This is an original acrylic painting of a pink rose floating on a blue surface. It is painted on a wood panel that I built completely from a piece of plywood I bought from the hardware store. I am a full time studio artist based out of Rochester, NY and my favorite method of making my art is by starting from the very beginning with raw materials like plywood, pine boards, canvas on a roll, and then building my own supports for the painting I have in mind. I work directly from life, my imagination or from photos that I have taken myself.
A Rose Is
12 × 12 inches / 30 × 30 cm
Acrylic on wood panel
Rina Miriam Drescher
From the series Dear Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein’s famous quote “A rose is a rose is a rose” has often been interpreted to mean things are what they are.
This wood canvas was 100% built by me, by hand. This work is signed on the back & ready to hang!
This painting was exhibited in the exhibition Poems We Didn’t Write, The Blue Guitar Gallery, Easthampton, MA, USA April 11 – 30 2009
Copyright © Rina Miriam Drescher 2007
(Copyright does not transfer with purchase.)
Please keep in mind colors might vary by computer monitor. This listing is for 1 A Rose Is original painting.
If you have chosen to purchase this please contact me via the “contact seller” button on this Krrb website and let me know. I accept payment in cash or credit/debit for the artwork listed here. My business partner and I will arrange to meet you at either Java’s or Spot Coffee on East Ave, located in the Central Business District of Rochester, NY USA.
♡Bio: Rina Miriam Drescher is a Finnish-American artist living and working in The Neighborhood Of The Arts District, Rochester, NY USA. Rina has been making, exhibiting, and selling original paintings and drawings since 1998. Rina holds a BA degree in Studio Art as well as a BA degree in English from the University of Rochester. She also holds a certificate in Painting and Drawing from Vapaa Taidekoulu / The Free Art School, Helsinki, Finland and received a grant to attend the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Rina then moved from Finland to the US to attend SMFA, worked as a Gallery Assistant in the SMFA Gallery and took Art History courses at Tufts University. Rina specializes in portraits and large abstract paintings. Rina embraces an intuitive method when creating her artwork. She likes to make artwork of all different sizes and shapes. She is featured on the cover of Lake Affect Magazine, Vol 43. Her work has been collected and exhibited internationally since 2004. ♡
♥ Thank you! ♥
Buy with Confidence
We’ve carefully crafted Krrb Classifieds to give honest folks a trusted environment to buy and sell with each other. Whether you’re buying from someone next door or over yonder, we’ve got your back.
- Stats and Verifications — Get to know the seller before you buy from them.
- Personal Messaging — Unclutter your inbox and keep your email private.
- Secure Payments — Make online payment with our secure payment platform.
- No-Hassle Refunds — Get the item you ordered or your money back.
- Friendly Support — Our team is available to help you in any and every way we can.
Contacting the Seller
Interested in a listing? Contact the seller and request to purchase or ask any questions you may have. Be clear, honest, kind and prompt with your replies. Negotiate price, including delivery fees if applicable. Agree on a pick-up location or delivery method if applicable.
Use our dedicated messaging system for all communication. In case of a dispute, these messages serve as a transactional record. For your safety, do not share your email address or personal information. Learn more about trust and safety.
Payments are transacted online through our secure payment platform. Once a seller sends you a payment request, simply click the “Pay Now” button and enter your credit or debit card information. We’ll hold the funds until you receive your purchase.
For in-person pickup, you may choose to pay with cash (or otherwise), but keep in mind that we cannot offer a refund should a problem arise. Learn more about acceptable payment methods.
Sellers can offer different options for delivery ranging from in-person pickup and local delivery to domestic and international shipping. For your protection, sellers are required to use our payment platform when shipping and offer you a tracking number. Learn more about avoiding scams and staying safe during in-person pickups.
When using our payment platform, if you do not receive your purchase or if it is substantially not as advertised, we’ll refund your payment including shipping fees if applicable. Contact us immediately at email@example.com and do not confirm receipt on the order. Once payment is transferred to the seller, it may not be possible to recoup the funds.
Each seller may have a different return policy. In most cases, a seller will not accept returns. Before making payment, ask the seller about their return policy.
We find that members most often resolve their own issues through direct contact. However, if a resolution cannot be found, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll make it our mission to make sure both parties are happy. To fully protect yourself, always communicate through our messaging system and pay through our payment platform.
In your messages, you have the ability to privately rate your experience with the seller and conversely, the seller can rate you. Your rating should be based on your personal experience with the seller while using our platform. All member ratings are averaged and displayed on the members corner.
Report as Inappropriate
If you have a general complaint about inappropriate content or activity, please use the “Report as Inappropriate” feature on the specific listing, corner or message. We will be notified and take immediate action. Your report will be kept confidential. The member who is reported will not know who reported them. Additionally, our review will be handled discreetly.
Other questions? Contact us at email@example.com for prompt assistance.