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Thalia Stratton Waterhouse Gallery
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Closing for the Day
20 x 16 Oil

Lady in Red
20 x 16 Oil

Sargents Dining Room II
24 x 18 Oil

 

Serving at Bouchon
16 x 20 Oil

Placing the Order
20 x 14 Oil
 

Cafe Press
16 x 12 Oil
         

Serving at Cafe Flore
24 x 18 Oil
   

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Dining at the Pigonnet
24 x 20 Oil
         
       

Dinner at Cafe Press
16 x 12 Oil
SOLD 

 

A Parisian Tea House
24 x 18 Oil
 SOLD

 

Cafe de la Presse
16 x 12 Oil
SOLD 

A Parisian Sunset
12 x 16 Oil
  SOLD 

 

Sargents Dining Room
20 x 16 Oil
  SOLD 

Dining at Stella Mare
20 x 16 Oil
 SOLD   
         

Lunch in Provence, Study
16 x 12 Oil
 SOLD 

 

Culinary Reflections
20 x 16 Oil
SOLD 

Tables are Set
24 x 24 Oil
 SOLD  

Homage to Sargent
24 x 18 Oil
 SOLD 

Afternoon at The Pigonnet
30 x 24 Oil
 SOLD 
         

 

Le Beau Site
14 x 11 Oil
 SOLD 

Bistro Allouette
11 x 14 Oil
 SOLD 

Fouquets, Paris
16 x 12 Oil
 SOLD  

 

Chef In The Kitchen
10 x 8 Oil
 SOLD 

 

Preparing for the Day
28 x 22 Oil
SOLD 
   

 

Le Garcon Attend
20 x 16 Oil
 SOLD 

Serving Dinner
12 x 16 Oil
 SOLD 

Last Minute Touches
18 x 24 Oil
SOLD 

Table for Two
20 x 20 Oil
SOLD

Closing for the Day
16 x 12 Oil
SOLD
         



Parisian Dining
24 x 18 Oil
 SOLD

Closing for the Day
16 x 12 Oil
SOLD 


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Champagne Anyone
20 x 16 Oil
SOLD

The Business of Dinner
16 x 16 Oil
SOLD 

Representing Thalia Stratton

Upon graduating with Honors from the Academy of Art University of San Francisco with a cooperative degree in Fashion Illustration, Thalia Stratton owned and operated her own design studio from 1990.
She landed her first teaching job around the same time she graduated and is still teaching part-time at San Francisco State University.

After free-lancing in the advertising world for many years, including working for clients such as, Givenchy-Paris, Neiman Marcus, I. Magnin andCo., Playboy Enterprises and the San Francisco Ballet, she also produced product lines for the Gift Market and the Wine industry of Napa and Sonoma Valley.

In the late nineties, Thalia decided to approach the Fine Art market and began selling her illustrations and paintings to small galleries and local art collectors. She is currently a member of several prestigious Pastel Societies and the Oil Painter’s of America. She has been published in numerous publications including, Gentry Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, and American Art Collector.
She has won many awards, including the LGAA Curator’s Award 2009.
Trained as an illustrator, she is naturally drawn to narrative and to using her work to suggest a story.
Her process begins as recording a specific moment at a specific place, and then transforming it into a fictional scene in order to create a powerful and distinct mood. Thalia’s approach to color and light is in the forefront of her style, and is the main contribution to this transformation into mood: a limited palette of muted, sophisticated darks, minimal intensity, subtle values, along with the clarity of white to indicate how light plays off forms and seems to intensify darkness.
Thalia wants viewers to feel so welcomed into the scene that they can create their own story of sense of place, and even imagined memories of what may have happened then and there.
Whether indicating backlighting, the warm soft glow of a quiet interior or
tracing fleeting streams of light to achieve a dramatic effect, Thalia strives
for a timeless transformation from the everyday moment.

Thalia creates a window into a visual dialogue with the viewer’s boundless imagination.


Please call 805-962-8885 or email us (art@waterhousegallery.com) For more details.

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