Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Margaret Morrison's Paintings Of Candy Treats and Childhood Toys
above: Margaret Morrison's Fisher Price People, 2010, oil on canvas, 48" x 48"
From Wax Lips and Gummy Bears to Pez and Pull-toys, critically acclaimed painter Margaret Morrison captures nostalgia on canvas with her photo realistic oil paintings of candy and toys from our childhood.
Menace (telephone pull toy):
Sweet Nothings (Mickey and Minnie Pez):
Super Bubble gum:
Hershey's Chocolate Kiss:
The talented artist is a professor at the University of Georgia's Lamar Dodd School of Art and also paints many other subjects including figurative work as in her Centricity series, flowers and foods. She has been represented by the Woodward Gallery for the past 17 years.