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Work Samples

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What Are You Looking At?, Oil on printed canvas paper, 39" x 36"


Stabilizer, Mixed media on canvas, 20" x 20"

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Italian Value, Oil and Vintage Blueprints on canvas, 20" x 20"

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Seven Lights, Gouache on Vintage Blueprint on panel, 16" x 24"


About Gillian

Carroll County

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Gillian Collins was born in England.  Her family immigrated to Maryland in the early 1960s where she continues to reside.  She received her BFA and MFA from Towson University.  As a co-owner of residential plumbing and HVAC service companies, her association with these trades artistically inspires Collins.  Divorcing the form from the function of mechanical components, she conveys the importance of these vital but unnoticed engineering feats in her paintings, compelling the... more

Architectural abstractions Gouache and Vintage blueprints

Combination of Vintage blueprints with gouache

Architectural Abstractions in Oil with cold wax and Vintage Blueprints

Mechanical Components 3

Foundational structures in our urban and industrial environment that are often overlooked.

Under Concrete

Under concrete infra structure elements

  • Concrete Sunlight

    Concrete, bridge, bridges, parking, parking lot, road, Metro, urban landscape, subway
  • Under Pass

    Concrete, bridge, bridges, doomsday, figure, road, Metro, urban landscape
  • Red Pipe

    Concrete, Pipe, Pipes, Metro, Subway, Urban, City, Water Pipes, Water Supply, Water
  • A Glimpse

    abstract, window