Fertility Adieu

When I receive this text: “Do you have a painting for a hysterectomy?” “Why, of course I do.” And then I said goodbye to this sweet painting this morning. SOLD. I love that she has a new home and love everything this painting gave me. Fertility by Marika Reinke This 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 …

Blocking the Light

Obstructed light halts the stubborn scuttle. Then, gently draw a different map. Acrylic 24″ x 30″ $500 Donated to the Black and White fundraising auction 2016 for CEPIA, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. CONTACT ME marika@marikareinke.com E-MAIL LIST Join my E-mail List Here to get current news of events and special deals. Read More …

Beauty is…

Like any artist or lover, I love Beauty. But here’s a challenge: define Beauty.  And why does it matter? I intuit Beauty is important to the human experience. I’m sure some happiness researcher has done a study that shows Beauty is important to cultivating happiness.  And geesh, happiness is so important these days that Read More …

A Healing Place

Story Go back to the place, before pain, before the known and learned.  To time travel to that feeling and heal there, in the healing place. Watercolor 12″ x 9″ This is a small painting I did for a client of her Healing Place.  The final version will be 24″ x 18″. To Buy This Read More …

A Rite of Passage

We should celebrate baseline mammograms like a birthday, anniversary or graduation. Mammograms usher in a new era.  Let’s make it official and celebrate. In this era, I take the bodies of my friends and loved ones who age with me side by side.  A party is necessary. Technically, I “do not have a history of breast or ovarian cancer” in Read More …

Goodbye Adrian: A Story of Miscarriage (Jan 2015)

Through the echoes of death, love, blood, fear and sad slow tears we rode this goodbye learning that being lost in the unknowable, uncontrollable, unimaginable only brings wordless awe for the mystery of life. All things happen for incomprehensible reasons. Souls were meant to meet. This soul needed a fleeting chance to feel our Read More …