Isolde Sarnecki



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Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
5 days ago 
Tiger Lillies by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 22 x 28
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
5 days ago 
An Orange by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 14 x 11
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
5 days ago 
Last Tomato of the Season by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 14 x 11
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Yellow Roses by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 11 x 14
 
Yellow roses in all stages of growth.
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Radishes by Isolde Sarnecki
30 x 30
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
5 months ago 
Fiesta Ware and Doughnuts by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 18 x 24
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
In Deep Thoughts by Isolde Sarnecki
14 x 11
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
7 months ago 
Falling Leaves by Isolde Sarnecki
Watercolor 20 x 16
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
8 months ago 
Now we are 6 by Isolde Sarnecki
egg tempera 12 x 9
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
A Good Book by Isolde Sarnecki
Watercolor 11 x 14
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
Black Dress by Isolde Sarnecki
Watercolor 14 x 11
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
A Man on Oberlin road by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 20 x 16
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
Alizarin Crimson by Isolde Sarnecki
14 x 11
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Salinda by Isolde Sarnecki
Charcoal 11 x 14
 
Limited edition print of 100. No shipping and handling charge. Postage paid anywhere in U.S. Hand signed and numbered by the artist.
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Captain Joe Litchfield by Isolde Sarnecki
18 x 24
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Dogwood by Isolde Sarnecki
16 x 20
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Duomo by Isolde Sarnecki
20 x 16
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Approaching Storm by Isolde Sarnecki
18 x 24
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Surf City Beach by Isolde Sarnecki
Oil 16 x 16
 
Limited edition print of 100. No shipping and handling charge. Postage paid anywhere in U.S. Hand signed and numbered by the artist.
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Horse Meadow by Isolde Sarnecki
11 x 14
 
 

 
Isolde Sarnecki Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Ollie by Isolde Sarnecki
11 x 14
 
 

 



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Biography
“If you want to really hurt you parents, and you don't have the nerve to be gay, the least you can do is go into the arts. I'm not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.” 
― Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country
 
 
Isolde Sarnecki, originally from the Netherlands, currently lives in Raleigh, NC. She received a BFA from Eastern Michigan University in Graphic Arts and spent 20 years of her career teaching art in Novi, Michigan.
 
With a background in graphic design, a pursuit of quilt making, which deals so wonderfully with flat two-dimensional surfaces, seemed natural. Her quilts have been displayed, throughout the U.S., as well as with the Museum of American Folk Art, and displayed in both Japan and the Netherlands. Her award winning works have been published in books and magazines by Robert Bishop, Family Circle Magazine, Country Living Magazine, and the American Quilter’s Society. 
 
The story always stood central to her art. But in order to explore and capture light and reveal the expression in the faces of her subjects, Isolde realized that she had to turn to painting. Though Isolde is mostly a self-taught painter, she learned from reading and studying the masters.
She has also taken workshops with Mary Whyte, David Dunlop, Joshua LaRock, Julio Reyes and Kim English.  Recent works have been exhibited with the American Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of North Carolina and [...]

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