Wednesday, October 21, 2015

El Triunfo De La Vida

"El Triunfo De La Vida" by Reem Gfelner
for Dia De Los Muertos Group Exhibition. Phantom Galleries L.A.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Before The Throne Of The King

"Before The Throne Of The King"

The last time we were in church together, singing, Marcie​ leaned and whispered in my ear: "Hey Reem, we are just here on earth practicing for when we get to sing for Jesus in heaven."  Well that sums it up.  I cried a lot painting this; that's why it's rather simple and rough, but Marcie wouldn't have it any other way.
For my dearest friend, Marcie.  
Marcie Weaver 
2 august 1968 - 21 August 2015 

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lilies In The Fields And Sparrows In The Trees

"Lilies In The Fields And Sparrows In The Trees"
We are watched over in a most loving and perfect way. Dedicated to all who are fighting the good fight of faith against cancer and other afflictions. Never alone. Dedicated to my brave friend and sister Marcie Weaver

Monday, July 27, 2015

Mira's North Shore Dreams... (أحلام ميرا (من الساحل الشمالي

"North Shore Dreaming"
(أحلام ميرا (من الساحل الشمالي
My friend Mira took an enchanting photograph of a Mediterranean sunset at the northern coast of Egypt. It drew me in, in such a way, that I dreamed about it while I slept. This is how I saw it in my dream!

Friday, July 24, 2015

La Luna Y El Pasodoble

"La Luna Y El Pasodoble"
I wasn't going to post this, because I didn't have steady hands when I painted this.  But in order for me to practice what I preach, I pushed through to never let a sickness rob you of .... well... anything!!!  I am thankful of any bit of strength I have, and always trusting my creator to give me more.

Friday, July 17, 2015

"New Beginnings" (1st in the Redemption's Story series)

"New Beginnings" (1st in the Redemption's Story series)
Because there are always new beginnings. 

Monday, June 29, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015


Seeing the unseen. For my sister Laura, who taught me to see beyond the natural realm.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Olivia And Max On The Pacific

"Olivia And Max On The Pacific"
My niece and nephew standing on the Pacific shore. It's amazing that no matter where we grow up on this earth, we all have a moment where we stand and look at the sea.  Whether the Mediterranean, the Pacific or any other amazing shore.... there are always these wonder filled moments.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Gift

"The Gift"
I believe with all my heart that the inspiration for this painting was a gift given to me.  I don't want to explain it (although it means something very specific to me) because I want it to be a gift to others, in return. If it brings some comfort, serenity, peace or a sense of protection to anyone who sees it, then I did well with the gift that was generously entrusted to me.  Now I'm so pleased to pay it forward.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Not Alone

"Not Alone"
As an only child, I spent a lot of time alone.  During the summer, I would spend most of my time by the sea.  Now that I look back, I was alone  and the sea was alone as well.  It entertained itself by making waves and blowing winds.  Even though I was physically alone, I was not alone at all.  Hind sight is 20/20, they say, so as I look back on the road I traveled, since those days by the sea; I can honestly say that it has not been an easy journey, yet I know that there was a destiny. I was watched over and protected. I was divinely led. There were, and still are, angels on assignment! 

Friday, April 24, 2015

Grandpa (Geddo)

I miss my grandpa... so I paint my grandpa! Another reason why art is good for the soul.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Where We Dwell... يا رب

"Where We Dwell" 2015
These are quick brush strokes, painted at a frantic pace.  As though it needed to be created not painted.  I needed to transport quickly and untether rapidly from earthly shackles and harsh circumstances and events. Events that are taking place globally, personally (physically), and within my circle of dearly loved people.  So, this is where I choose to dwell today and what I meditate upon.  If this brings you any lightness, hope or an escape, then please join me, even for a moment in, for lack of better words, a better place. Much love and blessings to you all.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Bride

"The Bride" 2015
I finished her, even though my hands were annoyingly shaky.