Fill a wall of your home with this unique, beautiful, and rare full-sized print of "Fancy Meeting You Here." Only 25 full sized prints will be sold. The prints are made to order by a business in Tempe, Arizona, so please allow 2 weeks for the print to be ready to be delivered. The print is 40 inches tall by 40 inches wide. There are just three editions of signed and numbered archival giclee prints on German Cotton Hahnemuehle 308 GSM Photo Rag Paper:
350 x Small 9.5 x 9.5 inch
350 x Large 15 x 15 inch
25 x Full Sized
There are no canvas prints or prints made on any other surfaces.
The print comes with a certificate of authenticity, as well as the story behind the painting, and the artist bio and artist statement. The print is signed by the artist and numbered on the front in the bottom margin of the print.
When you buy a painting or archival print from this site, you are buying directly from me, the artist, Leah Kiser. Your purchase helps keep my business operational and helps me keep painting more work like this.
The Story Behind This Painting:
“Fancy Meeting You Here” is the first painting in which I’ve included two fantastical ideas I’ve been cultivating in the genre of Imaginative Realism: feather boa cats and lace fish.
I enjoy painting beautiful textures that are challenging to represent- the lace with its transparency and intricate details and the feathers with their catawampus postures - they excite my senses. Transforming these textures into animals with character and movement is quite challenging and time consuming, but it adds an element of magic and fun.
This painting portrays a moment in which the peculiar figures turn around to see one another for the first time. One can only imagine what will happen next…
I began painting "Fancy Meeting You Here" in the beginning of March of 2022 at the Celebration of Fine Art in Scottsdale. After the show ended for the year, I had surgery that caused internal bleeding, and was lucky to survive. I took a two month long break to heal and recover because I could not sit upright for very long periods of time.
The painting was finally finished in October 2022. In that same month, I also began the publication process for the book "There Will Be Nonsense." after raising enough money through Kickstarter presales.
In 2022, I finished only 5 paintings. This is my largest painting to date.
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