Patricia Canney

Patricia Canney

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These paintings are available in my NE Minneapolis Arts District studio.
Please find more information and galleries who have more of my work at www.pacanney.com
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As a child, I played dress-up…with a trunk of old clothes, needle, thread, fabric and sewing machine or with paper and patterns, colors and scissors. It’s what I do still. It’s what I love.
I am intrigued by dresses, garments, shoes, objects of life as well as the spaces they inhabit.
Inspiration comes from my own memories. The rustle of vintage crinoline. The smell of steam iron on wool in the tailor shop where I visited my grandma. The small town café where I sat back in the kitchen corner while my parents cooked and baked. The whisper of tulle backstage at the ballet ….. unexpected slivers of time, place and the people who, even now, seem to wait there. My paintings invite the viewer to join me in entering that space where fantasy and memory converge. The garment paintings are figurative without the figure.

Recently, I have been lured by the showy blossoms of the season. They remind me of big splashy outfits like the dresses!

Enjoy.

Violet!
Violet!
  • 6 x 6 x 2 in
Dior Pink Blossom
Dior Pink Blossom
  • 24 x 24 in
Off the Shoulder
Off the Shoulder
  • 24 x 18 in
Framed in Lace
Framed in Lace
  • 24 x 18 in
Rockabilly Red
Rockabilly Red
  • 36 x 36 x 2 in
Cuba!
Cuba!
  • 40 x 30 in
A Little Shoulder Action
A Little Shoulder Action
  • 8 x 7.5 in
James Silk Creation
James Silk Creation
  • 8 x 7.5 in
Framed in Lace
Framed in Lace
  • 8 x 7.25 in
Dior Aqua Flower
Dior Aqua Flower
Sold
  • 8 x 7.5 in
Dior Pink Blossom
Dior Pink Blossom
  • 8 x 7.5 in
Off the Shoulder
Off the Shoulder
  • 8 x 7.25 in
James LBD
James LBD
Sold
  • 8 x 7.25 in
Pink Ladies
Pink Ladies
  • 30 x 30 in
Hustle Bustle -- After Manet's Nana
Hustle Bustle -- After Manet's Nana
  • 36 x 36 in
Show Me Tulips
Show Me Tulips
  • 16 x 16 x 2 in
Fresh Tulips
Fresh Tulips
  • 24 x 24 in
Dots and Stripes
Dots and Stripes
  • 20 x 16 in
Costume Collection
Costume Collection
  • 24 x 18 in
Brushes
Brushes
  • 16 x 12 in
Red Satin and Bows
Red Satin and Bows
  • 16 x 16 in
Garden Party
Garden Party
  • 36 x 34 in
Garden Party
Garden Party
  • 10 x 10 in
Teal Dance
Teal Dance
  • 32 x 32 in
Tea Rose Dress
Tea Rose Dress
  • 32 x 32 in