K. Joann Russell's Profile
In California during grade school my life as a visual artist began with painting landscapes in pastels for a Girl Scout badge project. I continued working in a variety of media while in school and pursuing a non-art career until I realized that my "wiring" is that of an artist. I was seeing art in the colors of my science world.
That journey of experiences helped in figuring out what I wanted to do "when I finally grew up". I did two things: 1) focused on painting and 2) decided I would never grow up! It was "officially" okay to let the child in me excited with the new box of crayolas be free.
Color is my passion. That's what I work to achieve in my paintings of rural landscapes, sunflowers, garden flowers, all from my personal experiences. I keep my creativity and spontaneity going by changing my media (oils, watercolors, acrylics,…
- Born on January 27
- Joined July 2, 2008