Reaching for the Stars

An original oil painting with an American space shuttle entering Earth’s orbit. This painting will make an ideal gift for the amateur astronomer or supporter of the United States Space Program.

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Reaching for the Stars © Copyright 2022 – Present

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About this Space Shuttle Painting

painting with space shuttle

Title: Reaching for the Stars
Size:
12″ w x 16″ h
Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Description: A painting of a U.S. space shuttle as it enters orbit over the Earth. The curvature of the Earth is visible beneath the shuttle, as the sun begins to rise and cast its rays. The moon is nested within the Milky Way stars above.

Reaching for the Stars is hand-painted on gallery wrap stretched canvas and signed by space artist Teresa Bernard. This painting is ready to hang as is, or it can be framed for a more finished appearance.

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Artist Comments

I’m a huge supporter of the United States Space Program, both the military and civilian branches, and this painting is a tribute to them. I love traveling to new places, and for me, outer space would be the ultimate adventure in this physical universe.

About the U.S. Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle is a retired spacecraft system operated by NASA from 1981 to 2011 as part of the United States Space Shuttle program. It was intended to be a partially reusable spacecraft that would be launched like a rocket and landed on a runway like a glider. The space shuttle launched astronauts and cargo into space and returned them safely.

Six space shuttles have been built for the United States Space Program since its inception. The first space shuttle, Enterprise, was a prototype that was carried on its maiden voyage by a Boeing 747, but it never made it into space. Challenger, Columbia, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour were the other five space shuttles. All five went on space missions.

For more information about the space shuttle program, follow this link.

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Asteroid Strike

An asteroid strike is depicted in this painting. It is ideal for anyone who is curious about our solar system.

painting of an asteroid
Asteroid Strike © Copyright 2022 – Present

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About this Asteroid Painting

asteroid strike painting
Frame not included.

Title: Asteroid Strike
Size:
6″ w x 6″ h
Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Description:  A painting of an asteroid strike. Brilliant oranges and yellow radiate throughout this work of art depicting an asteroid pushing its way through the atmosphere of a planet. This painting is ideal for anyone who has an interest in the solar system, astronomy, or astrophysics. The artwork is signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard.

Asteroid Strike is a small painting measuring 6×6 inches. It won’t need a frame because the painting image extends around the edges of the canvas support. However, if you choose to frame it, it will look great in your home or office.

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Artist Comments

When it comes to decor, this small painting packs a big punch. Its eye-catching orange and yellow colors extend across this painting depicting an asteroid striking the atmosphere of a planet below.

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In a Faraway Galaxy (2021) 
6″ w x 6″ h
moon and earth painting
A View of the Full Moon and Earth (2021)
6″ w x 6″ h
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Space…The Next Frontier (2017)
24″ w x 18″ h

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Galaxy of the Spanish Dancer

A painting portraying the Spanish Dancer Galaxy against a sparkling starscape.

Spanish dancer galaxy painting
Galaxy of the Spanish Dancer © Copyright 2022 – Present

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About this Spanish Dancer Galaxy Painting

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Title: Galaxy of the Spanish Dancer
Size:
24″ w x 18″ h
Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Description:  A painting of the Spanish Dancer Galaxy set against a glittering sea of stars. The galaxy’s dazzling blue and lavender arms swirl into the yellow nucleus at its center. It’s a stunning piece of art that will add dimension to any room. The artwork is signed by oil painting artist Teresa Bernard.

Galaxy of the Spanish Dancer is hand-painted on gallery wrap stretched canvas and does not require a frame before display since the composition extends around the edges of the canvas giving it a contemporary look. However, it will look great should you choose to have it framed.

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Artist Comments

This painting depicts the beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1566, also known as the Spanish Dancer. This lovely solar system is the result of billions of stars, gas, and dust held together by a gravitational pull. Its breathtaking beauty inspired me to paint this extraordinary galaxy within the Dorado constellation.

Read more about this galaxy on NASA’s website: Grand Swirls from NASA’s Hubble

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Asteroid Strike
(2022)
6″ w x 6″ h
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In a Faraway Galaxy (2021) 
6″ w x 6″ h
Enterprise
Starship Enterprise — To Boldly Go (2021)
24″ w x 18″ h

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Starship Enterprise…To Boldly Go

This oil painting is fan art of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek a 1960s TV show. It is ideal for any Trekkie.

star trek fan art
Starship Enterprise…To Boldly Go © Copyright 2021 – Present

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About this Star Trek Fan Art

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Title: Starship Enterprise…To Boldly Go
Size:
24″ w x 18″ h
Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Description: Fan art depicting the famous fictional starship USS Enterprise from the iconic 1960s TV show Star Trek. The Enterprise is breaking away from a distant planet’s orbit. In the background, we see the vastness of space with its bright red sun. There is also a myriad of stars with a spiral galaxy bidding farewell to the crew of this futuristic vessel.

