The Art of Daniel Ambrose

Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings & Inspiring Words

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Morning Whispers

"I like it quiet in the mornings." This, I am certain I heard her whisper. Black coffee or green tea steaming in a favored mug. The nectar of inspiration. Listening for morning whispers. Tell me you love pale light veiling over misty sea, water gently teasing bare...

Summer Remembered – New Painting

After a harrowing four hour drive through thunderstorms and frenzied holiday traffic, I finally delivered my newest painting, Summer Remembered to Hughes Gallery. Summer Remembered is one of a new series of large oil paintings based on a July research trip to...

The Kiss of Life

Last January, my daughter called at twilight wanting to know the name of a bright star. Venus, I replied. The evening star. I was in the process of reworking a painting with Venus in it that I wrote about in Before I Sleep. Our conversation brought to mind an egg...

Finding My Way Home

I lean my back against a sun-warmed rock and feel the heat leak into my bones. Just breathe. Just leave me here, scattered among relics of the sea; purple mussel shells, golden kelp and speckled granite. Slake my thirsty soul with saltwater, and shake my body out...

The Profound Beauty of Silence

Sometimes words are too shadowy to describe the luminous spectrum of life experiences. When words fail, all that remains is the profound beauty of silence. The need to express the ineffable existed in humans long before we invented the written word. We communicated in...

NEW PAINTING

Island Pearl

Oil on Linen

30 x 40 in.

Available Hughes Gallery

Boca Grande, Florida

Where to See Daniel’s Art

Cheryl Newby Gallery

Crossnore Gallery

Companionship

Hughes Gallery