JANET MATHIAS

I believe we sense spiritual forces through the natural world. Water, wind, plants and patterns are inhabited and personified. Figures, faces and masks emerge and disappear from the ground much as they do in the subconscious, suggesting ceremony or transformation. We each have one or more totem animals that act as messengers or spirit guides, and embody our internal conflicts. It is a popular misconception that we choose them. Rather, they choose us. I dream of these vessels, animals and anthropomorphic beings. I paint them because they accompany me.

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Paintings & Mixed Media
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic, pastel and pencil on paper
Orange Monkey Skull
acrylic, pastel and pencil on paper
10" x 7 1/2"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on panel
Lovely Bouquet
2011
oil on panel
20" x 18"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Sold DotEl Pequeño Circo / The Little Circus
2016
oil on canvas
30" x 30"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic, ink and pastel on paper
Eva y Adam
2016
acrylic, ink and pastel on paper
8" x 8"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media pastel, acrylic and pencil on paper
Icon Beach Cat
2016
pastel, acrylic and pencil on paper
6" x 6 1/4"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media collage, fabric and acrylic on paper
Little Ones
2016
collage, fabric and acrylic on paper
3 1/2 " x 5"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil and collage on board
Sold DotShaman with Dark Horse
2010
oil and collage on board
30" x 30"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Sit
2012
oil on canvas
30" x 40"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Contact
2011
oil on canvas
18" x 24"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on panel
Skulls with Spider
2012
oil on panel
24" x 30"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media pastel and ink on paper
Close Encounter
pastel and ink on paper
5" x 6"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic and pencil on paper
I'm Listening
2016
acrylic and pencil on paper
9 3/4" x 7"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on panel
Cherries Jubilee
2012
oil on panel
24" x 20"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic and paper, collage on canvas
Sold DotEl Musico / The Musician

acrylic and paper, collage on canvas
7" x 7 1/2"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media chalk pastel and pencil on paper
Internal Compass
chalk pastel and pencil on paper
11" x 9"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on board
Taxi!
2010
oil on board
30" x 30"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Ready Steady
2011
oil on canvas
30" x 24"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Sold DotGreen Land
2012
oil on canvas
36" x 48"

private collection: New Mexico

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil and collage on canvas
Little Flower (Etta)
oil and collage on canvas
20" x 16"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on board
Red Dog and Hare
2010
oil on board
36" x 36"

Ampersand Clayboard, 2" cradle

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic and ink on canvas
Tropical Dog
2009
acrylic and ink on canvas
48" x 60"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic on paper
Black Dog with Hats
acrylic on paper
20" x 16"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on clayboard
Sold DotBush of Ghosts
2009
oil on clayboard
30" x 30"

private collection
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media Oil pastel and ink on paper
The Chase
2009
Oil pastel and ink on paper
20" x 25"

This work is Framed

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Lake Monkeys
2007
oil on canvas
48" x 60"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media acrylic on paper
Trio
acrylic on paper
11" x 14"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media mixed media on paper
Sold DotCookie
2010
mixed media on paper
22" x 22"

everything on my palette: Sennelier oil pastel, acrylic, ink, graphite, colored pencil, chalk, paper, ink, love and luck
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil and graphite on canvas
Sold DotBirdie
2008
oil and graphite on canvas
20" x 20"

private collection

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
Sold DotRiptide
2011
oil on canvas
22" x 28"
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on clayboard
Sold DotRocky Boat
2009
oil on clayboard
24" x 36"

private collection: N. VA

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on board
Sold DotCity Spirits
2010
oil on board
30" x 30"

private collection
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on clayboard
The Crowd
2009
oil on clayboard
36" x 24"

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media collage on paper
Marina 1
2009
collage on paper
11" x 14"

pastel, graphite, ink, crayon, paper collage
Framed
JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media mixed media on paper
Marina 2
2008
mixed media on paper
11" x 14"

Framed

JANET MATHIAS Paintings & Mixed Media oil on canvas
That Ship Sailed
2009
oil on canvas
20" x 40" diptych