We have the happiest & fullest hearts! These portraits sure did put the biggest smiles on our faces!! They are incredible and we love them so much, as does Olive!!! Alyson, we are beyond touched by your work!!! Thank you so much! You have such a great heart & we will cherish these forever!! ❤️
-Jasmine and Joel, CO
It's absolutely amazing Alyson!! I'm so glad I happened to accidentally fall upon your website... it will be nice to finally have this project done. I never expected you would get it done so fast!! I most likely will have more work for you in the future 😊 Tiffany, WY
Alyson, the print is absolutely beautiful. He is convinced this is "his Ringo", and while I don't encourage it, I will never argue it :) You captured the true essence of a genuine German Shorthair, and I am so grateful! Your work makes us so happy, and you hold a secret that will go to my grave (lol). I don't have many secrets, but this one was worth it! Thank you so much, you are awesome at what you do! Angel, GA
"The power of a visual memory is that within that memory we remind ourselves of what we have seen and felt. Alyson Kinkade’s landscape paintings are lessons in color. We travel in her compositions as far as our memories and wisdom will allow us. And as we experience something new in our own lives, we can come back to her paintings and discover a new visual depth—a visual depth that had always been there, but is now
enhanced by our new experiences, our new memories." -Jo DeDecker, Masonville, CO
"Our paintings by Alyson Kinkade ...A small 3 inch by 4 inch painting caught my attention. An Italian landscape? Perhaps, New Mexico? A View of the San Juan Islands or the rolling hills of Missouri? Capturing
universal qualities – a primary consideration in choosing artwork for my collection, this tiny oil pleased me and was the first of several Alyson Kinkade paintings I have acquired. Each painting, while representational in subject, is astutely abstract in construction and expertly crafted (another must in judging any artwork). Solid horizons, unique combinations of color and subtle awareness of light are handled with rare maturity. Today, my wife Barbara, and I continue to enjoy Alyson’s paintings in my office, my studio and our home. And that little painting - completed while Alyson was finishing art school, remains a favorite in our collection."
-C.T. Whitehouse, sculptor & Barbara Joosse, children’s author, Cedarburg, WI
"There is a quiet, studied aspect to Alyson's paintings that I find calming and meditative. The simplified forms and brushwork denote just enough to barely suggest a subject, allowing lots of room to wander and explore my inner landscape with the painting as a way-marker. Alyson's confidence in and mastery of her palette is remarkable - and it has been so for years, which I find doubly amazing in someone so early in her career."
-Mark Leichliter, Fort Collins, CO
"We are writing on behalf of our favorite living painter, Ms. Alyson Kinkade. My wife, Valerie, and I have collected in our home and at my San Diego Landscape Architecture firm many of Kinkade’s paintings, including still life, abstract and several works from landscape series' "Remembering Plains" & "Sunset, Open Plains". We enjoy the depth, calmness, and strength of the work. Her use of paint layering is rich and authentic. We are continually amazed when Kinkade sends us images of her new work and look forward to collecting more in the future." - Val and Greg Hebert, Coronado, CA
"Alyson Kinkade's is the only art we have felt compelled to live with. Alyson's work is always open for further exploration on every level: visual, emotional, spiritual. While it is evocative of an external landscape (or plane), it creates space for an internal, personal response, at the same time is transcends the individual, allowing for a
transpersonal experience. Apart from the interaction her work invites, it provides a delightful experience on a day to day basis. Never aggressively distracting, it is always welcoming and contributing a contemplative presence in our home." -Mary and Kurt Shafer, Omaha, NE