2nd place Award in the 2022 Leonardtown Art Walk. The picturesque and historic Leonardtown, in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, is Southern Maryland’s Art District, illustrating a historic town in a contemporary life. Original painting is acrylics on canvas, 18"x24.
2nd Place Award at the PRRAS 2023. See this gorgeous early morning sky being reflected on the calm water of the swimming pool. The light breeze caresses your face and a smile appears! You are ready to put on your bathing suit, dive in the pool, and then jog on the sandy beach before enjoying the amazing ocean water… Dreams do come true! Original 8"x10"acrylics on canvas panel painting.
I painted this scene to commemorate Leonardtown’s fundraising event “Mad About Leonardtown”, and I’ve donated this painting to be auctioned, to raise funds for their infrastructure project highlighting the arts.
The life-giving sunlight, reflecting its splendor on the water below, and filling each of us with the spirit of Light! 8"x10" acrylics on canvas panel.
When I was pondering about friendship, these two beautiful dogs came to mind! "Best Friends", 6"x6" acrylic on Canvas Panel, available for purchase.
Dolphins are global ambassadors of Peace on Earth, blessed symbol of the sea! “Dolphin Magic”, original painting and prints available for purchase.
Third Place Award, 2021 Leonardtown Art Walk. A Mariners view of the Piney Point Lighthouse, as seen from the Potomac River. Framed acrylic on canvas painting. Painting is 12”x16”, total framed size is 16.5”H x 20.5”W x 1.25”D.
A blissful, carefree, relaxing - yet exciting - moment, enjoying the beauty of Mother Earth and feeling safe and secure! Original painting is SOLD, but Prints are available for purchase.
Two goldfish are thought to bring harmony for couples and for families in general. It’s also believed that goldfish bring wealth and prosperity because of their golden color and the similarity of the Chinese words for fish and abundance. Original painting is SOLD, but prints are available for purchase.
Koi fish are believed to bring good luck, prosperity, and positive circumstances. Original painting is SOLD, but prints are available for purchase.
When considering the ups and downs of life, I painted this scene which, to me, evokes a life energy to keep moving forward, no matter what! 10"x8" Acrylic on Canvas.
Acrylic on canvas painting 11"Hx14"W, of a boat passing Channel Marker 12 on the Potomac River and the American Flag, in Maryland, USA. Prints are available in many sizes.
The original 3"x3" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at Saint Clement's Island Museum, MD, USA. Prints of many sizes are available online.
The painting is framed with a gold wooden frame, total size is about 18"x12", acrylic on canvas. Bestseller in prints, online! Painting and prints available for purchase.
8"x10" acrylic on canvas. The Rex used to be a movie theater in the 40's or 50's, currently it is a bar/restaurant in historic Leonardtown, MD. (Painting and prints available for puchase)
The silvery full moon shining bright, casting its reflection on the water below. The wharf, with its gazebo and lush trees, has a mysterious glamour, almost magical! Right now, it is enigmatic! Tomorrow, when the sun shines again, it will show the other side of its face...
Original painting 40"H x 30"W. Prints in many sizes are also available for purchase. Copyright Aicy Karbstein
A cute white bunny rabbit holding a carrot in a field, with sunflowers! Perfect as a symbol of support for the Ukrainian people during this difficult time. Also a perfect Easter image! Painting is acrylic on canvas, 6"x6".
“Blessed be, with Love and Light in this world of Divine creation. Thank God for Life!” Original acrylics on canvas panel painting, framed. Fantasy, mystical, mythological.
The “Sun-Jupiter Conjunction”, which is also known as “The Day of Miracles”. The life-giving Sun and the generous Jupiter supply us the extra cosmic help! In this painting, I added the sun-god Helios (Greek)/Sol (Roman), and Zeus (Greek)/Jupiter (Roman), as well as their symbols. Original painting is acrylics on canvas panel, 8”x10.
The beautiful blossoms, with the Jefferson Memorial in the background. The cherry trees (Sakura) along the Tidal Basin were donated in 1912 by the Mayor of Tokyo, Japan, to Washington-DC, as a symbol of friendship between the United States and Japan. Painting is 11"x14. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
In this painting, I am featuring the 100 block of King Street, with several restaurants and businesses, going toward the Potomac River. Among the restaurants are "Il Porto", "The Wharf", "Landini Brothers", "Bugsys", "The Fish Market", etc. I also added Ford, Honda, and Subaru cars among others, as well as an American Airlines airplane flying over the Potomac, on final approach to Ronald Reagan National Airport.
1st Place Award 2020 Leonardtown Art Walk Contest. Inspired by the charm of Old Town Alexandria, VA, where tourists and residents alike stroll the streets, visit the sites and restaurants. This painting is based on an early spring scene, with some people in the "Capitals Hockey" team shirts, walking their pets, riding motorcycles, and sailing or taking a boat river cruise. On the foreground we see the "Ramsey House" Visitor Center on the right and "Burke & Herbert Bank" on the left.
