April 5, 2012
Lush Life: A detail of “Blue Heron” graces the cover of Marilee Childs’ book Circumambulation (“circling something sacred”). “You have to look at animals in nature and they’ll teach you what has to be done,” she says. “You have to think like animals. They have a lot of wisdom. They’ve been here a lot longer than we have.”
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Artist Marilee Childs evokes the profound spirit of nature through her colorful still-life paintings.
Marilee Childs paints lush watercolor and acrylic botanical still lifes populated with birds, butterflies and bouquets that are vividly and completely alive. They channel not just the physicality of nature, but the spirit, too; moths ...