Bright Gateway of India

One of Mumbai’s most iconic landmarks is the Gateway of India, situated right on the water and constructed to welcome the Queen of England as she visited the country. I wanted the greens and blues of the sky to play up the pinks and pale oranges of the stone monument as it stands prominently in the plaza in front of the Taj Hotel.

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Oil on Canvas


24 x 30


Kristen Hess

Meet Kristen Hess

Inspired by beautiful colors and light, Kristen’s artwork reflects the discoveries she makes in studying God’s creation. As a follower of Jesus, Kristen takes joy in internalizing and recreating the world around her. When Kristen is not painting, she may be cooking, enjoying life with her husband, playing any kind of games or sports, and daydreaming about traveling the world.