Bailey VanKirk

Oil Painter

   I grew up on the Marblehead Peninsula, and spent my summers roaming the beach and fishing on Lake Erie, or along the docks at my family’s marina. 

   I graduated from Danbury in 2004 and attended Kent State University, where I focused on painting and honed my techniques before graduating in 2008 with Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art and Painting.

   In 2014, I inherited Desdemona’s from my mother, Artist Laura A. Brown, when I was able to return to the peninsula, an area that has served as endless inspiration for my photorealist style oil paintings. 

  After 6 years of operating Desdemona's full time I opted to close the doors of the gallery and focus entirely on painting commissions. My current private studio is located in Lakewood, Ohio which grants me access to even more Lake Erie coastline. Visit me at events like the area boat shows or the Spooky Pooch parade, and of course watch me work online!

  I am easily accessible for custom work. Just call, text, email or facebook message me with your reference photo or idea!

baileyvankirk@gmail.com

419-341-3836

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Portfolio

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commission 20x30 oil on canvas

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Marina
Marina

commission piece, 14x24 oil on canvas

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Peach by the Beach
Peach by the Beach

16x20 oil on canvas commission

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Aspen
Aspen
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Put-In-Bay Shoreline
Put-In-Bay Shoreline
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Mable
Mable
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Brad on the Beach
Brad on the Beach
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PLIDCO
PLIDCO
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Cold One
Cold One
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Basil
Basil
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Queen of the Lakes
Queen of the Lakes
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Grindleys
Grindleys
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Shirley Irene
Shirley Irene
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Sherbet
Sherbet
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Blue
Blue
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Ireland Home
Ireland Home
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Niece
Niece
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Catawba Cliffs
Catawba Cliffs
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Family at Bergmans
Family at Bergmans
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Jet
Jet
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Portage Lakes portrait
Portage Lakes portrait
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Scuttle off the Bayside (JP Manning)
Scuttle off the Bayside (JP Manning)

24x36 oil on canvas SOLD

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Shoreline Lace
Shoreline Lace

16x20 oil on canvas $765.00

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"Catawba Pier"
"Catawba Pier"

48x48 oil on canvas $1365.00

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Westside Market
Westside Market

16x20 $1375.00

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"East Harbor from Above"
"East Harbor from Above"

Commission piece 30x30

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Afternoon Trip
Afternoon Trip

23x46 $845.00

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Titius Road
Titius Road

30x48 oil on canvas commission piece

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Catawba Daybreak
Catawba Daybreak

12x24 oil on canvas $675.00

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Christmas Commission, Oskar and Laiken
Christmas Commission, Oskar and Laiken
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