Artist Cherilynn Wood

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.cherilynnfineart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $45.00 - $625.00
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Cherilynn Wood has been painting in watercolor for over twenty-five years. She fell in love with the medium when she was first introduced in a high school art class. She currently is accepting pet portrait commissions and continuing her series of nature portraiture paintings of wildlife and floral works. Cherilynn studied fine art and photography at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Having exhibited in many shows and art fairs over the years, she has won numerous awards. Her work can be found in corporate businesses as well as many private collections all over the United States and Internationally. Her watercolors were also featured on the Fox television show “Mob Doctors”. In addition to being a fine art painter, she is also a successful picture framer and art preservationist. She currently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband, who is also an artist, and the rescue dog, a Boston Terrier mixed breed, named Nana.
I fell deeply in love with watercolor from the very first class I took in high school and have had a continual love and awe of the medium ever since. It has such a wonderful contrast between spontaneity in the flow and absolute control of the mark. Blend that with its beautiful transparency and luminosity that no other media has and it creates a medium that I have been addicted to ever since. It is a medium that by its very nature creates a life lesson of letting go of control and feeling the flow. 
I became an artist because the visual world is very important to me, having sight and being able to appreciate the world around me is never taken for granted. I was born with a congenital cataract which caused blindness in one eye. I value the visual world and the experiences of living with nature. [...]

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