I love the wilderness, but I would not love to run into this bull moose. He is strong, full-bodied and intimidating. His long legs allow him to run in incredible strides, but in this moment, it is as if we have interrupted his peaceful dip in the creek to quench his thirst.

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Oil on Canvas


24 x 36


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.