Estes Park

Estes Park became a favorite escape from the Arkansas summer humidity for my family. The Rockies beam with colors in the summertime, from the aspen groves to the pastels of the mountaintops in the sunshine. The painting portrays the variety of textures found in these pockets of nature throughout Colorado. The smooth water, the flowing grasses and rock mountains sing of God’s creativity in his world.

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Oil on Canvas


6 x 6




Kristen Hess

Meet Kristen Hess

Little Rock native Kristen Hess has been taken captive by the rich colors and thick textures of oil paints since 2005. Her work combines the effect of light on her subjects with expressive brushstrokes, creating movement and depth in her pieces. Her representational style along with an extensive background in drawing come together with the atmospheric colors of the impressionists to create paintings that capture the emotion of the place or subject.