Christina Tarkoff Oil Paintings

Painting the People & Places of Philadelphia & Beyond

In Honor of International Women's Day... Celebrating Women

Christina Tarkoff
Oil paintings and sketches celebrating women.

Oil paintings and sketches celebrating women.

If you follow my art, you may have noticed, I portray a lot of women in my art.

Here are a few reasons why: (not in order of importance)
1. Women are beautiful subjects.
2. I relate to women, because, well I am a woman!
3. I have a daughter.
4. I grew up in a time when Angela Davis and Gloria Steinem were considered, "Too big for their britches."
5. A gender-balanced world remains a goal, not a reality.

#BalanceforBetter
My "Women Who Shatter Barriers" series celebrates women with extraordinary achievements: Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Misty Copeland, Maya Angelou, Malala. 

I also portray ordinary women, women like myself. Many of the women I have never met—I find their beautiful faces on an artist's app called Sktchy. Sometimes I make sketches, sometimes I make paintings with poetry.
I celebrate these women, because too often, women are merely overlooked. Not heard. It is painful to me, I thought by now, the world would be different. But, I do have hope that with increasing awareness — generations to come will "forge a more gender-balanced world." 

Thank you for visiting my website and looking at my art. It means the world to me.


From Your Kitchen. Series of fruits and vegetables

Oil paintings, “From Your Kitchen” series. 8x10 inches. Framed and ready-to-hang in your home. “ Going Bananas.”Apples to Apples. Arrogant Asparagus. Beautifully Blue Blueberries. Pair of Pairs.”

Oil paintings, “From Your Kitchen” series. 8x10 inches. Framed and ready-to-hang in your home. “Going Bananas.”Apples to Apples. Arrogant Asparagus. Beautifully Blue Blueberries. Pair of Pairs.”

"From Your Kitchen"

This series of fruit & vegetable are available!

The oil paintings will be hanging at the
63rd Annual Members Show at the Manayunk Roxborough Art Center.

SIP WINE AND LOOK AT ART....
63rd Annual Members Show
Sunday March 10, 2019
The Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center
Noon-3pm
Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center
419 Green Lane (Rear) Philadelphia, PA 19128