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Artist Carol Pighin


An example of fine art by Carol Pighin

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://cpighin.faso.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Oil Painter

  • Landscape, plein air, and seascape painter

  • Abstract painter

  • Price Range: $145.00 - $1,100.00




The Artist Says:


I love painting in oil whether it is in the studio and outside.  The more I learn about painting techniques the more I try them and grow as an artists.  I see beauty in most things.




Biography


Carol Pighin graduated from San Francisco State University and is a native Californian. Carol and her family moved to Charlotte in 1995. She studied art at CPCC with Elizabeth Ross and Isaac Payne, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Braitman Studios in Charlotte with Andy Braitman, and many workshops including Barbara Jaenicke, Larry Moore and Leslie Saeta. Carol served as President of The Guild of Charlotte Artists for two years and was on the board for 18 years. Carol is a member of the Guild of Charlotte Artists, Matthews Art Guild, North Carolina Plein Air Painters, and Plein Airies. Carol also belongs to other clubs such at TWA Silver Wings International and Carolina Women's Club.
As an artist, I look at my surrounding world uniquely. I see a beautiful landscape as colors and shadows. I remember years ago as a flight attendant spending some of my free time looking out the windows and being in awe of the cloud formations, or in wonder of the alps, or amazed at seeing Aurora Borealis from the sky. Years later I am trying to capture the beauty from my memories and as I see it now. I want to share my view of the world with others through my paintings.
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