THE PURSUIT OF ART IS THE PURSUIT OF TRANSCENDENCE.
b. 1981, 5th generation Colorado girl, current Colorado State Ambassador for the Portrait Society of America.
Crystal describes the artist’s experience as “a lifelong journey that requires joy in slow becomings, and a genuine hunger ... READ MORE.
Each original is crafted with archival quality, thoughtfully selected materials and represents years of training and commitment. A work of art is not truly finished until it has found its collector; that is when our stories (collector and artist) collide.
Secret Places: Self Portrait with Locket Oil on Panel 12x16 $1900 (Available Soon) American Impressionist Society National Exhibition 2023
Ode to Chuck 18 x 14 $1950 "Award of Merit" Colorado Governor's Show 2023
La Primavera Oil on Panel 18 x 18 $2100 Colorado Governor's Show 2023
Aria (sold) Oil on panel "Select 50" Portrait Society of America 2022
Vaquero (sold) Oil 20 x 30 inches 2nd place OPA Fall Showcase 2021
Sisters at Rest (sold) 8 x 10 Oil on Panel "Artist's Choice" Award Colorado Governor's Show 2023
Overlook (sold) 9 x 12 Oil Painters of America National Exhibitions 2023
"My need to paint and my need to write come from the same place; My love for connection, for people, for having the right tool to say the right thing. I paint when I can't find the words, and write when I can't see the shapes"
Time Lapse Videos
"Sisters at Rest"
A play with Values
"White in Night"
A little bit of drama...
America's Covid currency and dubious demi-god.
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WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“ She captures ordinary scenes and moments—a beautiful woman or a simple ocean wave—and makes them extraordinary with her artists eye. Her paintings to me portray a place somewhere between dreams and reality. It’s hard to take your eyes off of the masterful details that make you look, and look again more deeply. I felt a connection with her artwork from the first moment I saw it and became an instant fan. Now I’m a proud owner of two of her paintings!