355 & 356 Minimal Marathon Diptych Painting by Heather Blanton

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TOP 24X48 IN CANVAS ALONE
BOTTOM 24 IN X 48 IN CANVAS ALONE
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Painting: Acrylic, Pencil on Canvas.

This two piece marathon is painted on 2- 24 in x 48 in x 1.5 in. canvases. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TWO PIECE SET DIVIDED IN HALF. THE SALE INCLUDES BOTH PIECES MAKING IT A 48X48 IN. PIECE BUT CAN BE SPACED ACCORDING TO YOUR NEEDS.

Known for her fun acrylic works depicting the art of motion while celebrating competition and the human spirit, Heather Blanton is an American painter and photographer living and working in St. Augustine, Florida. Her latest series, “Sports,” depicts a wide range of subjects from colorful cyclists peddling toward the finish line to hundreds of marathon runners racing to glory.

Born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1973, Blanton studied art at the University of North Florida and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She spent three years living in New York City exploring hand-manipulated and distressed Polaroid SX-70 film images. As analog film teetered on the edge of extinction, Blanton turned to fine art painting as her next medium. Today she has created hundreds of large and small sports paintings influenced by Abstract Expressionism and conflicted by a blend of animation and whimsy.

“My works are focused on the energy of the race,” Blanton explains of her “Sports” series. “They are easily distinguishable by compositional elements of color and form. By creating dialog between the viewer and the subject matter, this series is a cohesive collection of flat images with a chaotic, pattern-like style where the lines and negative spaces are almost as important as the subject matter.”

A professional artist since 2004, Blanton has successfully shown in nearly 50 exhibitions and her work can be found in public and private collections around the globe from Amsterdam and Atlanta to Manhattan and Miami. She has been featured in numerous publications and media outlets and continues to work as the conduit to capture her client’s passions of skiing,
cycling, golfing, triathlons, and everything in between.


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355 & 356 Minimal Marathon Diptych

Heather Blanton

United States

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Size: 48 W x 48 H x 1.5 in

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