ACK 1846 is a Mixed Media work on canvas. Using gesso, glass spheres, and paint, the artwork is created through layering the materials.
ACK 1846
ACK 1846

ACK 1846

$ 300.00

From a series of paintings celebrating Nantucket's history, ACK 1846 is one of my glass paintings. Building upon a dimensional gesso that mimics the nautical charts of the island and surrounding waters, I layer on the famous Nantucket Red with a warm golden 1846, and then mindfully add a single layer of glass spheres that forms the shape of this storied island. As the viewer moves or the light changes, the shimmer of the island's shape appears and disappears. Looks great as a single piece of artwork or with one or more of the other ACK Year Paintings.

1846 was the year that the Great Fire destroy hundreds of the island's buildings.

Finished and framed size is 7.5" square and 2" deep. The frame is a matte black floater style frame.