Christin Coy

Marin County painter Christin Coy is well-known and a favorite in the Northern California plein air scene. Christin’s oil paintings of the Marin County hills, coastal regions, and Sonoma County vineyards, reflect her strong connection with the land, responding to the unique mood and beauty of each setting. It has been said that Christin’s work evokes the deep, rich sounds of the cello. In the words of Jean Stern of the Irvine Museum, “Christin Coy’s works are soft and gentle views of California at its most spiritual moments. She treats the landscape with genuine tenderness, seeking always the most poetic times of day. Her light is subdued but heartfelt, and her colors form a deep harmony that precisely captures the soul of the land. The result is a splendid amalgam of light, tone and poetry.”

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The Old PIne-Mt. Tam

2018. Oil on canvas, 11″ x 14.” Framed in a very special carved cove frame with articulated corners, in a 3″ wide profile. Quartersawn white oak (Medieval) with a 23k liner. $2,150.

Summer Evening-Tomales Bay

2018. Oil on panel, 8″ x 10.” Framed in a gentle cushion profile with soft bead at back edge, in walnut (Nut Brown stain) with 18kt pale gold slip. $1,250.

Morning Light

2018. Oil on panel, 9″ x 12.” Framed in a No. 1—2 1/2”, in quartersawn white oak (Medieval stain) with an 18kt slip. $1,500.

Afternoon Glow, Poncia Ranch

Oil on panel, 2016, 12″ x 9″. Framed in a No. 348, 3″ wide quartersawn white oak frame with a Weathered stain. $1,360.

Summer Evening, Ring Mountain

Oil on panel, 2016, 10″ x 8″. Framed in a No. 308.1 “Michigan” 2-1/2″ wide profile width, in quartersawn white oak with a Medieval stain. $1,260.

Autumn Moon Rise

2010. Oil on board, 8″ x 8″. Framed in No. 1 CV—2-1/2″ walnut (Saturated Medieval stain). $995.

Afternoon Fog, Marin Wetlands

2013. Oil on canvas, 18” x 18”. Framed in compound No. 480-2″ + S308 quartersawn white oak (Medieval) with 18kt gold liner. $3,975.