This is a large painting that would be perfect for any Star Trek fan. The fan art is composed on quality gallery wrap stretched canvas and does not require a frame before display because the composition extends around the edges of the canvas. Hand-painted and signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard.

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Artist Comments

Starship Enterprise…To Boldly Go is Star Trek fan art. Star Trek (the original series) was my favorite TV show when I was a kid, and it still is! This painting isn’t the first time I’ve created fan art of the USS Enterprise. When I was a young teen, I painted the famous starship and entered it in a local art show. My painting drew a lot of attention back then, and I remember there were many conversations over it. Unfortunately, it’s been so long ago that I can’t remember if it was a juried art show or not. However, I do remember the painting sold, and that was very exciting for a teenager just starting out as an artist of oil paintings.

The title for this Star Trek fan art came from the show’s opening monologue.

Star Trek Opening Monologue

Space: the final frontier.
These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise.
Its 5-year mission:

To explore strange new worlds;
To seek out new life and new civilizations;
To boldly go where no man has gone before!

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Other Spacecraft Paintings of Interest

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Space…The Next Frontier (2017)
24″ w x 18″ h
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Reaching for the Stars (2022)
12″ w x 16″ h

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“Accurate, which is more than could be said for most paperback covers back in the day!” — Jupiter_Equilateral, SciFi & Fantasy Writers, Gab

“Awesome, I’ll share this with my trek group.” — Dean Hotter, MOONS OF THE UNIVERSE, MeWe

“I’m by no means a great Star Trek fan but that is a wonderful picture!” — josisenberg, SciFi & Fantasy Writers, Gab

“Super nice, good job!” — Nicholas Sevilla Zamoyski, SCIFI AND DARK ART ZOCALO, MeWe

“Treat her like a lady, and she’ll always bring you home.” — dg54321, SciFi & Fantasy Writers, Gab

“Wonderful painting of the greatest Sci-fi ship EVER! Very well done.” — @TrumpOurRealPresident, TrumpREALPresident1, TRUTH Social

“Excellent!! Die hard Trekker here.” — @Tialin, Tialin ULTRA MAGA, TRUTH Social

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In a Faraway Galaxy

A painting of a faraway galaxy. This piece of space art depicts a distant planet with two suns. The vastness of outer space fills the background.

 in a faraway galaxy painting
In a Faraway Galaxy © Copyright 2021 – Present

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About this Distant Galaxy Painting

painting featuring a faraway galaxy

Title: In a Faraway Galaxy
Size:
6″ w x 6″ h
Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Description:  A painting depicting a faraway galaxy. This space art features a planet with two suns; a larger yellow sun and a smaller red sun. The vastness of outer space beyond makes up the background in this painting. In the foreground, the planet is mostly in silhouette and outlined in the rays of the two suns. The painting is signed by artist Teresa Bernard.

This painting’s small size makes it perfect for small rooms or areas where space is limited. It measures 6×6 inches and is hand-painted on gallery wrap stretched canvas. Faraway Galaxy won’t need a frame because the painting’s composition spreads out around the edges of the canvas giving it a fashionable look. Framed or unframed, this painting will look great in your home or office, or any place it is put on view.

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Artist Comments

This faraway galaxy painting is one of several small space artworks I’ve done. As a huge fan of the space program, I’m often looking at images of distant star systems, nebulae, constellations, planets, and moons, and considering how I might compose a painting from them. Some of my space paintings are based on NASA photos, such as “First Man on the Moon,” while others are entirely based on my imagination.

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Space…The Next Frontier (2017)
24″ w x 18″ h
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Asteroid Strike
(2022)
6″ w x 6″ h
spanish dancer galaxy painting
Galaxy of the Spanish Dancer (2022)
24″ w x 18″ h

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Fly Me To The Moon

A bright orange moon and two silhouetted egrets grace this colorful painting.

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Fly Me To The Moon © Copyright 2020 – Present

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About this Moon Painting

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Title: Fly Me To The Moon
Size: 9″ w x 12″ h
Support: Canvas Panel Board
Description: A vibrant painting of a bright orange moon in the night sky with two egrets in silhouette. One egret is perched atop a tree in silhouette, while the other is in flight. A starry sky and a blue glow from Earth’s atmosphere can be seen behind the full moon. The painting is signed by artist Teresa Bernard.

This painting is hand-painted on a quality canvas panel board. It requires framing prior to display.

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Artist Comments

The most eye-catching feature of this painting is that big orange moon in the night sky silhouetted by an egret. Looking at it, one can easily imagine what it would be like to “fly away” to Earth’s only satellite.

