Thursday, November 4, 2010

Oma Series / "Guest Room Hymnal"

© Debbi Smith Rourke
Oma Series / "Guest Room Hymnal"
10 x 8" oil on canvas panel, framed.
$150 framed + tax (TX only) + $13 sh/h.

This painting was exhibited in the "Library Foliage" exhibit at the Studio2Gallery Dec. 4 - Jan. 22. Austin Chronicle review of exhibit is glowing!!! Yea!!
Oma's second bedroom was my aunt Mary's room growing up. Mary is just 8 years older than me, so she is more like a sister.  I remember sharing the room with her when I was a young girl and getting roped into rubbing her back. But did get to learn all her big-girl fashion and hair tips. Even learned to play spoons and card tricks in this room. Later on, this room became the guest room for whatever family member was visiting, and ALWAYS remained the sewing room. The bedside table has looked like this as long as I can remember, until the house was cleared out anyway. So sweet of Oma to put a church hymnal by the bed. Miss just hanging out and watching her sew. 


Pam Holnback said...

Good composition. Great highlights on the table.

Nancy B. Hartley said...

Another beautiful painting, and tribute to your grandmother. I love this series, along with the sweet stories. It brings back memories of my own wonderful grandmothers.

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

Such a nice memory, and a real gem of a painting..

Amy Hillenbrand said...

You can just feel the sweetness of your Oma in the one.