Heidi

Pitre

Don't Ask Me About The Poodle

2020, Oil on panel, 24 x 18 in

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Heidi

Pitre

Man-eater

2020, Oil on panel, 24 x 18 in

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2400
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Heidi

Pitre

Judith, tcb

2020, Oil on panel, 30 x 30 in

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3800
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Heidi

Pitre

Once Bitten, Twice Tied

2019, Oil on panel, 18 x 18 in

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1600
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Heidi

Pitre

Grapes of Wrath

2018, Ink on ephemera, 5 x 3 in

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295
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Heidi Pitre

About the Artist

Heidi Pitre has made the entire south her home, and her canvas. She has lived across the south, creating along the way, finding the Southern Peculiar in every aspect of her work.

Artist Statement

The South. It's not like anywhere else. It's not even like itself. The heat is glorious, but overbearing. The food is delicious and deadly. Its people can be painfully lovely, or painfully vicious. If you know the South well, you love it and you hate it, but you can't shake it. You can leave it, but it doesn't leave you. It's a way of life, and an odd way of living. Some might even say a peculiar way of living.

These works examine the South and its people, in all their peculiar wonder. Shining a light on the parts that make us smile, and a flashlight into the dark parts that don't. Reflecting the "Sunday afternoon" South: colorfully painted, depicting heartwarming scenes, with a twist that is all too familiar, absurdly odd, but light-hearted, and funny, even if you're not exactly sure why.

An emotional interpretation highlighting aspects in a way that will create a deeper understanding of "us" for insiders and outsiders, helping to embrace our complex absurdity, our Southern Peculiar.

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