Hollis Fortune

Hollis Fortune

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"Abstract artists are given the challenge to connect with the viewer through pure movement and color, rather then realistically portraying a familiar scene that calls for familiar emotions. Abstract art encourages our most abstract thinking and gut feelings."

I am a contemporary artist of abstracts and representational art in acrylics,oils and mixed medium. Creating art is my Zen. The excitement of a blank canvas just waiting to be covered with color never ceases for me. I never know what is going to show up, There is no preconceived plan. My work often starts with a color that I "feel", and I will often just start by applying large ares of color, often using my hands, or large spatulas, rather than brushes.

Music, and living by the ocean are my creative keys, as is the constant changing atmosphere and light.

As in the quote above- I try to give the viewer something to contemplate, something to really enjoy, and to feel the energy every time they look at my work.

Other artists that have influenced me are Jeanne Bessette, Jonas Gerard ,Jacquie Gouveia, Mary Moaquin to name a few.

All pieces have a full signature and date created on the back.

 Moon Tide
Moon Tide
  • 20 x 20 x 1.5 in
  • $850.00
Lightspill
Lightspill
  • 25.5 x 25.5 x 2 in
  • $1,250.00
River of Dreams
River of Dreams
  • 25.5 x 25.5 x 2 in
  • $1,250.00
Heartbeat
Heartbeat
  • 30 x 15 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00
Waterfall
Waterfall
  • 12 x 12 x 1 in
  • $350.00
Flying High
Flying High
  • 24 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00
Fences to Mend
Fences to Mend
  • 36 x 36 x 1.5 in
  • $2,200.00
Once In a Blue Moon
Once In a Blue Moon
  • 20 x 20 x 1.5 in
  • $850.00
A WHALE OF A TAIL
A WHALE OF A TAIL
  • 20 x 20 x 1.5 in
  • $850.00
Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Sun
Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Sun
  • 15 x 30 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00
What We All Wait For
What We All Wait For
  • 25.5 x 25.5 x 2.5 in
  • $1,250.00
Exuberance
Exuberance
  • 36 x 36 x 1.5 in
  • $2,200.00
It's Complicated
It's Complicated
  • 36 x 36 x 1.5 in
  • $2,200.00
Reaching Out
Reaching Out
  • 40 x 30 x 1.5 in
  • $3,000.00
Winter Light
Winter Light
  • 36 x 36 x 1.5 in
  • $2,200.00
Change of Season
Change of Season
  • 40 x 30 x 1.25 in
  • $3,000.00
The Rhythm of Things
The Rhythm of Things
  • 30 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,500.00
Soft Sands
Soft Sands
  • 24 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00
Red #5
Red #5
  • 30 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,500.00
Seasons Change
Seasons Change
  • 41 x 31 x 2 in
  • $3,000.00
Floating
Floating
  • 24 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00
Breathe
Breathe
  • 24 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00
Serengeti Rain
Serengeti Rain
  • 18 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $975.00
Underwater Companions
Underwater Companions
  • 12 x 36 x 1 in
  • $1,000.00
Flight of Orange
Flight of Orange
  • 24 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • $1,000.00