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Artist Kari Waltz


An example of fine art by Kari Waltz

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

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $175.00 - $1,396.00
    (This price range was estimated with limited info and may be inaccurate)





Biography


ARTIST STATEMENT
I was born to create. Maybe this statement is an exaggeration, but God has instilled in me a thirst that can only be quenched through some form of creative outlet. I am inspired by nature and find wonderment in God's creation. Seeing the beauty of this world is an escape visually, spiritually, and emotionally. Personally, my art is a therapeutic escape that brings me peace, and I am honored to share it with others.
 
ARTIST BIO
Waltz is a versatile artist who works in oils, acrylics, watercolor, graphite, pastels, charcoal, and pyrography (wood burning). Most of her work is focused on realism where she explores the play of light on a subject or captures a special moment in time. She is drawn to God’s creation and often works from plein air, while on location, or her own photographs taken from hikes in the woods with her husband or on the beach with her girl friends.Waltz grew up in Texas and New Mexico and taught in the Texas and Georgia public school systems for 30 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Lubbock Christian University and completed a Masters in Educational Leadership from Georgia College and State University. She has lived in Macon since 1986 and has been married to Brad since 1983. They have two daughters, Tawny and Kelcy.Since her retirement in 2013, she has focused on pursuing art as a new career through commission work and teaching. She believes that learning is essential to reaching another level of skill and has attended workshops in portrait, landscape, watercolor, and plein air painting. Waltz has completed portrait work for Bernice King (Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter), The Atlanta Hawks Foundation, and Mercer University and recently placed first in the open category of the Quick Draw Forgotten Coast's en [...]

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