The night sky is one of my favorite things. I love looking up at it to see the vastness of outer space, the faraway planets, the milky way along with all the stars and constellations, and of course, Earth’s moon in whichever stage it happens to be in at the time. I especially love seeing our moon shining so brightly it makes the night look like it’s daytime!

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A View of the Full Moon and Earth (2021)
6″ w x 6″ h
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20″ w x 16″ h

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Space Art Paintings For Sale

Original oil paintings of outer space and off-world locations are for sale. These quality paintings are painted on stretched canvas or canvas panels in a variety of sizes ranging from small to large. All space art paintings are hand-painted and signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard.

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space shuttle painting
Reaching for the Stars (2022)
12″ w x 16″ h
spanish dancer galaxy painting
Galaxy of the Spanish Dancer (2022)
24″ w x 18″ h
star gazer painting
Little Star Gazer
(2022)
9″ w x 12″ h
asteroid strike space art
Asteroid Strike
(2022)
6″ w x 6″ h
Enterprise
Starship Enterprise — To Boldly Go (2021)
24″ w x 18″ h
moon and earth painting
A View of the Full Moon and Earth (2021)
6″ w x 6″ h
Starry Night with Lone Scraggly Tree
Starry Night with Lone Scraggly Tree (2021)
6″ w x 6″ h
Faraway Galaxy painting
In a Faraway Galaxy (2021) 
6″ w x 6″ h
Space Art Paintings For Sale
Fly Me To The Moon
(2020)
9″ w x 12″ h
Space The Next Frontier oil painting
Space…The Next Frontier (2017)
24″ w x 18″ h
Moonset oil painting
Full Moon Rising
(2013)
20″ w x 16″ h

Artist Comments

A few years ago, my husband and I took a trip to San Antonio, TX, the day after Thanksgiving. We planned for a long weekend. While there, we spent the evenings strolling the streets around the Alamo when we came across an artist selling his space art on the sidewalk.

The interesting part about this artist is he was painting them right then and there as spectators watched. It was fascinating to watch him create faraway worlds, moons, cosmic formations, and alien landscapes. I looked on as he created his artwork using spray paint and props to mask off certain areas of the canvas paper he didn’t want overspray to hit. Each creation only took a few minutes to complete. And no two paintings were alike. I could have watched him all night! When we returned home from that long weekend, I decided to do some space art of my own.

My Space Paintings

Space art isn’t a new genre of art for me. I painted my first outer space painting as a young teen for an arts and crafts show I entered. My love of the iconic TV show Star Trek led me to paint the “Starship Enterprise” in orbit around some distant planet. The painting got a lot of attention at that small art show and later it sold. I wish I had a photograph of it, but I was a young teen at the time and didn’t even think to snap a photo of it. Besides, I was just so excited that someone wanted to pay for one of my paintings!

Decades would pass before I did another otherworldly painting, and that space art painting was a commission. The painting consisted of a lunar landscape depicting Apollo 14’s mission to the moon and man’s first footprint left there. This sparked a renewed interest in creating more space landscapes to add to my repertoire of space art.

I’m a huge fan of the space program. I love the idea of visiting other worlds to see what’s out there. One could say I’m a bit of an adventurer at heart. As a matter of fact, to me being able to travel through the far reaches of the galaxy would be the ultimate in adventure. Maybe someday I will, but for today, I’ll have to settle for that adventure on the surface of my canvases in the space art paintings I create.

I also paint on commission for fellow art collectors and enthusiasts from all over the world. If you have a specific space art painting in mind that you’d like me to paint for you, please see “How to Commission a Painting” for more information.

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All space art oil paintings for sale are hand-painted and signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard. If you would like to purchase one of the paintings above, click on the thumbnail image to navigate to the painting’s more information page. By purchasing your painting from this site, you are buying directly from Teresa Bernard.

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Space…The Next Frontier

This painting depicts space travel. The artwork features a spacecraft that resembles a NASA space capsule traveling through a distant galaxy.

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Space…The Next Frontier © Copyright 2017 – Present

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painting of space travel

Title: Space…The Next Frontier
Size: 24″ w x 18″ h
Support: Gallery wrap stretched canvas
Description:  An original painting depicting space travel, the next frontier. The artwork features a spacecraft that resembles a NASA space capsule traveling through a distant galaxy. The spaceship is passing by an Earth-like planet with two moons and a red sun. In the background, a comet is making its way toward the Milky Way.

This space travel painting does not need to be framed. It is painted on a quality gallery wrap canvas which allows the artist to paint around the edges of the painting. It has been hand-painted and signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard.

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Artist Comments

I love great sci-fi movies like Star Trek, Star Wars, and Star Gate; just about any story where space travel is involved. I should have grown up to be an astronaut instead of an artist, well…, maybe. The bottom line is, that I love adventure, and traveling through the far reaches of outer space would be the pinnacle of adventure for me. As a result, I created a painting depicting space travel.

