The Grain Guardians

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18 x 10  Limited Edition Canvas Print of 25  195.00

34 x 20  Limited Edition Canvas Print of 15   495.00

****As a little extra, let me know what town name you want to have on the elevator and I will handprint it on! 

"This is definitely one of my favourite paintings that I have done in awhile. Not only because of the story behind it but because for anyone that grew up on the prairies, elevators were just a common sight. These tall ladies are fading away from our horizons and I find that sad. 

My Story: 

My grandpa use to doodle these crazy curvy grain elevators for me saying they looked like tall ladies. They lived in a small town in Saskatchewan and when I was young we’d walk the tracks to the elevator there. (It was pretty tall to a six year old kid!) The thing about these ‘tall lovely ladies’ is they all looked the same and every town proudly had one. Now they are a vanishing sight. I remember one night we were outside and heard an owl and gramps said ‘that’s the owl that protects the grain in the elevator at night’. Of course I believed him. I miss his little tales even though it’s been just about 40 years since we lost him. This painting is all about him….a tall tale with a watchful brave old owl, with his not so reliable companions.

 **Each one is numbered and signed by Denyse. They are printed on highest quality 100% cotton canvas with archival inks, UV coated for protection and stretched on kiln dried wood gallery stretcher bars.  Ready to hang. The best quality out there. 

There is only 50 in the complete edition to be released worldwide.