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Shaela and Elliott

Amber Kappes

Odessa, Texas

Oil on board, 2005

diptych, top 42 x 48 in. (106.7 x 121.9 cm), bottom 36 x 48 in. (91.4 x 121.9 cm)

Collection of Chris White and David Marks

Artist Statement:
Those who I have filled my life with are the reason I chose to become a painter. This started my junior year of college after becoming friends with such an incredible group of artists at my university. I had also become uninterested with drawing and painting inanimate objects. As these individuals enter and leave my life, I want to show them their worth from my point of view through my ability to paint them. We live, die and interact with each other, and this development within my life has become most significant to me.


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