• Local reflections at the oil refinery in Martinez. 21"x31.5" with black wood frame Pick up at aRt Cottage, 2238 Mt. Diablo St. Concord
  • Smile

    $275.00
    Sure to make you smile, this painting from Denise Hillman's "Dia de los Muertos" series captures the playful and festive spirit of annual celebrations in Guanajuato, Mexico. 20"x16" oil on canvas, unframed; wired and ready to hang. Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Denise Hillman is a Bay Area artist who loves to travel. During a trip to Palermo, Sicily, she was inspired to create this oil painting of the trees against a dramatic sky, with the light and shadow effects in a city park. Oil on canvas. 9.5" x 9.5" framed (canvas 8" x 8") Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • High Noon

    $155.00
    Denise Hillman captured these boats during a plein air outing to Princeton-by-the-Sea on the San Mateo coast. The painting was later finished in her studio. 8"x10" oil on canvas panel; unframed. Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Tulip Trio

    $130.00
    Denise Hillman is a Bay Area artist with a loose painterly style. This floral still life was done in a limited palette to create a range of harmonious colors. 8x8" unframed; oil on a canvas panel Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Denise Hillman took a photo of this chair a couple of years ago during a get-together with the Martinez Arts Association plein air group. The meeting took place in then-president Vernon's backyard. It's a fun little study of color, shapes and shadows. 6"x6" oil on canvas, unframed; wired and ready to hang. Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Denise Hillman has a deep passion for travel and appreciation of world cultures and she often paints from her reference photos taken on the road. This scene, painted in oil on canvas, is from a parade kicking off the Dia de los Muertos celebration in Morelia, Mexico - where hundreds of locals donned festive costumes and make-up. 6"x6", unframed; wired and ready to hang. Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Rub-a-Dub

    $130.00
    Denise Hillman sometimes explores themes and techniques in more depth by developing a series of paintings - this oil painting is part of a series about ships and boats called "Ships Passing," created from a reference photo taken of a little tug boat dry-docked in Oakland. 8"x8", gallery-wrapped canvas (1.25" thick), unframed, wired and ready to hang. Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Denise Hillman often paints from her reference photos taken on the road in faraway places, as well as local waterfronts, towns and hiking trails. She can often be found walking near the Martinez marina with her dog Doug. This oil painting captures the soft light and calm of a ship at rest. 8"x8" gallery-wrapped canvas (1.25" thick) unframed, wired and ready to hang Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA
  • Denise Hillman has a deep passion for travel and appreciation of world cultures and she often paints from her reference photos taken on the road. She has been in Mexico for Dia de los Muertos on several occasions. This skull is part of an altar (or ofrenda) that Denise saw in the city of Morelia, painted in oil on canvas. 5"x5" gallery wrapped canvas (1.25" thick), unframed, wired and ready to hang Local pick-up or ship via mail Martinez, CA
  • Denise Hillman is a Bay Area artist with a loose painterly style. This still life was done in the early weeks of the 2020 pandemic after a trip to the grocery store. Two fresh shallots and a zesty lemon are painted in oil on a canvas panel. 12″ x 12″ unframed Local pick-up or ship via mail. Martinez, CA