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Artist Chris Witherspoon


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Biography


As a native of North Carolina,  I love everything this state has to offer. From the majestic Great Smokey mountains to the ever changing coastal Outer Banks,there is no better place to draw inspiration for my art.
Art, for me, is a great stress reliever. My occupation is in the field of healthcare. I have worked in a hospital laboratory for 30 years. I truly love my job. In 2010, I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. I overcame that battle and began to look into ways to de-stress myself. I found yoga, meditation and my art to be just what I needed.
In 2015, I was introduced to alcohol based ink and absolutely fell in love with that media. I love the freedom of the flowing colors as I am able to create skies and water. I also like the bold bright colors of the media.  Experimenting with this media led me to try watercolor. I find both extremely relaxing.
 
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