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We can achieve a sense of well being just by surrounding ourselves with things of beauty, things we love - which is our own form of self expression.

It is joyful to me to use color and design with a distinct sense of rhythm and texture - with vibrant, saturated colors. My studio provides a solitary space to work in - but I love to paint outdoors en plein air. We are so fortunate to be surrounded by such inspiring beauty.

Framing is an important part of the finished piece - I can providing framing at a reasonable price - I like to see my artwork framed well! I can also enhance my giclee reproductions with paint to add to the texture.

My current offering of paintings and giclees is listed below.

All images on this site are copyrighted, and the exclusive property of Marla Mullaney Art & Design LLC 2016 -2017

Harmony

Oils
10" x 10"
Original Sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 220.

As soon as I set up to paint this scene, iit started to rain. I persisted through the rain, and painted the buildings and street. As soon as I had done that, the sun came out and people emerged from the buildings. The interplay of light and shadow was gorgeous and the colorfully dressed people going about their daily routine.

 

Charmed

Oils
8" x 8" framed with filet $900.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 210.

"Charmed" has a simple, peaceful feeling with upbeat colors and energy. Reminiscent of a warm sunny afternoon - friends gathered on the sidewalk and a couple walking hand in hand toward the beach - a relaxed, happy piece.

 

Peaceful, Easy Feelin

Oils
Original 10"x10"
750.

Original also available 23"x 23"
$1600.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 190.

"Peaceful, Easy Feelin" named itself. I painted this in a magical spot with the sunlight streaming through the trees and the vibrant happy colors of the gardens and the buildings creating such harmony - the song was running through my mind as I painted...

Oh Happy Day

Oils - plein air
Original 10"x10"
Framed size 14"x14"
$900.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 220.

A gorgeous seaside setting, with a riot of tropical colors - created a peaceful, happy feeling. Then to top it all off, a musician came and set up next to me and played wonderful flamenco music. It was just heaven for me.

Summer Buzz

Oils
Original 12"x16"
$1400.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 190.

"Summer Buzz" is a plein air painting that captures the relaxed yet uplifting spirit of an outdoor restaurant. Lots of people with lots of gestures - interacting and enjoying a beautiful afternoon together.

Golden Arches

Oils - plein air
Original size 8"x10"
$700.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 190.

My very first plein air painting - and one of my favorites - such wonderful rich tones and textures to work with - setting up for market in the center of town.

 

Downtown Excelsior

Oils on Canvas
Original size 9"x12"
$950.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
120. - 280.

Vibrant and colorful, downtown Excelsior has a busy friendly sense to it. Water dishes for the dogs, sidewalk placards and wonderful flower pots line the sidewalks. It's a well-loved hub of activity, for sure.

 

All's Well

Oil on Canvas
12" x 12"
Original $850., framed

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 220.

While visiting a nearby vineyard, I felt this wonderful energy among this group. Towering trees seemed to dwarf them. The painting has a dreamy feeling to it.

 

Tommy's Trolley

Oils - plein air
Original 9"x12"
Original sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 190.

One of Excelsior's wonderful features is Tommy's Trolley. Vibrantly colored and set on the shoreline of Lake Minnetonka; it is a feast for the eyes for the palette. The upbeat energy and colorful setting is a delight.

Cottagewood General

Oils
Original 11"x14"
$1400. framed

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 260.

A delightful gem resides in the heart of picturesque Cottagewood. It is the pride and joy of the residents and evident that it has been well loved for many generations.

Amuse Me

Oils and Gouche
Original 12"x12"
$975.

Limited Edition Giclees
custom sized available
140. - 285.

From 1925 to '71, the Excelsior Amusement Park graced the property that is now Maynards. It was truly a child's dream come true. (at least for me!) The colors and the energy were kinetic and the experience was exhilarating! This scene was painted from my memory of it, vivid in my mind...

Timeless

Oils
Original 19" x 18"
$950.

Limited Edition Giclees

Timeless has a sense of time as well as place. From generation to generation the practice of father teaching child to fish has gone on. This is a very peaceful image that has rich color and lots of texture.

Let the Festivities Begin

Oils
Original 9" x 12"
$475.

Limited Edition Giclees

This romantic image bring nostalgia and the holidays into focus. It depicts bringing home a Christmas tree in the back of the reliable old pick up truck with heaps of snow all around.

Simple Pleasures

Oils - 3 sizes of Originals
38" x 42" 2200.
17" x 16 650. Study 2
15" x 15" 650. Study 1

Limited Edition Giclees can be ordered

A sunkissed scene that reminds us to enjoy simple times...clothes on the line, preparing the table for a guest your puppy playing by your side...ah quietude...

