Lynn Rix

Artist Statement:

I paint because I love the challenge of looking at a familiar scene and simplifying it into shapes, colors and my own vision. Painting from life in the “alla prima”, usually “en plein air”techniques, with quick brush work and a limited palette, forces me to work spontaneously. I give the viewer a quick snapshot of a particular moment in time; an impression of an effect of light I felt to be beautiful. I have spent most of my life living in Wisconsin and adore its four seasons. Painting outside in all weather conditions is both invigorating and challenging and never boring!

 I usually work on smaller canvases in order to be able to complete a painting in 2-4 hours capturing the sun before it moves on. I particularly enjoy painting the Wisconsin rural landscape and small towns in all four of our unique seasons: Winters after a snowfall with the kaleidoscope of vibrant color begs me to paint; Spring when the fields are full of life, the trees are budding and the warmth of the sun makes me feel alive with the paint brush; Summer finds me in my little boat painting on our pristine inland lakes; Autumn when the hot oranges, reds and golds of the trees and fields vibrate against the cool

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Lynn Rix
Backyard Garden by Lynn Rix
Backyard Garden
11 x 14 in.
$465.00
Bridal Wreath by Lynn Rix
Bridal Wreath
14 x 11 in.
$465.00
Bucket Brigade by Lynn Rix
Bucket Brigade
10 x 10 in.
$360.00
Heading to the Dam by Lynn Rix
Heading to the Dam
12 x 12 in.
$450.00
Lake Michigan Farm by Lynn Rix
Lake Michigan Farm
11 x 14 in.
$465.00
Looking for Snow by Lynn Rix
Looking for Snow
12 x 12 in.
$450.00
Nature's Energy by Lynn Rix
Nature's Energy
12 x 12 in.
$450.00
Waiting to Water by Lynn Rix
Waiting to Water
12 x 12 in.
$450.00