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"The Last Days of Autumn"

"The Last Days of Autumn", 2014, Acrylic on Hardboard, 27.75 x 46.25 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2014
Acrylic on Hardboard
27.75 x 46.25 in.

Donna Balavitch Memorial Award, 2015, Winter Art Festival Competition, Gallery Uptown, Grand Haven, MI

art, painting, lake, sea, seascape, shore, shoreline, water, waves, wind

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"The Last Days of Summer"

"The Last Days of Summer", 2014, Acrylic on Hardboard, 9 x 12 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2014
Acrylic on Hardboard
9 x 12 in.

art, painting, lake, sea, seascape, shore, shoreline, house, water

"Whisper"

"Whisper", 2014, Acrylic on Alupanel, 18 x 30 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2014
Acrylic on Alupanel
18 x 30 in.

art, painting, acrylic, field, grass, dead, dry, dried, house, farm, early spring, new growth, trees, tree line

"Whisper", 2014, Acrylic on Alupanel, Detail, by David Jay Spyker

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"Whisper, Study"

Study for Whisper, 2014, Acrylic on Gessoed Paper, 12 x 17 7/8 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2014
Acrylic on Gessoed Paper
(Fabriano Artistico Hot Pressed 140 lb.)
12 x 17 7/8 in.

Study for the painting “Whisper”

art, painting, acrylic, field, grass, dead, dry, dried

 

"Distant Light"

"Distant Light", 2012, Acrylics on Panel, 3 15/16 x 12 1/16 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2012
Acrylic on Panel
3 15/16 x 12 1/16 in.

art, painting, beach, sand, shore, landscape, lake, seascape

"Fallen Maple"

"Fallen Maple", 2012, Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper (Arches 140 lb. Hot Pressed), 12 9/16 x 22 1/16 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2012
Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper
(Arches 140 lb. Hot Pressed)
12 9/16 x 22 1/16 in.

art, painting, acrylics, dead tree, tractor tires, grass, sunlight, shadow

"Fallen Maple", 2012, Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper (Arches 140 lb. Hot Pressed), Detail, by David Jay Spyker

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"October Sand Bar"

"October Sand Bar", 2012, Acrylics on Hardboard, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2012
Acrylic on Hardboard
5 x 7 in.

art, painting, beach, sand, shore, landscape, lake, seascape

"One Last Summer"

"One Last Summer", 2012, Acrylics on Canvas Mounted on Panel, 12 x 20 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2012
Acrylic on Canvas Mounted on Hardboard
12 x 20 in.
Collection of the Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers, Michigan

In memory of the artist’s mother, Mary Spyker (1945-2011)

art, painting, beach, sand, dunes, seascape, Lake Michigan, landscape, shore

"Rolling In"

"Rolling In", 2012, Acrylics on Hardboard, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2012
Acrylic on Hardboard
5 x 7 in.
Private Collection: Beverly Hills, Michigan

art, painting, beach, sand, shore, landscape, lake, seascape

"Winter Murder"

"Winter Murder", 2012, Acrylics on Canvas, 30 x 42 in., by David Jay Spyker

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art, painting, acrylics, winter, snow, landscape, crows, clouds, moody, corn field, trees, row

"Winter Murder", 2012, Acrylics on Canvas, Detail, by David Jay Spyker

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2012, Acrylic on Canvas, 30 x 42 in.

Southwest Michigan Watercolor Society Award, 2013, Michigan Artist’s Competition, Art Center of Battle Creek; Battle Creek, Michigan

"Channel"

"Channel", 2011, Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper, 11 5/16 x 16 1/8 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper (Arches 300 lb. Cold Pressed)
11 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.

art, painting, rocks, shore, hills, water

"Homeward"

"Homeward", 2011, Mixed Media on Paper, 9 x 15 3/8 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Watercolor, Drybrush, Ink, Charcoal, and Black and Sienna Conte on Paper (Arches 300 lb. Cold Pressed)
9 x 15 3/8 in.

art, painting, mixed media, trees, field, fog, night, moonlight

"Quarry"

"Quarry", 2011, Drybrush and Watercolor on Paper, 22 1/2 x 15 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Drybrush and Watercolor on Paper
22 1/2 x 15 in.

art, painting, landscape, ridge, rocks, hill, trees, autumn
"Quarry", 2011, Drybrush and Watercolor on Paper, Detail, by David Jay Spyker

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"Steam Engine"

"Steam Engine", 2011, Acrylics on Canvas, 24 x 40 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Acrylic on Canvas
24 x 40 in.

Honorable Mention, Michiana Annual Artist Competition (11th MAAC), Box Factory for the Arts; St. Joseph, Michigan (2013)

art, painting, beach, sand, lake michigan, shore, seascape, landscape, nuclear reactor

"Barricade"

"Barricade", 2010, Drybrush and Watercolor, 12 1/2 x 11 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Drybrush and Watercolor on Paper (Fabriano Artistico 300 lb. Cold Pressed)
12 1/2 x 11 in.

art, painting, landscape, beach, dunes, sand, grass, dead, trees, summer

"Barricade", 2010, Drybrush and Watercolor, Detail, by David Jay Spyker
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"Northbound"

"Northbound", 2010, Watercolor/Drybrush on Paper, 21 x 28 3/4 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper (Arches 300 lb. Cold Pressed)
21 x 28 3/4 in.

art, painting, landscape, railroad, tracks, forest, autumn, fall

"Northbound", 2010, Watercolor/Drybrush on Paper, Detail, by David Jay Spyker 

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"Trout Run Rock Fall"

"Trout Run Rock Fall", 2010, Watercolor/Drybrush on Paper, 12 x 12 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper (Lanaquarelle 140 lb. Cold Pressed)
12 x 12 in.

art, painting, waterfall, river, stream, brook, creek, rocks

"Twilight in the Wood"

"Twilight in the Wood", 2010, Acrylics on Canvas, 18 x 14 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylics on Canvas
18 x 14 in.

dead, trees, twilight, dusk, forests, leaves

"Wyeth Tree"

"Wyeth Tree", 2010, Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper, 12 1/8 x 9 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Watercolor and Drybrush on Paper (Arches 140 lb. Cold Pressed)
12 1/8 x 9 in.

A study piece based on the woods in one of Andrew Wyeth’s Helga paintings.

art, painting, tree, autumn, fall, forest

"Approaching Storm (A Landscape Study)"

"Approaching Storm (A Landscape Study)", 2009, Acrylics on Canvas, 7 x 9 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2009
Acrylic on Canvas
7 x 9 in.
Private Collection: Ceresco, Michigan

art, painting, rain, clouds, distant hills, grass, grassy field

"Fenceline"

"Fenceline", 2005, Acrylics on Hardboard, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2005
Acrylic on Hardboard
5 x 7 in.
Private Collection: Holland, MI

, art, painting, winter, snow, solitary figure, field

"A Late Winter’s Night"

"A Late Winter's Night", 2005, Acrylics on Canvas Framed in Shadow Box with Twig Segment, 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. overall, by David Jay Spyker

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2005
Acrylic on Canvas Framed in Shadow Box with Twig Segment
8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. overall

; art, painting, night, winter, snow, moon, lone, solitary, figure

(detail of painting)
Acrylic on Canvas
5 x 4 in.

"A Late Winter's Night" (detail), 2005, Acrylics on Canvas, 5 x 4 in., by David Jay Spyker

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