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Green and Red Haircomb

I began my journey as an artist at the age of 20, almost 50 years ago. When I started, I could not make a good stick figure. I had no discernible talent other than a love for the great painters. I picked up a box of dry markers and poster board and began to paint scenes from my imagination. I spent hundreds of hours, maybe more, in trying to create something beautiful. But every time I looked at the art magazines I would give up in despair. A few months later the paint called to me and I started again. I took classes and became interested in water colors. I joined a water color group in Chicago led by Patricia Otto and produced many paintings in that medium. I then studied with Chicago portrait artist Grace Cole and learned to paint in oil and acrylic and to render a likeness. Later I began to paint with oil pastels and developed my own technique. Now I principally paint in acrylic and/or oil pastel. I have a restless spirit and want to paint everything. And I paint with passion. My mantra in painting is follow the paint. So I start by putting down some paint.



CONTACT US

  • Ph: (608) 838-1075
  • Email: Kellis@farwellgallery.com
  • Address: 4721 Farwell Street, Ste 2
  •                McFarland, WI 53558
  • Hours: Wed-Fri 11a - 6p
  •              Sat 11a-4p
  •              Sun 11a-3p
  •           *Closed Monday and Tuesday
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