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    Price: 1,600.00 USD
    Contact jamie.epp531@gmail.com
    www.jamielightfoot.com
    Added 2019-05-21 14:39:48
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    Oil on Panel 20 x 16 $1,600.00 USD Available

    Artist Comments

    A couple of weeks ago, I painted with Cheri Christensen in Texas.  I am a groupie for her style of painting, and she and Pam Ingalls are lead singers in the band.   She told me that I needed to find my voice in art so that when someone sees one of my works, they know it is a Jamie Lightfoot original. 

    And that my voice is most likely staring me right in the face.

    I think I have found it, and I call it Dancing into the Light. 

    If you follow along, you know I have been searching for a while; Searching for something to fill a certain emptiness that I live with.

    I wrote this poem a while back.  It explains that void that I call the hole a bit more eloquently than I can.


    There is this hole inside of me.  I don’t know if it is from the neglect of the past, or just how God made me.

    It is quiet sometimes.

    Sometimes it rumbles.

    I keep trying to fill it up. 

    To fill it with family,

    with love,

    with creativity,

    with travel.

    But no matter my efforts, it stays partially empty. 

    Maybe that is a good thing because it is the hole that keeps me searching.  Searching for,

    love,

    creativity,

    meaningfulness. 

    I was thinking about this quest. To fill up that emptiness. 
    And it became so evident that I am filling that hole with light now. 

    My heart longs for the moment when
    We dance on our own moonbeam.

     

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Jamie Lightfoot
    Width (inches): 16
    Height (inches): 20
    Media: Oil
    Country: United States
    Style or Genre of Painting: Representational: Figurative / Other

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