for my 50-50 Show entry.  The work and signage looks great, and I've already sold 8 pieces. I will be hanging the work beginning on Saturday. I can hardly wait to see what everyone has created.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Synopsis! 50-50 III

Click on image for better detail!

50 Paintings in 50 Days – #50 Painted Lady Lands

Painting # 50 – Painted Lady Lands (on Butterfly Bush)
6" x 6" oil on panel

This seems an appropriate finish to the 50 paintings in 50 days project.  This painting lady can now rest like the butterfly.

Painting #50 will be sold for $150 plus $25 for its lovely black floater frame. I have had  limited number of these custom frames made for this series of paintings. Please contact me if you would like to buy one.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

50 Paintings in 50 Days: #48 Phoebe Flycatching

Painting # 48 – Black Phoebe Flycatching
6" x 6" oil on panel

The Black Phoebe is one of my favorite birds.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

50 Paintings in 50 Days: #44 Alive at Mori Point

Painting # 44 – Alive at Mori Point
6" x 6" oil on panel

The tip of Mori Point is the best spot for recharging one's energy –
 negative ions abound!

50 Paintings in 50 Days: #43 Killdeer Chick

Painting # 43 – Killdeer Chick
6" x 6" oil on panel

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Monday, July 25, 2011

50 Paintings in 50 Days: #41 Wet Feet

6" x 6" oil on panel

This gull is right at home getting its feet wet.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

50 Paintings in 50 Days: #40 San Pedro Creek

Painting #40 – San Pedro Creek
6" x 6" oil on panel

Friday, July 22, 2011

50 Paintings in 50 Days – #39 Western Tiger Swallowtail

Painting # 39 – Western Tiger Swallowtail
6" x 6" oil on panel

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

#37 Dunlin

Painting # 37 – Dunlin
6" x 6" oil on panel

#36 Shady Business

Painting # 36 – Shady Business

6" x 6" oil on panel

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Let's Go Coastal: 35 of 50

Painting # 35 – Sand Dollar: Tidal Currency
6" x 6" oil on panel

Honoring valuable time with my beach-combing friends.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Let's Go Coastal: 32 of 50 - Two Mile Walk

Painting # 32 – Two Mile Walk
6" x 6" oil on panel

Let's Go Coastal: 31 of 50

Painting # 31 – Quiet Connection
6" x 6" oil on panel
In Private Collection of artist friend

Dedicated to Alan.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Let's Go Coastal: 30 of 50

Painting #30 – Brewer's Blackbird: Lunch at Costco
6" x 6" oil on panel

Imagine painting a blackbird and not owning black paint!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Let's Go Coastal: 28 of 50

Painting #28 – Magnificent Brown Pelican
6" x 6" oil on panel

The Brown Pelican is one of my favorite birds. If I were reincarnated, I would hope to be one.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Let's Go Coastal: 27 of 50

6" x 6" oil on panel

Let's Go Coastal: 26 of 50

Painting #26 – Baseball Diamond
6" x 6" oil on panel

This painting is in celebration of being over the hump on painting #26, and our Giants are in 1st place. Hooray!

Let's Go Coastal: 25 of 50

Painting #25 – Art Center View
6" x 6" oil on panel

This is a beautiful evening sky during a summer opening.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Let's Go Coastal: 24 of 50

Painting #24 – Resident Redtail

6" x 6" oil on panel

This bird is commonly seen along Roberts Road

Let's Go Coastal: 23 of 50

Painting #23 – Heermann's Gull
6" x 6" oil on panel

Wednesday, July 6, 2011