Wilson Street Bridge at Sundown ©2016 maggie capettini 9x12 oil on linen panel | available

Wilson Street Bridge at Sundown

I caught a good reference photo of this bridge while passing by just as the sun was casting its last glow on the cement sides of the bridge. The path by the bench and the collection of trees create an inviting feeling to this spot, while a freight train rumbles out of town. Part of…

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Head for the Sunlight

Painted from a photo taken on a winter walk at Morton Arboretum. Nothing like the crunch of snow under your boots and the inside of your nose freezing up! (Currently thoroughly enjoying the 2nd week of 80+ temps here in May, though!!)

A Time for Celebration ©2016 maggie capettini 6x12 oil on linen panel | SOLD

A Time for Celebration

This is my second painting of the papel picado in downtown West Chicago, hung last fall as part of the Vivia Mexico Independence Day Festival. See the sister painting here. A looser painterly approach

Rainy Day at the Station ©2016 maggie capettini 8x10 oil on linen panel | SOLD

Rainy Day at the Station

In this painting, I tried something new. My clean-edged painting seemed to crisp to represent the rainy day on which I took this photograph. I pushed and pulled the paint vertically to try to

Snow Tracks ©2016 maggie capettini 11x14 oil on panel | Available

Snow Tracks

These tracks cross West Washington Street in West Chicago. Anyone who has driven this route – even one time! – has likely sat and waited for a freight train (or two!) to pass. This intersection of road and rail is not far from where the coach yards used to stand and