Paintings by Virginia Simons

Our Child 3

Watercolor, 8 x 10 inches unframed and unmatted, $50 This is the third of immigrant children series. Is this a teen? What sexual identity? Is the emotion anger? But there are tears? Is this child watching and waiting for us to do something? I want us to have all these questions and feel both for…

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Paris Night Cruise

Watercolor 12 x 18 inches. $75 unframed. Influenced by a visit to the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam I’m sure. But I am not so conscious of how, it just happens when both a painting captures and then a live scene consolidates in the heart and mind. On the night cruise, I kept thinking “he…

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Rain on the Mesa

Watercolor, 8 x 10 inches unframed and unmatted, $70 In the desert one can see for 70 miles at times. I was so amazed as I watched the storms move across the vast spaces. With sun shining where you stand and rains, blessed rains falling on the horizon.

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Shells at Fort Morgan Beach: watercolor by Virginia Simons

Shells at Fort Morgan Beach

Watercolor, 14 x 10 inches. $175 framed. The Shells are larger on Fort Morgan beach. The curves and designs of nature are intriguing and show differently in white than in grey or black. The sand is so soft it collects in a way that leaves flowing and weaving edges as the edge of each wave…

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Shells on a Beach

Watercolor, 10 x 14 inches. $175 framed. I have been a collector of shells on beaches around the world; these are a few of my favorites.

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Shells on Shore

Watercolor, 10 x 14 inches unframed and unmatted, $70 These shells on shore are near enough to still get periodic edges of waves to soak the sand around them.

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Spider Rock Inspired

Watercolor, 22 x 15 inches unframed and unmatted, $95 My husband and I lived for four years in Chinle, AZ. Canyon De Chelly National monument was 5 miles from our home. We would often go there in all seasons and times of day. Spider Rock sits deep in the canyon and is known for the…

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Spreading Swirl

Watercolor 18 x 24 inches. $120 unframed. As I work with “Brusho” watercolor powder the colors explode and with the water spray, they run wild on the page. It accents the beautiful detail of leaves in motion.

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Spring at Sandy Ridge Reserve

Watercolor, 8 x 12 inches unframed and unmatted, $40 This is a favorite place to watch migrations of birds in spring and fall. But on this clear summer morning there is this wonderful reflection of the sky, and water lilies.

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Spring Flowers

Watercolor, 10 x 14 inches unframed and unmatted, $40 A still life of fresh flowers in a vase, hopefully bringing a smile to someone’s face.

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The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Watercolor 18 x 24 Inches. NFS. This was a windy cold day in early May with the crashing waves and few people braving the weather this almost raining day. This is such a dramatic coast on the edge of the Atlantic. It is where ancient history and threatening weather prevails and pulls one to the…

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Touring in the Rain

Watercolor 11 x 15 inches. $50. Standing on a bridge in Ghent, Belgium in the rain, hardy tourists came by on a boat tour. This image always makes me smile.

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Tulip Tree

Watercolor, 10 x 14 inches unframed and unmatted, $70 Impressionistic tulip tree bloom, again using my observation, memory and Charli’s photography, I could both mask out parts to resemble the flower while also letting the washes and colors run throughout.

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Twirling Dancers by Virginia Simons

Twirling Dancers

Color Pencil, 14 x 20 inches including white border Original NFS. Prints available, $35 The skirts of Latina dancers of Mexico, U.S. southwest, and Spain are so beautiful and dynamic. This unusual arial perspective is one of my favorites. It was my first piece as I emerged from a long absence from doing art.

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Where Am I by Virginia Simons

Where Am I?

Watercolor · Framed: 14 x 11 inches $150.00, Framed and matted One in the series of Our Child. This series represents the children taken at our border and imprisoned from 2018 to the present. This image is from a news photo taken of a very young boy looking out the fenced window of a cage.

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Where Are You by Virginia Simons

Where Are You?

Framed: 22 x 28 inches Charcoal and pastels, NFS This is one of the series Our Child about imprisoning innocent immigrant children. This is of a very young girl, around 3 years old, with wild curly black hair with such questioning eyes. Don’t turn away.

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whimsical glass vase with flowers by virginia simons

Whimsical Glass Vase With Flowers

Watercolor 18 x 24 inches. $120 unframed. I love the drips and flows watercolor forms. Always the interaction of control yet out of control, that is the balancing act of the artist.

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White Hydrangeas

Watercolor, 20 x 14 inches Unframed and unmatted, $120 I won this crackled vase filled with white hydrangeas as a table prize. This still life was a result. There is an oil painting also.

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Winter Field

Watercolor with pastel accent, 8 x 10 inches unframed and unmatted, $40 There are many snowy fields during Ohio’s winter. Once in a while the sun sets across the snow reflecting the cold clouds and this gold, peachy color.

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