Your shopping cart is empty.

Your shopping cart is empty.

About Me

 Connie Rodriguez PhD

Connie Rodriguez is an award-winning contemporary artist from No. California who loves working with Oil, Cold Wax and mixed media. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 and later a Doctorate in Psychology where she worked for 35 years in art and psychology processes with clients in a private practice. After retiring, she built a studio so she could dive into her own work as an artist. She has been a full time artist, part time gardener and with her husband for more years than not. 


As a contemporary, abstract artist, I am inspired by nature and color. Now retired from Jungian Psychotherapy, where I studied dreams and archetypes, I am still engaged with the image as a living entity that wants to find expression on canvas. Painting for me is like a dream that visits and images are meant to be interacted with. I love a painting that speaks to a story that evokes a memory or place. I strive to create works that not only tell a story but engages the viewer as an interactive process. I always paint from the feeling of place - not the place itself. 


I begin with a Title, never knowing exactly what it will look like, but the Title of a piece engages me in the process. Recently I saw a street sign in Sedona, AZ. that was called, “In the Back of the Beyond”. Immediately my creative juices began to emerge and I thought, “What a great title for a painting!”  I could hardly wait to see what it would look like. Once I finished that painting, it sold immediately. I love color, shape and layers. Often I will start with several layers of paint and or collage papers that I have painted. When the background feels rich and has depth, I begin to see where it will go as a finished painting. 

Career Highlights

 Rodriguez exhibits in several galleries and businesses. Her work has been published in local as well as international art magazines. This year she is a featured artist in AcrylicWorks 7, a national art magazine, due out August 2020. Rodriguez sells her work across the United States and Internationally.  Current galleries include:  Old Town Gallery, Auburn, CA. The Artery, Fine Art Gallery in Davis, CA. Audacity, Fine Art Gallery in Roseville, CA. She has taught Acrylic /Mixed Media classes for many years and now offers free how-to videos. Visit her you-tube channel: Connie Rodriguez @ Art and Soul Matters.

1c crunched snajej
1c crunched snajej

Trusted Art Seller

The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.

It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.

3c crunched udpkob
3c crunched udpkob

Verified Secure Website with Safe Checkout

This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.

Saved Successfully.

This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.


Import From Instagram

Click on any Image to continue

Create a New Favorite List


Badge ar compatible

The above preview shows how to use the live preview on this website.

Badge ar compatible

This Website Supports Augmented Reality to Live Preview Art

This means you can use the camera on your phone or tablet and superimpose any piece of art onto a wall inside of your home or business.

To use this feature, Just look for the "Live Preview AR" button when viewing any piece of art on this website!


Manage Favorites

Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.


Newsletter Sign-Up


Enter your email below and we'll email you a 20% OFF Coupon right now!

= required

This offer is valid for NEW CUSTOMERS only!