Galena artist and author Sandra Principe is the author
of five Karen Prince Galena Mysteries.
started in 2003 with Murder in Galena, followed by Murder
on the Mississippi in 2005, Murder at Galena Stables
in 2007 and Murder at Galena Gallery in 2009.
mystery, Murder at Galena Mansion was just released in
As an artist,
Principe's oil paintings capture the timeless beauty of flowers
closely observed. Her paintings capture a glowing light, illuminating
the exquisite coloration and delicate form of the orchids and
other flowers she paints.
addition to being available for sale at Hello Galena, Principe's
paintings are included in numerious private and corporate collections.
Her work has been shown in solo shows across the country, from
West Palm Beach and Vero Beach, Florida to Laguana Beach, California.
from her Chicago law practice in 1996 to live, write and paint
in the Galena countryside.
interested in purchasing Principe's books and artwork will find
them on sale at Hello Galena at 121 N. Commerce St., in Galena.
Find Hello Galena's online map, store
hours and directions.
Principe about her work, email
her, connect on her facebook
page, or call her at: (815) 541-0068. You may also see more
of Principe's artwork at www.sandraprincipe.com.