custom oil portraits by artist Elizabeth Reed

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Jimmy, Terry and the Five Kisses


Oil on Linen

23 x 31″

I spent a year in Italy with my husband, Phil Reed, who was one of the engineers who raised the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship. This is a portrait of the two oldest “Titan guys.” Old friends who started every morning at 6 am at Cafe Ferraro sipping “Cappucino Americano.” About 3 years of working in a beautiful place.

Practicing for Nyeopi in Bali

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art urges voyages,

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