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Artist Kristina Occhino


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Biography


N. Kris Occhino holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Studio Art from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY and a Masters in Art Education from Rhode Island School of Design. She is a member of the Foxboro Art Association, New England Watercolor Society and American Watercolor Society. She is an Artist Member of the Cape Cod Art Center, and a Signature member of the North East Watercolor Society and the RI Watercolor Society.
   Kris’s award winning work in watercolor, acrylic and oil has been selected by jurors for regional, national and international shows and has been exhibited in museums, art associations, galleries, and art festivals in New England.  She has paintings in the collection of Assumption College and in many private collections in the US and abroad.  She is an Honorary Life Member of the Attleboro Arts Museum where she once served as the director. She also directed the RI Watercolor Society.
    A much sought after instructor, Kris currently teaches painting in her Treetop studio in Attleboro, MA.  She has done painting demonstrations for many art groups and has been filmed doing painting demonstrations by Foxboro Cable TV.
   Kris's work is represented by the True Grit Art Gallery in Middleboro, MA.
 
 
  Artist Statement
 
    As a native of Massachusetts and a painter I am constantly drawn to capture the beauty of the seascape, landscape, marine life and scenes of our working boats and harbors.  I fill my often detailed paintings with color and light in an effort to bring my subjects to life for the viewer.
 
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