Taking Time to Play

Oils
Original 16 x 16" framed
$850.

Limited Edition Giclee can be ordered

Inspired by the simple notion of taking time to play, I wanted to capture those times of enjoying our company and sense of place. And sitting by the shoreline does that pretty well...

Just Explorin

Oils
Original 19 x 23"
$950.

Limited Edition Giclee can be ordered

On the beach with all the endless discoveries, these kids are in a beautiful lakeside setting with lots of playful energy.

Horse Whisperers

Oils
Original 12"x16"
$925.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 220.

A silent connection between these pasture buddies is obvious. In this peaceful setting, the warm tones of the bay horse and the cool tones of the grey, complement each other and emphasize the graceful contours of the horses.

Morning Has Broken

Oil on Canvas
15" x 16"
Original $700.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 220.

Early morning light washes over these equine friends and their pasture. The warm peachy tones and the tranquility of the scene has a very peaceful effect. The day promises to be a good one.

 

Grazing in the Garden

Oils
Original sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 170.

It's easy to feel the warmth of the sun and to hear the birds singing in this peaceful work. Although taken from my imagination, it could easily have been set in Tuscany.

 

Feeling the Bond

Oils
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

There is a mystical feeling to this painting, set in a forest, it reflects that unspoken bond between horse and rider.

 

Bold and Sassy

Oils
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

"Bold and Sassy" was such a dramatic scene responding to the surf with such spirit, that I was compelled to paint it from the coast line. It was hand built by a father and son, and their careful craftsmanship was very evident, even from a distance.

 

Tired but Proud

Oils on Canvas
Original size 16"x20"
$700.

Limited Edition Giclees
custom sizes
140. - 300.

Inspired by the expression on this woman's face, I had to paint her. It seemed to be a well worm expression of pride and love for her craft. We should all be so lucky

 

True Companions

Oils
Original 9 x 12 plus wood filet and wooden frame   $900.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
155. - 260.

Warm sunshine, calm and a solid connection between these equine friends are depicted in this oil painting. It's easy to imagine this scene in present day, or early in the past century. Rich warm tones create a settled, homey sense.

 

Morning on Horseback

Oils
Original size 15"x16.5"
Matted and framed size, 24"x28"
$740.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

Feels like a brisk, chilly morning - setting out with two frisky horses.

 

Blooms to Go

Oils
18"x18"
Original Sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 190.

"Blooms to Go" was inspired by a vintage flower shop in Annapolis. It shows a flurry of intent shoppers going about the delightful task of choosing flowers.....has a happy feeling about it.

 

House on Nicollet Island

Oils
Original plein air
Framed size 9"x12"
With linen liner, 12.75"x15.75"
$600.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

I set up my easel early one summer morning on Nicollet Island - birds chirping, the temperature rising - just as I was packing up, a cat strutted by, begging to be included.

 

Morning on Nicollet Island

Oils - plein air
Original size 9"x12"
Framed size 15.5"x19.5"
Original sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
same size available
70.

Captures the contentment and serenity of a sunny summer morning on Nicollet Island - cat on the roof, overseeing it all.

 

Garden by the Depot

Oils
10"x10"
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 180.

"Garden by the Depot" is a plein air painting that I did right outside the quaint old train depot in Wayzata, Minnesota. It feels like a place that has witnessed a lot of motion as well as emotion. I found the gardens to be gorgeous and peaceful overlooking Wayzata Bay.

 

Sandy Beach

Oils
12"x16"
$950.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 260.

"Sandy Beach" is a treasure in and around the town of Cottagewood in Minnesota. It is secluded and tiny and a peaceful, playful place. I had a lot of fun painting there and soaking in the sun and the good feelings.

 

Off the Rack

Oils - plein air
8"x10"
$400.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 160.

There is a very sweet area along the lake in Greenwood where some canoes and kayaks are stored. This scene was especially beautiful because it was an idyllic summer day, with the stream of sunshine dancing through the trees. This couple was out for an afternoon of relaxation.

 

Paddling Excelsior Bay

Oils - plein air
Original 11"x14"
$950.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
80. - 180.

A warm sunny day on the Lake - cool tones of the water contrast with deep warm tones in the background buildings. A mix of warm and cool tones create texture in the lakeshore rip-rap. Two kayakers making their way through Excelsior Bay.

Hangin by the Shed

Oils
Original 9"x12"
$650.

"Hangin by the Shed" - I painted this surrounded by the sounds of horses, ducks and chickens and a little black puppy that kept taking my paint brushes. The setting felt ancient, but the playfulness was very much in the moment.

Such a Bond

Oils
9"x12"
$850.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
95. - 180.

