Christmas Market in Central Park

New York city is a magical place in the snow at Christmas time! This painting was from my first trip to the city. Shortly after arriving, it started snowing and within a couple hours, the ground was covered. We walked through Central Park and came upon the cutest holiday market, transformed by the snow into a picturesque scene. The warm yellow lights glow in the alleys of the market as well as from the windows of the busy skyscrapers shining through layers of snowfall.

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Oil on Canvas


10 x 20


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.