"Garden of Love" started out as a totally abstract painting until the two figures started to emerge from the flower garden. This is a colorful painting of a romantic couple taking a stroll through the garden of love.
The original of this giclee was sold in Philadelphia last year.
Elaine Rose Lanoue is a contemporary acrylic semi-representational and abstract painter who works together with her husband Guiteau Lanoue in their studio in Houston, TX. Her love of diverse ethnicities and colorful landscapes of her mind inspire her to paint highly textured and colorful canvasses which she calls happy paintings. She gives God all of the glory for her gifts for she believes I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. She hopes her artwork will bring joy and peace to those that view it.Many of Elaines artwork have been purchased by well known corporations and placed in permanent collections all over the world. She has been featured in Notable Women of Texas Whos Who of American Women and Whos Who in Interior Design under her previous painting name of Elaine Rose. She exhibited at the International Art Expo in New York City at Jacob Javits during the years of 1984 through 1992.Awards include 2008 Honorable Mention Carmel Arts Festival, Several purchase awards at 2008 Arts Council of OKC Festival of Arts; 2008-09 Edition of Who's Who in America; 2007 Purchase Awards at OKC Festival of Arts; $2000Purchase Award at Images Fine Art Festival in 2007; 2006 Merit award at Carmel International Art Festival, 2006 Merit award Buffalo Grove Invitational Art Festival, 2006 State Street Area Art Festival Poster and T-shirt artwork at Ann Arbor, MI, 2006 Poster artist for Leesburg Festival of Art, 3 Purchase Awards at OKC Festival of Arts, 2005 Art Pin designer for OKC Festival of arts, 8 purchase award for OKC Festival in 2005, Honorable Mention in Oct. 2005 at ESAC Grand Festival by the Bay, 2004 Award of Excellence Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, 2003 Best of Painting at Tulsa International Mayfest, 2003 Finalist Ribbon at Uptown Metris Art Festival, 2002 Design Award and purchase from Lincoln Arts Council, 2002 First Place in Painting at ESAC in Fairhope, AL and 2001 Flint FOMA Larry McCarthy Award.