Wild Ozark

~ Rock Foraging Nature Artist & Real Estate Agent in Kingston, AR ~

Welcome! Madison Woods is my pen-name. I’m a rock-smashing, paint-making nature artist in Arkansas. My real name is Roxann Riedel, and aside from being a nature-loving artist, I’m a REALTOR® with Montgomery Whiteley Realty.

(479)409-3429, or email madison@wildozark.com

New Acceptance: Las Laguna Art Gallery | 2020 Portrait Exhibition

I woke up this morning to an email announcing that one of my paintings had been accepted to a show. It’s good there are portrait exhibitions that allow strange paintings to hop on board. It’s no secret that I am awful at painting people, especially faces. But I have one very weird one that fits the call at Las Laguna Art Gallery, on Laguna Beach, CA.

As with all of the other recent shows I’ve managed to jury into, this one is online. It begins November 5. You can see the show here: https://www.laslagunagallery.com/copy-of-botanical (not sure why the ‘botanical’ filename, but I suspect someone overlooked renaming it when the page was created).

At The Las Laguna Art Gallery Online Exhibition: 2020 Portraits. "Eye of the Storm", by Madison Woods.
Eye of the Storm

Visit the exhibition online at the Las Laguna website: https://www.laslagunagallery.com/portraits

More about the painting

She is the Wind Worker – driven by passion, enamored with chaos, oblivious to danger and energized by storms. 

You can see all the progress pics that show the stages of painting this work at the page dedicated to this painting: Eye of the Storm. This one is mounted on foam core and can be framed with or without glazing. For those of you who enjoy weird art, the original and prints are for sale (prints not listed, yet). I can also make note cards featuring any of my paintings, although this one isn’t listed yet. If you’re interested in that, just email me at madison@wildozark.com. Note Cards are $5/ea.

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