I titled this painting “…The Next Frontier” because I do not believe space exploration is our final destination. When we explore space, we are exploring the next frontier, not the last. Our final frontier is to spend eternity with our Creator God in His kingdom! The Holy Bible has much to say about this topic. Check it out for yourself!

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Other Spacecraft Paintings of Interest

Enterprise
Starship Enterprise — To Boldly Go (2021)
24″ w x 18″ h
space shuttle painting
Reaching for the Stars (2022)
12″ w x 16″ h

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“When I was a little kid, I loved to draw spaceships during every idle moment. The adult caregivers eventually cured me of that allegedly bad habit. I know it doesn’t pay well, but please continue with your space-themed art. I think your painting is beautiful!” — Austin Morris, Space And The Great Beyond Also Aliens, Gab

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Night Sky Over Delicate Arch

A nighttime painting of the Delicate Arch formation in Utah’s Arches National Park.

Delicate Arch painting
Night Sky Over Delicate Arch © Copyright 2017 – Present

SOLD: This painting has been sold to a private art collector in Minnesota.

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Hi Teresa, I received the painting today. I love it. It’s beautiful. My husband and I have a couple of other paintings by you. We love your work. — N. Schiller, Apple Valley, MN

About this Painting of Delicate Arch

Title: Night Sky Over Delicate Arch
Size:
6″ w x 6″ h
Support: Gallery wrap stretched canvas
Description:  An original oil painting of the Delicate Arch formation located inside Arches National Park, Utah. Its nighttime setting includes the vastness of outer space as a backdrop for the arch.

This painting does not require framing because it is created on gallery wrap canvas, which allows the artist to paint around the edges. Hand-painted and signed by artist Teresa Bernard.

Artist Comments

Delicate Arch is depicted against a night sky in this painting. It is a natural geological formation inside Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. The arch stands 65 feet tall and spans 45 feet wide, and is the park’s largest free-standing arch. It is the most visited of all the 2000 geological formations within the park and receives visitors worldwide. The arch has gone by many names over the years, including “Cowboy’s Chaps,” “Schoolmarms Bloomer’s,” and “Old Maid’s Bloomers,” as well as the more mundane “Salt Wash Arch.” In 1934, the arch was given the name “Delicate.”

Delicate Arch was formed by a gradual wearing away of the sandstone by weathering and erosion. The other arches in the park were formed in the same manner. It is the most famous of all the arches in the national park and has become a symbolic icon for Utah.

You can find more information about the arch by visiting this website.

Anyone who has visited this national park would probably agree it looks like the terrain of some faraway planet. I had the opportunity to visit this marvelous park in my younger days, and it was a fascinating place that I want to visit again someday.

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Full Moon Rising

The full Moon rises to illuminate the night sky in this oil painting. This is a stunning piece of art that is ideal for anyone who loves gazing at the night sky.

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Full Moon Rising © Copyright 2013 – Present

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painting of a full moon

Title: Full Moon Rising
Size:
20″ w x 16″ h
Support: Gallery wrap stretched canvas
Description:  This is a painting of the full moon rising to light up the night sky. The moon appears above a line of silhouetted trees in the foreground and a star-filled sky in the background. This beautiful piece of art will look great in the home or office of anyone who enjoys gazing at the night sky.

This full moon painting does not require a frame because the painted image extends around the edges of the canvas. This piece is hand-painted and signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard.

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Artist Comments

The east Texas moon is the inspiration behind Full Moon Rising. My favorite time to take a walk is in the late evening before turning in for the night. On a cloudless or nearly cloudless night, I love looking up into the night sky and seeing the stars and moon. I especially love it when the moon shines so brightly that it lights up the night and makes it appear almost like day! This is just one of the many “bennies” of country living.

The Far Side of the Moon

FYI…Did you know the common belief the moon has a dark side is a myth? The truth is both sides of the Moon see the same amount of sunlight.

The Moon makes a full rotation on its axis approximately once every 27 days. This is also approximately the same amount of time it takes the Moon to orbit the Earth, which means the same side is always facing the Earth. Astronomers refer to this as “synchronous rotation.”

Only about 59% of the moon is ever visible to Earth over the course of an orbit. The rest of the 41% — the part we call “dark” — is never visible from Earth. The “far side” of the Moon has only been seen by the human eye from a spacecraft.

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Other Moon Paintings of Interest

Fly Me To The Moon painting by Teresa Bernard
Fly Me To The Moon
(2020)
9″ w x 12″ h
moon and earth painting
A View of the Full Moon and Earth (2021)
6″ w x 6″ h
star gazer painting
Little Star Gazer
(2022)
9″ w x 12″ h

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