Too many realist still life painters exhibit enormous technical skill creating cold lifeless images. These have a subtle humor to them and the painting itself is warm and inviting. Her portraits, including some self-portraits, have the same candid and wry approach. It was hard to pick which pieces to put here. It's better to look through them all. With some artists the cumulative effect is more potent than any individual piece. Go to www.kirstinereiner.com.
"The White Pillow" 2008
"Dressed Up" 2005-7