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Blue Impressions

A current theme of mine is landscapes and the impressions they create and feelings they invoke. A sunset can summon a variety of emotions and memories depending on the lighting, the color, and the movement of the brush strokes. I get inspiration from the San Francisco Bay. I like to run along the shoreline in the evening when the sun is setting. My mind is stimulated by the infinite possibilities of what I can create. I use oil paint along with brushes and palette knives to paint with. Oil paints allow me to create artwork that has vibrancy and dynamic colors. I use multiple palette knives to create depth and texture within my paintings. I want to create pieces of artwork that allow the viewer to escape from daily stress and concerns. I love to use diverse textures that come out when slathering paint onto a canvas. Depending on the stroke and pressure used, I can get various effects to come out. The random and beautiful patterns that one can create are infinite. I try to create artwork that is whimsical and allows the viewers to go on an adventure and to travel to another world. I want each piece of artwork to resonate with viewer on a personal level and I hope that each viewer has a different experience then the previous person. I want my work to be soulful, tickle the senses and please the eyes.
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  1. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Nautical Notes, Oil Paint, 24x36
  2. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Aquamarine, Oil Paint, 48x60
  3. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Aurora, Oil Paint, 30x30
  4. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Blue Sea, Oil Paint, 16x20
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    Marine, Oil Paint, 16x20
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    Cosmos, Oil Paint, 12x12
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    Dusk at San Francisco Bay, Oil Paint, 30x30
  8. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Summers Eve, Oil Paint, 36x36
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    Harbor Winds, Oil Paint, 8x10
  10. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Iron Moss, Oil Painting, 36x36
  11. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Opulent, Oil Paint, 36x36
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    Out to Sea, Oil Paint, 30x30
  13. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Paradise Cove, Oil Painting, 30x30
  14. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Sea Foam, Oil Paint, 12x12
  15. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Setting Sun, Oil Paint, 36x48
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    Caramel, Oil Paint, 12x12
  17. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Sail Away, Oil Paint, 16x20
  18. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Seaway, Oil Paint, 30x30
  19. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Shoreline, Oil Paint, 12x36
  20. Blue Impressions Gallery

    The Perfect Storm, Oil Paint, 36x36
  21. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Tide, Oil Paint, 12x36
  22. Blue Impressions Gallery

    Water, Oil Paint, 24x24

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Personal Info
I am a: Woman
Seeking: Networking
Age: 32
Education: College Degree
City: San Lorenzo, CA
Country: United States
Profession: Artist
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Professional Info
Email: chelseatikotsky@gmail.com
City: San Lorenzo, CA, 94580, United States
Past Clients and Projects include:
EDUCATION

2009 B.A. in Painting, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
2007 Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, Florence, Italy
2006 A.S. in Liberal Arts, Chabot College, Hayward, CA


GALLERY SHOWS

2012-2013 Galerie Elektra, Sausalito, CA -- ONGOING


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 "Blue Impressions", Feist Wines, Amador City, CA -- ONGOING


GROUP/JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2013 The Story of the Creative Exhibition, Long Island City, NY
2013 San Leandro Art Festival, San Leandro, CA
2012-2013 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, Sutter Creek, CA -- ONGOING
2012-2013 BellaGrace Vineyards Tasting Room, Sutter Creek, CA -- ONGOING
2012 Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton, CA
2012 San Leandro Art Festival, San Leandro, CA
2011 Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton, CA
2011 San Leandro Art Festival, San Leandro, CA
2010 Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton, CA
2010 Children's Illustration Exhibition, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
2009 Senior Art Show, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
2008 Student Art Show: Tribute to Vivien Westwood, The De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2008 California State University Florence Art Show, CSU Firenze, Florence, Italy
2004 Student Art Show, Chabot College, Hayward, CA
2003 Boiler Room, Arroyo High School, San Lorenzo, CA


COMMISSIONS / LECTURES

2013 Art Lecture, Blick Art Store, Berkeley, CA
2013 Out to Sea, Oil Painting
2013 Elephants, Oil Painting
2011 Grazzini Mural, San Leandro, CA
2010 Class Room Lecture, Del Rey Elementary School, San Lorenzo, CA


BOOKS

2013 "Sparky's Adventure", Illustrated and written by Chelsea Tikotsky. Children's Book about a mischievous cat.
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