Light after the Snow

On a visit to see family in Princeton, New Jersey, we got a dusting of snow overnight. As we explored some of the historical landscapes of the area, we could not help but to park the car and walk through this magical row of evergreens on one of the battlefields of the Revolutionary War.

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Oil on Canvas


16 x 20




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.