PaintingsConnie Smith Siegel has taught, painted and exhibited widely in the bay area for over thirty years. Her landscapes, painted directly on location, come from a intimate connection with the earth—the spirit and light of specific places. She has traveled widely, and is a passionate observer of the light conditions in different seasons and times of day, from the winter fields of Colorado to northern islands to desert and mountain areas. The different aspects of nature have become metaphors for feeling states, inviting both excitement and peace.    READ MORE