In Need of a Guide

Early one morning, I walked up an urban Queen Anne hill about 50 feet behind a blind man with a walking stick.  I have seen this man many times.  I remember his independence and courage.  He regularly walks up this busy hill to his work, home, or office.  This was Read More …

The Gift

Silly joy Sweet tears Steaming fear Spitting anger Deep gratitude Quietude We witness The Gift. Acrylic on Canvas  Diptych 2 x 16” x 20” $350 USD CONTACT ME marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current news of events and special deals. I respect your privacy and Read More …

Found in the River

  In a still moment, a blind hand reaches into the river to retrieve its sweet vision. Watercolor 16” x 12” $150 -SOLD   CONTACT ME marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current news of events and special deals. I respect your privacy and will not Read More …

My Jungle

  My jungle is not green, Nor any quiet color. My jungle is not silent, Because she squeaks and yawns unlike an ordered universe. My jungle is not still, Its movement flows in winds and rivers. My jungle blooms, and swallows, sighs in heaves, it splatters and disconnects and re-puzzles. Read More …

Constraints and Freedom

“I always finish a painting in a day – max 2 days” she said.  And I thought Wow. “I can work on a painting for up to 6 months.” was my response. We both looked at each other in awe. The creative process takes many forms and there is no one right way.  But Read More …

Tied in Knots

Tied in Knots (c) Marika Reinke 2015 habits are an impenetrable bind Watercolor 8″ x 5″  Buy Here But Tied in Knots Here  Original Painting: $55 with frame CONTACT ME marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current news of events and special deals. I respect your privacy Read More …

Seashell Collection

Jewels tempting tiny hands. A code mosaic. Secret art lockets conveying underwater messages. watercolor 8″ x 5″   Contact me marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current news of events and special deals. I respect your privacy and will not share this information with others.   Read More …

Love is a Beautiful Burn (2014)

The sum of two ones is not an even number, or numerical. When two ones meet, the universe unfolds, creating an infinity that burns. Its slow heat gently soothes and violently simmers all the knots and can’ts. A practical alchemy that un-peals once invisible layers. Water becomes fire, stone to Read More …

Metamorphosis (Dec 2014)

The shape of change is indistinct. A transformation that folds and blooms into itself infinitely. An unpredictable death of echoing patterns and shapes. An inevitable rebirth with deep set roots. A foreshadow of time. Watercolor 24″ x 18″  In The News This painting was featured by the Northwest Art Alliance Read More …

Emergent (2011)

An idea emerges. Sometimes years go by, other times a moment to birth. The sweet anticipation, not knowing where it will lead but it will change something or everything. The exhilaration felt on a roller coaster, looking down at that first great descent. As this idea emerges, so does exhilaration. Read More …