Trixie Talks Art

How I Became an Abstract Painter

Girl on Swing original


Book 17-4 gouache on paper 16x12 inches 

A lot of things I learned the hard way in my life, by trial and error.  I may have grown up in a large family, but basically I was always fending for myself.  …

Thoughts About A Few of My Paintings

Trixie Pitts On the Waterfront 2015


On the Waterfront   oil, graphite on canvas 60 x 48 inches


This painting won a 2015 Blue Dot Award at an exhibition at the Phyllis Harriman Gallery in the Art Students League of New York!  …

trixiepitts - It’s Not Me - on Twitter - Try Tumblr!

I was thinking about getting a twitter account - and I was dismayed to find that there is already a trixiepitts username on Twitter - and that it is apparently the dog of some guy on a rock band named Jake Pitts.  …

Visiting Christies NYC Spring Auction Preview - Contemporary/Modern May 2015

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One of the best things about living in Midtown, is walking over to Christies for the auction previews.  The Contemporary and Modern Auction Previews are my favorites.  This year was the best in quite a few years, I thought.

© Trixie Pitts 2009