"Such a Bond" I painted this scene while watching horse and owner walking along in unison - no halter or lead rope - just trust and connection. I've felt that many times and just wanted to try to capture it.

 

Chillin in the Sunshine

Oils - plein air
Original 10"x10"
Framed size 13.5"x13.5"
$600.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

Remote and romantic, this setting was just gorgeous. Snuggled under the shady presence of an old palm tree this couple was in their own tropical world as streams of sunshine surrounded them.

End of the Arches

Oils - plein air
Original sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
80. - 220.

Rich, warm tones are the palette for vendors set up in a cavernous marketplace.

 

Suzanne's Shed

Oils - plein air
Original 850.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 190.

This century old cabin is an unexpected presence on the lakeshore. It has been lovingly cared for, and has a certain calm and dignity to it. The colors and textures, contrasted to the lake were fascinating to me. And the purple door just sets it off.

Smelling the Posies

Oils
Original plein air size 8"x10"
Framed size 10.5"x12.5"
$650.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

This structure has presence, and it has for a very long time - rich deep colors with a happy, self sustaining garden in the foreground.

 

Morning at the Hacienda

Oils - plein air
Original 10"x10"
$490.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

Situated on a private estate this charming scene had an age-old presence, welcoming to all. The warm tones and lush foliage were enchanting.

Putting In

Oils
9"x12"
$650.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

"Putting In" was inspiring because it was such a peaceful spot and the people were intent on keeping it that way. It was a slow and steady, as was the painting. Very enjoyable.

 

Day Dreaming

Oils
9"x12"
$650.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

"Day Dreaming" - I watched on as the fellow in the hut seemed to be utterly lost in reverie, observing the paddle boarder, but not really. Seemed to be lost in his own day dream.

 

Picnic by the Bay

Oils
7"x9"
$400.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
80. - 140.

"Picnic by the Bay" it's fun for me to see people interacting and enjoying each other and the environment. It was an early summer day and perfect to picnic.

 

Making a Connection

Oils on Gesso Board
11x14" plus frame
$400.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 260.

A curious bird and a young girl on the beach make a sweet connection. This is a quiet and gentle piece with lots of texture. Study of Peggi K. Roberts.

 

Feelin Freeeeeeee

Oils
18"x18"
Original sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
110. - 180.

"Feelin Freeeeee" is playful and simple, children swingin high and fearlessly while their faithful canine guardian watches on.

 

Green Car

Oils - plein air
Original sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
60. - 180.

A vibrant, upbeat painting that captures the energy of a colorful, kinetic city scape.

 

Morning Market

Oils - plein air
Original is sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
60. - 180.

Vibrant, loose brushwork captures the vendor as she displays her produce and prepares for her days work.

 

Flower Vendor

Oils
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
one size available
80.

Flowers everywhere! This woman becomes part of the riot of color and texture with the flowers; a joyful street scene.

 

Feeling Festive

Oils - Original
6"x8", framed with linen liner or gold plein air frame with filet
$500.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
95. - 180.

An easy, breezy light hearted painting; with fresh, pure and vibrant color tones. It feels like an outdoor gathering is about to happen.

 

Smitten

Oils
Original sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
95. - 180.

Enjoying the warmth of the sunny day and each other, this pair is simply smitten.

 

Labor of Love

Oils
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 210.

Lost in the beauty of her creation - this vibrant painting has a meditative, serene sense of peacefulnes.

 

Dash Toward Dusk

Oils
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 180.

Late day shadows and the red glow of a setting sun against a wide open sky set the scene for this galloping horse and rider.

 

Waiting to Play

Oils
Original 10"x14"
$600.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
90. - 190.

A familiar backyard scene set in a lush garden; the gardener is intent on her flowers while her canine companion waits patiently for her attention. The warm sunny tones of the house and the vibrant colors of the flowers create an upbeat scene.

On the Pond

Acrylic
Original sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
70. - 190.

This art is taken from a portion of a large mural - happy, colorful, whimsical.

 

Harvest Moon

Oils
Original size 8"x10"
Framed size 14"x17.5"
Original Sold.

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
70. - 190.

Late summer, early fall, crisp nights when the Harvest Moon casts amazing light and shadows in the pasture - this art is dreamlike, maybe because it was taken from a dream.

 

Garden Path

Acrylic
Original sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
60. - 180.

This whimsical art is a portion of a larger mural. Feel the summer sun and the deep shadows and smell the fragrance.

Blue Shed

Oils
Original size 16"x20"
Framed size 22.5"x26"
Original Sold

Limited Edition Giclees
various sizes available
80. - 210.

The calm presence of a weathered blue shed harkens back to simpler times. A colorful garden in the foreground creates upbeat energy.

 

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