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Artist Kitt Moran


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Biography


I am an artist because I have to be. It's what gets me out of bed in the morning, that.... and coffee.
I paint every day, I sing every day, and I learn every day."
 
 
Kitt Moran is an American painter and celebrated singer. Her paintings are highly respected  for her bold and confident brushstrokes as well as her use of the pallet knife.. Even though Kitt paints a variety of subjects, her main love is portraiture. “Art is a solitary self exploration. When I paint, I not only get to know my subject but I get to know myself better too. I want my paintings to have life and emotion. I love people and I want to know who they are.”
Moran came to painting later in life.  Although busy with a successful singing career,  Kitt always had a grand passion for art.  And in in 2007 Moran picked up a brush and began to create.Kitt was encouraged to enter  juried art shows and proceeded to win awards for her paintings in less than a year after she began to paint. The judges’ comments typically included  “shows an emotional connection” and “confident strokes with brush and pallet knife...The painting has energy,” comments reminiscent of reviews of her singing: a New York Newsday critic called her “vibrant, fearless and convincing”
 
"On my first visit to the Musée d'Orsay, I was happily checking out my favorite Impressionists when I turned a corner and came face to face with Van Gogh's Sun Flowers!   I literally burst out crying.  And it wasn't the last time something like this happened to me.  But I didn't pick up a brush or a palette knife till 2007.  On our way to a Christmas party, my husband asked me [...]

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