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Dena Kirk
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Dena Kirk
Loveland , Colorado - United States
Oil Painting - Landscapes


Dena’s small town roots prompted one of her art professors to comment that her work expresses a love of intimate, quiet, and peaceful spaces. She enjoys the richness and texture of painting with oils. Her work has been described as “impressionistic realism.”

“To me, a painting is more than a photorealistic record. Although it may take skill to believably represent what you see onto a canvas, a great painting also captures an emotion. Painting, to me, is like poetry—a few inspired and well-chosen words can say more than a page of prose. I strive for an economy of brushstrokes for the same reasons.”

An award-winning artist, Dena’s paintings have been exhibited in regional, national, and international shows, including the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Her work hangs in private collections throughout the United States. She received her art training at the Loveland Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Students League of Denver, and the Scottsdale Artists...
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Rustic Cabin - Oil on Linen Panel - 10 x 8 - $400.00
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Renee Decator
2007-10-08 20:11:16
very nice work, painterly with a pleasing palette.
cathy savels
2007-05-06 02:02:20
Beautiful oil paintings. You have a lovely style. Your work is charming.
Dena Kirk
2007-04-21 12:33:01
Thank you all! I appreciate the feedback. This was a beautiful old Victorian home in Manitou Springs, CO, painted on location. I got a tour of the home from the owner!
ui uj
2007-04-20 20:07:29
I love the painting. It is where I want my art studio to be. Very beautiful and pleasing to look at. www.BoydGreeneArt.com
Sandy Bennett
2007-03-14 06:03:24
This is lovely. Beautiful use of complimentary colors. Post more, post moooore...
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