Waiting Our Turn

This painting came from a photograph I took in Brazil when our group helped with some Bible stories and activities at a local preschool. The children were lined up waiting to go to their next place. I reflected on the innocence and dependence of children and the responsibility we have as adults to care for the children around us. Each child in this painting is unique – I hoped to capture their personalities!

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Oil on Canvas


24 x 30


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.