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CJ Rider - Fine Artist

CJ Rider

Mesa, AZ - United States

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My love of nature took seed during childhood where I spent many afternoons barefoot on the beach collecting shells and wiggly things.   That sand, the salty breeze, and California sun persist; nudging me to recreate the feeling they offered as a child.   My appreciation and desire to paint began to flourish as I traveled across the United States, experiencing the local flavors from various small towns we passed through or lived in.   In my art, I endeavor to portray not only the physical but also the essence of the subject.   To get that twinkle in the eye, the sweetness in the face...more
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Minds Eye by CJ  Rider
 

Minds Eye by CJ Rider

Koi by CJ  Rider
 

Koi by CJ Rider

Koi

Summer Days by CJ  Rider
 

Summer Days by CJ Rider

Summer Bloom by CJ  Rider
 

Summer Bloom by CJ Rider

Summer Cottage by CJ  Rider
 

Summer Cottage by CJ Rider

Portrait in Progress by CJ  Rider
 

Portrait in Progress by CJ Rider

Encaustic Melt by CJ  Rider
 

Encaustic Melt by CJ Rider

Abstract Encaustic by CJ  Rider
 

Abstract Encaustic by CJ Rider

Prickly Pear Cactus by CJ  Rider
 

Prickly Pear Cactus by CJ Rider

Spirit of Superior by CJ  Rider
 

Spirit of Superior by CJ Rider

Back Entry by CJ  Rider
 

Back Entry by CJ Rider

Pear by CJ  Rider
 

Pear by CJ Rider

Quick Draw by CJ  Rider
 

Quick Draw by CJ Rider

Soda Girl by CJ  Rider
 

Soda Girl by CJ Rider

Desert Prickly Poppy by CJ  Rider
 

Desert Prickly Poppy by CJ Rider

Superstitions by CJ  Rider
 

Superstitions by CJ Rider

Preserve Sky by CJ  Rider
 

Preserve Sky by CJ Rider

Blue Agave by CJ  Rider
 

Blue Agave by CJ Rider

Poppies by CJ  Rider
 

Poppies by CJ Rider

Three Little Gems by CJ  Rider
 

Three Little Gems by CJ Rider

Round-up by CJ  Rider
 

Round-up by CJ Rider

Jesse by CJ  Rider
 

Jesse by CJ Rider

Concho by CJ  Rider
 

Concho by CJ Rider

Cowboy by CJ  Rider
 

Cowboy by CJ Rider

Dancer by CJ  Rider
 

Dancer by CJ Rider

Secret Garden by CJ  Rider
 

Secret Garden by CJ Rider

Datura by CJ  Rider
 

Datura by CJ Rider

Broad Street by CJ  Rider
 

Broad Street by CJ Rider

Elyria Seafood by CJ  Rider
 

Elyria Seafood by CJ Rider

Ballerina Poppy by CJ  Rider
 

Ballerina Poppy by CJ Rider

Desert Sage by CJ  Rider
 

Desert Sage by CJ Rider

Hot Air by CJ  Rider
 

Hot Air by CJ Rider

Top o the mornin by CJ  Rider
 

Top o the mornin by CJ Rider

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