Christine Alfery


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Gatekeepers, 58 x 60 
Unique water media painting on canvas

Also known as “The Sententials” ,”Send in the Clowns” and “Where are the Clowns”
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All canvas artwork is sold unstretched unless otherwise noted. Christine can stretch the work for you and ship it, but she warns shipping large original artwork can be expensive and and generally ships freight.. If you want Christine to send the original artwork stretched please contact her at for an approx. quote.  You will be charged the standard $75 deposit at checkout for shipping. This $75 deposit will be deducted from the cost of the freight shipment.

One In A Million Series

Christine Alfery is a 1 st place winner for her work “The Sententials” in the 2019 American Art Awards. The American Art Awards are juried by America’s 25 Best Galleries and Museums. Artists in 63 countries competed: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Denmark, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Republic Of Korea, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Serbia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.
Artist statement:
I refer to this piece as both “The Sentinels” and “The Gatekeepers”.  They mean keepers of the light, the guardians of the peace, the guardians of treasures and things we hold dear to our hearts. They protect. I believe that our souls, our “selves” are our own sentinels, gatekeeper, or guardian of who we are.  This piece represents those concepts for me.