First Light

Self-taught artist Sarah Janece Garcia turns a hummingbird study into a celebration of light and life.
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Sarah Janece Garcia

$65.00 - 120.00

Sarah Janece Garcia created by

Sarah Janece Garcia

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Humming with Excitement

Layering energetic strokes of vivid watercolor paint, self-taught artist Sarah Janece Garcia turns a hummingbird study into a celebration of light and life. This piece captured the attention and admiration of our customers, winning our Art and Design Challenge.

Titled First Light, this piece was inspired by a Pueblo legend in which the hummingbird acts as the savior of the land and its people. In the story, the hummingbird comes to the rescue when the Pueblo land was threatened by fire. The bird flew to the north, south, east and west to gather rain clouds to extinguish the flames. During this heroic flight, the hummingbird flew through a rainbow and it is believed that this is where it got its magnificent colors.

By selecting colors naturally found in the hummingbird's plumes, such as deep emerald, sapphire blue, and fiery magenta, the artist is able to capture the frenetic energy and beauty of this tiny dynamo. her powerful piece adds a splash of color, imagination and whimsy to any wall it adorns. Made in San Antonio, Texas. Printed and framed in Portland, OR.

Sarah Janece Garcia

created by

Sarah Janece Garcia

location

New York

“My wish is for each painting to capture the freedom and vitality of nature in unexpected ways.”

Sarah Janece Garcia expresses her admiration for the natural world via heavily saturated watercolor paintings. Using a style that ranges from literal to abstract, Sarah's work is influenced by her passion for art in all forms, attraction to color, and adoration for nature's untamed splendor. "Nature's beauty enriches my soul and brings me comfort and happiness at the precise moment I need it," she says. "I feel very strongly that when I show love and respect for nature, nature always returns the favor."

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
acid free matboard, durian wood, acid free paper, acid free ink
Measurements
Framed: 17.5" H x 17.5" W; Unframed: 16" H x 16" W
Ingredients
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Notes
Arrives framed and ready to hang in a black durian wood frame or unframed and mounted on acid free matboard.
Item ID
25915

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beautiful artwork

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love it

concord nh

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Exquisitely Beautiful

5

I bought this watercolor as a gift to my daughter-in-law who loves hummingbirds. Her face lit up when she saw the picture. I may just buy the matching watercolor for her birthday!

Philadelphia, PA

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Really stunning painting

5

I had been wanting to order this for a long time and it does not disappoint. It is stunning and beautiful, makes me so happy to see it everytime.

Normal IL

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Larger than I thought and very beautiful

5

This was a gift for my daughter (age 10-loves art) and she thought it was her best Christmas present ever. My only regret is not ordering it framed.

Bergen County, NJ

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Rainbow in Motion

5

This little guy brings smiles and great pleasure to everyone who visits us Thecolor the motion THE EYES!! Congratulations to true exceptional talented artist

West virginia

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Beautiful gift

5

My daughter just loved this piece of artwork, so I purchased it as a Christmas gift for her. She is a designer that loves color, and I know this will have a special place in her home. We find fascinating things in the Uncommon Goods catalog -- unique gifts and home products.

Carlisle, PA

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Beautiful Watercolor

4

I have admired this watercolor for a long time and finally decided to purchase it. It is beautiful. I had it custom framed and it is hanging where others can enjoy it. Beautiful colors, beautiful picture.

Mpls, Mn.

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vibrant colors

5

Almost kept it for myself. Our girlfriend loves it.

Somers, CT

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Beyond Expectations

5

I have been eyeing this watercolor and decided to do it. What a beautiful piece of artwork. It goes great in my guest bedroom! The cost of it was excellent too. I will orering again to make a collection of the water colors

Denton, TX

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Highly Recommend

5

I couldn't be more happy with my purchase! Nice quality, great value, pretty content, perfect size! Love to see more selections from the Artist...maybe flowers?

Bakersfield, CA

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