Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Portrait”

Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

March 24, 2022

This acrylic collage is part of my Black Women of Distinction project. It features our vice president, Kamala Harris. more »

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

March 17, 2022

This portrait is part of my Black History collages that I began a year ago. I chose to paint Oprah because she encourages people to read more, and I think that is very important. more »

Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill

March 14, 2022

This portrait is part of my Black History Month series featuring important women of color. I chose women who have inspired me, and I plan to add to this portrait series. This painting features Gwen Ifill, journalist and newscaster. more »

Simone Biles

Simone Biles

March 10, 2022

This is a portrait of Olympic medalist Simone Biles. I created this for my series of notable Women of Color for my exhibition in February 2022 for Black History Month. more »

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla

March 7, 2022

This is a collage of astronaut Kalpana Chawla. It is part of my Women of Color exhibit from February 2022, a collection of women who have inspired me and others. more »

Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman

March 4, 2022

This is an acrylic portrait of Amanda Gorman. It is part of a series I am currently working on for my Women of Color exhibition in February 2022. more »

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

March 1, 2022

This is an acrylic collage of former First Lady Michelle Obama. She is one of the inspiring woman of color I chose to paint for my Women of Color project in February 2022. more »

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

February 21, 2022

This acrylic collage portrait is part of my ongoing series of Black Women of Distinction. Working from a reference photo and using my hand-painted acrylic papers, I began with a sketch and chose the pigments I felt best represent the author. more »

Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold

February 9, 2021

This is a portrait collage that is part of an exhibit called "Black Women of Distinction". I began with one of my favorite artists, Faith Ringgold, because her quilts and paintings are similar to the artwork I am creating in acrylic collage. more »