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BUNNY OLIVER
Austin, Texas - United States



, Morning Cappuccino, Urban, $919
, Orange Umbrella, Urban, $840
, Going For Gelato, Urban, $2,074

Art Starting At $1,417

Artist Statement

PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE, WWW.OLIVERARTGALLERY.COM, TO VIEW ADDITIONAL PAINTINGS. SEE MORE PAINTINGS OF HONDURAS AND LEARN ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND BENEFITING CHILDREN OF JUTICALPA, OLANCHO, HONDURAS. BE SURE TO SEE ADDITIONAL WORKS ON PAGE 2 AND FOLLOWING Painting has been a lifelong dream for me, but before the late 1980's my efforts were sporadic. I had been employed in various fields, mostly on the staffs of politicians and attorneys. I was exposed to the impressionism of a group of artists in New Mexico, and their color and freshness intrigued me. In 1987 I was fortunate to take a workshop with Ray Vinella, one of these painters, in the mountains north of Taos, New Mexico. Vinella and the setting were inspiring. After that workshop, the more I painted, the more I was consumed with a desire to create beautiful images. Painting every available moment, I read art books constantly and studied paintings in museums and galleries. I continued to study with Vinella, as well as Kevin Macpherson, Don Ward, JoeAnna Arnett, Ron Rencher and Gay Falkenberry. In 1989 I was encouraged to enter a local juried art festival, and I had what I considered to be enough paintings to do so. It was an inauspicious beginning to a career in art as far as sales go, but the positive comments of the public and encouragement of other artists led me to believe my paintings and my sales would improve. Still working in a law office but cutting ...

Original Artworks (20)

Bunny Oliver; Winter Tapestry, 2011, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  The winter willows and dark streams contrasted against the white snow have always captured my attention. ...
Bunny Oliver
Original Oil Painting, 2011
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Brightening a Rainy Day, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Rain didn' t stop these Parisiennes from selecting the perfect bouquet to brighten up the gray day. ...
Bunny Oliver
Original Oil Painting, 2010
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Bouquet of Sunshine, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Sunflowers are a favorite subject of mine, and I loved them in this blue vase. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2010
20 x 30 inches (50.8 x 76.2 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Colorado Summer, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241  Driving along the Colorado River near Granby, we came upon this scene.  The serenity of the pasture and the majestic sunlit mountains caught my attention. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
30 x 15 inches (76.2 x 38.1 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Morning Cappuccino, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241  On a drizzly gray day in Pienza, the bright umbrella was a striking contrast. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Orange Umbrella, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  On a drizzly gray day in Pienza, the bright umbrella was a striking contrast. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Going for Gelato, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Walking through ancient arches in Sorrento, this couple could have been seeking the perfect place to get gelato. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Waiting Wistfully, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  While enjoying a delicious Tuscan meal in Pienza, we were intrigued by this lovely woman gazing out the window- - eagerly waiting for her companion to arrive. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; View to Pienza, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  From the enchanting Agriturismo Cretaiole, you can see the walled Renaissance town of Pienza. ...
Bunny Oliver
Original Oil Painting, 2009
24 x 12 inches (61.0 x 30.5 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Monets Pond, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  For a painter, walking the paths that Monet walked and seeing the beautiful pond he so often painted was a dream come true. ...
Bunny Oliver
Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Rush Hour Amsterdam, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  Bicyclists in Amsterdam are amazing- - masters of multi- tasking.  There are hundreds, many of whom are smoking a cigarette, talking on a cell phone, holding an umbrella, often with a child or two on board. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; A Loaf of Bread A Jug of Wine, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  This young couple was enjoying a glass of French wine with their lunch in the most enjoyable of atmospheres, a shady table at a charming cafe in Provence. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 20 inches (61.0 x 50.8 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Glory of the Western Sky, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Sunsets from my back porch are the very best evening entertainment! ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Postcard from Provence, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  Wandering the cobblestone streets of the villages in Provence was delightful on this beautiful September afternoon. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Bellagio Pearl of Lake Como, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  When approaching by boat, you delight in the colorful buildings of Bellagio sparkling in the sunlight.  ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 12 inches (61.0 x 30.5 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; In the Shadow of the Church, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  On Sunday afternoon in the bustling village of Mijas in Andalucia, Spain, this couple finds a quiet spot to enjoy a cup of cappaccino. ...
Bunny Oliver
Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Sunlit Garden, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island is magnificent at any time, but on this clear summer day, it was spectacular. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2007
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Decisions Decisions, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Market Day in Sainte Maxime on the beasutiful French Riviera, and the luscious offerings make decisions very difficult. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; Glorioso, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 30 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Bunny Oliver; In Monets Footsteps, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  A walk in the beautiful gardens at Monet' s home in Giverny is a special treat for anyone, but for an artist, it is almost like being on hallowed ground. ...
Bunny Oliver
Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 20 inches (61.0 x 50.8 cm)
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