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Acrylic painting, “City Hall at Night, Medicine Hat " by Canadian artist, Theresa Eisenbarth

It’s a SPOOKtacular Day

Dear Friends October 31, 2018 I have been changing and updating my website over the past week so I'll be ready to place an application to galleries in the near future. Upon looking through my paintings, this particular one struck me as super spooky.  If you're unfamiliar to Medicine Hat, this is the city view of the Esplanade Street going east. There are a couple of glowing lights hanging out in the background sky...these are in fact, the lights of ... Read More
Acrylic painting, “Your Deluxe Taxi Awaits, Medicine Hat " by Canadian artist, Theresa Eisenbarth

Your Deluxe Taxi Awaits, Inspire Back Alley

Medicine Hat’s alleys have both fascinated and scared me. I was twelve and was walking home from a babysitting job. (I can't believe they didn't drive me home.) It was winter and was starting to get past dusk and getting darker and darker. The streets were somewhat deserted except for a guy hanging out on the corner of Sixth and Second Street ... Read More
An acrylic painting by Theresa Eisenbarth called Looking Across South Saskatchewan, Medicine Hat, Alberta

Looking Across South Saskatchewan

We all know there is constant change in a city. This vista is a perfect example. When the flooding happened in 2013 and many homes on the Flats were ruined, the city decided to build a berm to hold back the floodwaters as a preventative measure. While growing up, you often heard stories about the 100-year flood, but reality today is that it comes back every 10 years. Today the natural landscape of this vista has been altered with an ... Read More
Acrylic painting, “McKenzie-Sharland on Dominion Street, Medicine Hat " by Canadian artist, Theresa Eisenbarth

McKenzie-Sharland on Dominion Street

If I wasn't running in a field, playing with kids or swimming at the YMCA, I was walking somewhere in the neighbourhood because you were to be outside and not inside the house. I remember this house vividly from when I was about six years old. One bright winter day, I was walking home from St. Louis school and was passing this house. I heard the front door slam ... Read More