Years ago, I tried to make painted images match what my eyes saw, but over time I found it to be more satisfying to paint what I see with my imagination. The result is that my paintings
have become more impressionistic.
Evolution of the Artist:
Chris recently moved from Memphis, Tennessee to Ocala, Florida, where she resides with her husband, Bernard, two Bichons, Jack and Cooper, and Orange Tabby, Ringo. She has studied at the University of Memphis, the Memphis College of Art, and with numerous inspirational teachers along the way.
In the 1980s she worked in watercolors, moving into oils and acrylics a decade later. The artist enjoys painting impressionistic landscapes, still life, and pet portraits. The artist's paintings hang in private collections and corporate offices throughout the United States.
Chris earned a BS in Nursing from the University of Memphis in 1993, and enjoyed working as a Psychiatric Nurse for over 20 years.