Artist - Nancy E. von Hone - Artist
It has been quite some time since I added images to the website - job changes, moving, gallery closings - lots to do.  So here are all new pastel paintings:  2012 through 2017. 

St. John Sunset #1
9"x12" pastel, 2017

St. John Sunset #2
9"x12" pastel, 2017

  Under the Sea
12"x9" pastel, 2016

At the Sea
9"x12" pastel, 2016

Sunset Soaring
9"x12" pastel, 2016

The Baths, BVI #1
9.5"x8" pastel, 2013

The Baths, BVI #2
15"x12" pastel, 2013

Africa Series #1 
9"x12" pastel, 2017

Africa Series #2
9"x12" pastel, 2017

Floral Series #1
9"x12" pastel, 2017

Floral Series #2
9"x12" pastel, 2017

Floral Series #3
9"x12" pastel, 2017

Spring Azaleas
9"x12" pastel, 2016

"Stylistically speaking, von a painterly realist...Her critical eye gives each painting a perfect sense of balance...but color is her forte. From brooding nocturnals to radiant sunsets and icy blue lakes with crystalline skies, she utilizes color in a dramatic way to make her subjects compelling."         
~  Worcester Magazine 

I approach my art work as food for my soul – a refuge from the chaotic demands of everyday life.  The sense of “calm in the storm” that I feel while creating my paintings is the same feeling I hope my paintings bring to the viewer."    
~ Nancy E. von Hone,  
 Boylston, Massachusetts

 "Largely self-taught, the Boylston resident captures skies and sunsets with the exacting precision of a photographer and the swelling emotions of a poet.
 Massive orange-tinged thunderclouds darken the skies over Sedona. As fleecy clouds settle over the Happy River, azure skies stretch across Tibetan plains to the far horizon. A stone tower squats atop a rocky precipice overlooking the gray Atlantic beneath gun-metal skies." 
~  MetroWest Daily News

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