Two champagne glasses making a toast, the bubbles float in the champagne and in the air in a festive celebration, with joy, contentment and a myriad of successful accomplishments! 10”x8”/14.5”Hx12.5”Wx1.25”D Framed, acrylics on canvas panel.
Painting is SOLD, but Prints available for purchase.
Oyster Sanctuary on the Potomac River. 10"x8" Acrylic on canvas panel Painting.
The original 4"x4" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at the Old Jail Museum & Leonardtown Visitor Center, in Leonardtown, MD, USA. (SOLD Original Painting. Prints are still available for sale online)
A Christmas night scene in town, with lights shining bright! Acrylic on Canvas painting, framed. Original painting is SOLD. Prints and cards are available for purchase
The original 4"x4" acrylic on canvas painting is SOLD, but Prints of many sizes are available online.
The original 3.5"x2.5" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, MD, USA. Prints of many sizes are available online.
A breathtaking sunset sky over Breton Bay, as seen from the dock, where you can pause for a moment and enjoy nature’s wonders! Painting is SOLD. Prints are available for purchase.
Prints are available for purchase. (The original painting is sold and currently resides in a Private Collection in the USA.) Local farm in Leonardtown, Maryland, USA, view from Breton Bay during summertime. Copyright Aicy Karbstein
SOLD Original painting. Prints are still available for purchase.
Lights shining through the trees… Let the Cosmic Light guide you on your path in Life! Original painting is SOLD. Prints are available for purchase.
One of my favorite times of the year, when the snow falls and the air is crisp! I think of winter games and family fun. The beauty of the snow capped evergreens never cease to amaze me!... Especially when July comes and summer temperatures get close to 100F, I look at this image and feel all refreshed from inside out! Life is amazing... (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
A magical place of refuge, where you can rest from the scorching sun and hiking, drink some revitalizing water and feel protected… Acrylic on canvas painting by Aicy Karbstein
I was hiking in Mesa, AZ, and I experienced the beauty of the Red Mountain and the desert plants! It was breathtaking! I had the feeling that I had to paint that scene, so it would forever be engraved in my memory, and that the blissful feeling would be everlasting! I hope that everyone who sees this image may likewise feel this blissful warm feeling in their hearts... The painting is acrylic on canvas, 12"x16". Featured in the groups: "Amazing Landscapes", "Images That Excite You" (C)
Panda bears invoke peace and harmony, as some of their auspicious symbols. Bamboo is the pandas main source of food. The bamboo plant is known for its incredible flexibility and strength, therefore, it teaches us to "bend without braking". (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Baltimore Orioles (icterus galbula) and White Oak (Quercus Alba) are the official bird and tree from the State of Maryland. (SOLD Original Painting. Prints are still available for purchase)
with the winter temperatures, I craved for warmer times, so I painted this scene imagining being on a boat coming back to shore, feeling the wind increasing and seeing the white caps on the water... Rain is coming! Painting is SOLD. Prints are available for purchase.
SOLD! Acrylics on Canvas Panel, 8"Hx10"W / 12.25”Hx14.25”W Framed. On exhibit at Artworks@7th Gallery, in North Beach, MD, during October 2021. PRINTS are available for purchase.
Honorable Mention Award, PRRAS 2021. The air is fresh and crisp. I feel peaceful, content, and can take deep breaths. I relax even more. I get transported to a dimension where I feel safe and loved… and then I wake up! - and bring this inner peace into my day and into everyone’s hearts! Acrylics on Canvas. Painting is SOLD, but prints are available for purchase.
Inspired by the idea of true love, firmly stablished in its truest essence, which comprise of a wholistic ideal. Its roots are linked to physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual Love. Painted mostly with cobalt blue and gold. Currently being exhibited at SMAC- St Mary's Arts Council in Leonardtown, MD, USA. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Painting of Leonardtown Wharf, on Breton Bay, Maryland, USA, featuring docked boats, the gazebo, the water and the lush vegetation. Available for purchase. Acrylics on Canvas, 8"x10".
Painting of a Blue Crab on a blue watery surface. (Original painting is SOLD, but PRINTS are available for purchase)
A bird "social distancing" artwork :) Just like us humans, sitting or standing 6 feet apart, these birds seemed to be exercising their part in the current events in the world! Original painting is SOLD, but prints are available for purchase.
A 6"x6" acrylic on canvas painting. Donated to St Mary's County Arts Council. To purchase the original painting, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three Luminaries to light your path! Prints are available for purchase. (Painting is SOLD. Private Collection)
Depicting the beautiful sunlight peaking through the clouds, in a colorful and dramatic sky, reminding you to shine your Light, even if the obstacles try to prevent you from being your authentic self! (Painting is SOLD, but PRINTS are available for purchase)
"Toto", Acrylics on canvas, 6"x6". My mom's cat, which I painted to celebrate Mother's Day!