Created and Sold by Cheryl Hicks

Cheryl Hicks

Hanging Out at the Triangle Tavern

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This painting is part of my new Local Color series for the Monticello Hotel. It features Marilyn at the iconic Triangle Tavern, a place that can get a little rough around the edges as night comes on. It measures 30" x 30" and is painted in acrylic on pages from the book Women Who Love Too Much.

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Cheryl Hicks

Meet the Creator

Much of my art borrows from the theory of pointillism and the digital effects of photographic half-toning. And it is very much a product of pop culture. I am also a writer and love to play around with text in my images. I am working on an ongoing series titled, “I Just Don’t Read Like I Used To,” in which I cut up books and use the text to make a statement about how technology has impacted our relationship with books.

My text strip collages are pure experimentation. I love starting something new, generating a set of rules, breaking the rules, and moving beyond what I originally expected would happen.”

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