Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Sophie (sold)

portrait of a Redbone Coonhound mix

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord

private collection • Poway, California

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Bovine Intervention (sold)

Louisiana cow quintet

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


7 x 5 inches • acrylic on Gessobord

Private collection • Milan, Illinois

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Summer Song (sold)

north Louisiana Indian summer landscape

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


16 x 20 • acrylic on cradled Gessobord • sides painted dark brown
gloss varnish for protection & easy cleaning • sold unframed

private collection • Puyallup, Washington

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

After the Storm (sold)

© 2008 by Karen Mathison Schmidt


After the Storm
24 x 36 x 2 inches deep • acrylic on 2" cradled Gessobord

private collection • Puyallup, Washington

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Heirlooms (sold)

Antique pitcher with tea roses

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord

private collection • New Bern, NC

Monday, August 18, 2008

Between Orchard and Pie (sold)

apples, plums, peaches in a vintage milk glass fruit bowl

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic painting on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning

private collection, Bethesda, MD

Friday, May 23, 2008

Remembrance (sold)

Pansies on a Cloudy Day

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection & easy cleaning

private collection • New Bern, North Carolina

Friday, May 16, 2008

Yearwood Road on a May Afternoon (sold)

northwest Louisiana landscape

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on gessobord
gloss varnish for protection & easy cleaning • sold unframed

private collection • San Luis Obispo, California

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Waterfront Glow (sold)

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed

private collection • Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Consider These (sold)

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed

private collection • Scottsdale, Arizona

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Irises Out Front (sold)

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed

private collection • Carrollton, Texas

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Annie in the Afternoon (sold)

And now for something completely different: a pet portrait in which the subject is actually awake!

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed
private collection • Titusville, New Jersey

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Antique (sold)

Henry, our bluetick coonhound, sleeping on an antique sofa.

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


5 x 7 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed
private collection, Poway, California

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Dreaming in Color (sold)

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt
6x6 • acrylic on Gessobord

private collection • Poway, California

Monday, April 7, 2008

Italia Soleggiata (sold)

(Sunny Italy)

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6x6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning

private collection • Puyallup, Washington

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Honey Bunch (sold)

Fragrant spring bouquet of daffodils & paperwhites

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord

private collection • San José, California

Friday, April 4, 2008

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Bayou Road on a Spring Morning (sold)

North Louisiana Landscape ... A Country Road

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


5 x 7 • acrylic on Gessobord

private collection • Lafayette, Colorado

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Spring Morning (SOLD)

North Louisiana Spring Landscape
© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


7 x 5 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning
private collection • Gig Harbor, Washington

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Late Winter Glow (SOLD)

Northwest Louisiana Bayou Landscape

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


18 x 24 • acrylic on 1" cradled Gessobord • sides painted dark umber
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning

February Dusk (SOLD)

North Louisiana Landscape

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


5 x 7 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Oak Tree on Ratcliff (SOLD)

Shreveport, Louisiana, neighborhood streetscape

©2007 Karen Mathison Schmidt


24 x 18 • acrylic on 3/8 inch art board
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed
dovetail slot in back allows for hanging flush against the wall

See close-up details of this painting here!

Monday, January 28, 2008

Anticipating Flagstaff (SOLD)

© 2007 Karen Mathison Schmidt


24 x 18 • acrylic on cradled gessobord • sides painted dark umber
Gloss varnish for protection and ease of cleaning • sold unframed

See close-up details of this painting here!

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Roses for Enid (SOLD)

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning • sold unframed

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Henry (SOLD)

Portrait of a Bluetick Coonhound

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning
private collection (Atlanta, GA)

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Anticipating Spring (SOLD)

or, The future Queen of the Universe calculates her next move.

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning
private collection (Valparaiso, IN)

Friday, January 11, 2008

Santa Fe Garden

©2005 Karen Mathison Schmidt
(I dug this one up from the archives to post here ...
I’m planning to make prints available in the not-too-distant future!)


10 x 10 • acrylic on cradled hardwood panel
private collection, Chico, CA

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

There’s No Place Like Home” (SOLD)

©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection & ease of cleaning • sold unframed
private collection • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Monday, January 7, 2008

Midwinter Moon (SOLD)

© 2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt


16 x 20 • acrylic on cradled gessobord
sides painted dark umber
gloss varnish for protection and ease of cleaning
private collection • Vancouver, BC, Canada