France Gallery's Profile
I have been blessed to live and paint on a quite old farmstead, surrounded by fields, for most of my life now.
I have always had a fascination with old farmsteads, especially the old farmhouses and barns found on them. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of the visits to my grandparent's remote Midwestern farm. Set down a very long lane, that eventually round around the old barn, horse pasture, granary, crib, machine shed, chicken house, to end up at their old farmhouse with a white picket fence in the yard beyond. The crochet set would be on the lawn and Grandma would have one of her homemade pies waiting on the kitchen counter. A little bit of heaven here on earth, it felt to me back then!
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to live in the country like them. My husband, sons and myself, live in old farmhouse with a red barn,…
- Joined August 18, 2009