Christine Mottau



New Hampshire Swamp

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©christine mottau
©christine mottau
christine mottau

Artist Statement

The small overgrown ponds and wetlands of the Monadnock region of Southern NH are the inspiration for this series of drawings. The wet woody vines and branches are abstract looking in the springtime before the foliage covers the tangled sanctuary for birds and other wildlife.

christine mottau fine artist

"Tangled Grapevines-Purgatory Rd."
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper, 4'x10'

christine mottau fine artist

"Sumac"
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper, 4'x8'



christine mottau fine artist

"Emery Holt Rd."
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper, 4'x6'

christine mottau fine artist

"Swamp Trees"
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper 4'x8'

christine mottau fine artist

"Reed Reflection"
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper, 4'x6'

christine mottau fine artist

"Bramble"
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper, 4'x6'

christine mottau fine artist

"Rushes"
Oil Bar on Fabriano Hot Press Paper, 4'x6'

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