Woodstock-based painter Karen Oâ€™Neil grew up in an artistic family learning to paint light from her brother James. Her still life paintings of glassware, china and fruits has an airy quality showing an artist fascinated by transparency and reflection. She says this about still life on ASLinea.org:
â€œMy fascination with still life began in art school.Â Itâ€™s about the pure joy of seeing â€“ the monumental and profound in our everyday visual experiences.â€
Images: Courtesy of Karen Oâ€™Neil.