Spicy Sweet Bowtie

Part of Jennie’s new series of Tea Scapes that combine image transfers of tea packaging with layered landscapes of environments she’s explored, to both salvage detritus from the trash, as well as depicting a need for space and increased mindfulness.

This piece was inspired by Bowtie Arch seen on a hike on the Bureau of Land Management in Moab, Utah, not far from Arches National Park. The destination was Corona Arch, but we were surprised to see this oculus in the rock. To be named, each art must measure a minimum of three feet. The hike to arrive at this point was the most thrilling and challenging my kids and I have ever accomplished. It truly was a spicy sweet journey!


Watercolor, Collage and Image Transfer on Strathmore CP 500 Series Watercolor Paper
7” x 5”
Mounted on a cradled wood panel and UV-coated
Framed in a 1/2″ maple wood floater frame
Wired and ready for hanging
Option to purchase without the frame

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 4 in

Vendor Information

TraillWorks is the apron under which the Kitchen Gods Artist, Jennie Traill Schaeffer, creates and teaches art. She is drawn to paint subjects from the domestic realm, exploring their relationship to her own life, including vibrant paintings of kitchen appliances, landscapes, food, and Wedding Cake Portraits. She earned her BFA in painting and art education from Syracuse University and studied in Florence, Italy for a semester. Jennie teaches individualized art lessons at Oh! Canary Studio and at off-location workshops. Jennie resides in the Gregory neighborhood of West Orange with her husband, two sons, and dog, Ringo.