Tagus River Lisbon

It has been said that Lisbon and San Fransisco are sister cities. They both have hills that roll right into the bay, they have a red suspension bridge, rich culture, and amazing weather for most of the year. But if you look closely in this painting, you will see that Lisbon has a unique landmark. It is a smaller version of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio!

One of my favorite things about the Mediterranean is the deep blues of the water contrasted with the crisp, bright whites of boats and buildings along the waters.

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Oil on Canvas


6 x 6


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.