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    Valerie Ostenak

    About the Artist Valerie Ostenak has been drawing and painting since the age of four or five when she got her first box of crayons and she has never stopped. Ostenak studied jewelry, metalsmithing, and painting at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff AZ, and continued at California State University Long Beach, CA. She has worked with interior designers, architects, and artist-blacksmiths designing and creating sculpture, lighting, interior furnishings, and a decorative railing at the Grand Canyon. Ostenak’s work has been published in numerous books, magazines, and blogs. Selected titles include: Art Jewelry Today, Art Jewelry Today 2, Trend and Colours CIJ International, Watch & Jewelry Review, Showcase 500 art necklaces, ArtBusinessNews.com, British Vogue, British Harper’s Bazaar, and Contemporary Art of the Southwest. Ostenak has also been an invited lecturer at the Art institute of Phoenix, demonstrator and lecturer at Northern Arizona Arizona University and the Arizona State University metals departments. "In painting, I am having conversations with the Stillness . . . and I am at peace."
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    4.40
    Stormy Weather

    Beautiful color and mood.

    4.60
    Feels like a peacefully vintage day

    Loved the way the artist played with the ocean colors, blue and green. The purple shades are null or used very slightly on the rocks, however I see this painting and makes me feel like a peacefully vintage day with purple sunny rays.

    4.80
    Wonderful Painting

    I like everything about this - the mood, the subject, the execution.

    4.80
    Inspiring Tree

    I find the tree on the left particularly interesting. It looks like it's reaching for heaven. Is it seeking eternity?

    5.00
    Uplifting Colors

    I love the use of colors. They create a cheerful feeling.

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