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Barfly by Shanina Conway


Small (16.4" x 23.0")

Available to buy on…

Barfly original artwork available as a framed print, canvas print of the original oil painting.

She’s seen around the world,in NY, LA, Chicago, Capetown, Paris, Sydney and Geneva…London too.
Perhaps she was a failed actress or a dancer or a singer…. perhaps she was abused by her husband,her lover or she wasn’t equipped to handle life….

Read her eyes to see what she says to you.

Image copyright © 2007 Shanina Conway. Copying and displaying or redistribution of this image without permission from the artist is strictly prohibited Note: Image Copyright and Protected by Digital Fingerprint

Available as a card, matt print, framed print canvas and poster.

Barfly has been nominated for the prestigous Pay it Forward Group
by Shawhouse

This is what Shawhouse had to say about your image -

“I thought this would be a tough choice, but it turned out to be a snap. So many images on redbubble are stunning, but it’s the rare one that sticks with you. I’d like to nominate just such an image – Barfly by Shanina Conway.

I wrote the following in the long “barfly”comments column – wow, tragic, elegant, rheumy-eyed human dignity slipping into darkness, the eyes red as an open wound, her shadow the color of poison.. It’s one of my favorite works of art.
Congratulations, Shanina, and thanks for sharing it on redbubble.

I paint, sculpt and make jewellery and love what I do.

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  • kookylane
    kookylaneover 7 years ago

    what a great painting, she got presence, great pose, great eyes.

  • Jordan Clarke
    Jordan Clarkeover 7 years ago

    gorgeous colours…

  • Adrian Rachele
    Adrian Racheleover 7 years ago

    Honestly. Her eyes are telling me to nick off and that she is not in the mood!!!

    Great work. Really, really like this one.

  • Cliff Vestergaard
    Cliff Vestergaardover 7 years ago

    she is trying to tell me something.

  • Cliff Vestergaard
    Cliff Vestergaardover 7 years ago

    you have the magic in your art

  • Bridget a'Beckett
    Bridget a'Beckettover 7 years ago

    fantastic and haunting – she’s definitely seen the world

  • Kathleen Cameron
    Kathleen Cameronover 7 years ago

    freakin awesome … love the green skin tones… what does her eyes say to me? fatigue

  • Shanina Conway
    Shanina Conwayover 7 years ago

    Hello thank you all for your comments.
    I’m so pleased you like her,she haunted me for 12 months before I managed to get her out of my system.

  • thickblackoutline
    thickblackoutlineover 7 years ago

    oh! i love a good haunting out of the system piece – this is great, i love the colours. there a certain relaxed vibe to the piece also.

  • Maxwell Edward
    Maxwell Edwardover 7 years ago

    She told me she’s a Jazz Singer…
    Great picture, I like the expressive qualities.
    Very film-noir like, it’s a nice nostalgic piece

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