Paintings

Freedom by D.A.HiestandDSC_0010
Freedom by D.A.HiestandDSC_0010

Oil on wood. 2ftx2ft. I painted this as a personal response how I felt before Christ contrasted with belief in Christ. John 8:31-32 "You will know the truth and the truth shall make you free."

Crossroads by D.A.Hiestand
Crossroads by D.A.Hiestand

Oil on Canvas 4ftx4ft A contemplation of life and the spiritual decisions we face.

Shapes Intersecting  by D.A.Hiestand
Shapes Intersecting by D.A.Hiestand

Oil on Canvas 24"x18" An alternate name to this painting which was purchased and hanging in a personal collection is "Are You Thinking?" I use text within my work to create a deeply layer of thought to my work. This is more literal but I was trying to get the viewer to think about life not just live.

Dark Shapes by D.A.Hiestand
Dark Shapes by D.A.Hiestand

Oil on Canvas 24"x18". First of a series of 30 paintings and prints emphasising shape, spatial differences, light and dark. Many of my works of art include a cross as does this one.

Shapes and Paths
Shapes and Paths

Oil on Canvas 4ftx4ft 2nd of the Shape Series. This series is based on hung assemblages as a starting point concentrating on abstraction, color and value with broken openings and paths. Life's paths are full of layers, openings and light.

Shapes with Orange
Shapes with Orange

Oil on Canvas 20"x24". Merit Award on People's Gallery.

Christmas at Riehle Plaza
Christmas at Riehle Plaza

Oil on Canvas 3ftx4ft. This was purchased for the permanent collection at Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette, IN. 500 signed, limited edition prints were created for sale. The original hangs in the Chancellor's office of Ivy Tech.

12.Man in Red by D.A.Hiestand
12.Man in Red by D.A.Hiestand

Oil on Canvas 24"x18"