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I always knew I was an artist. Painting, drawing, inventing, making things with my hands just came naturally. I was clearly not cut out for rocket science or tap dancing – I was made to make art. Equiped with a creative passion, a toolbox of art classes and a degree in graphic communication I built a successful career in advertising as a graphic designer and art director. After several years focused on the advertising arts I could no longer neglect my painter soul and renewed my commitment to fine art. My passion for design shows itself in my compositions and use of mixed media. I find it cathartic tearing up graphic materials and giving them new life in my work.

I am inspired by life, nature and those with an independent spirit and the courage to live life on their own terms – having a way to honor those inspirations is what makes me tick. It is my intention to express a…

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  • Joined June 16, 2011

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I always knew I was an artist. Painting, drawing, inventing, making things with my hands just came naturally. I was clearly not cut out for rocket science or tap dancing – I was made to make art. Equiped with a creative passion, a toolbox of art classes and a degree in graphic communication I built a successful career in advertising as a graphic designer and art director. After several years focused on the advertising arts I could no longer neglect my painter soul and renewed my commitment to fine art. My passion for design shows itself in my compositions and use of mixed media. I find it cathartic tearing up graphic materials and giving them new life in my work.

I am inspired by life, nature and those with an independent spirit and the courage to live life on their own terms – having a way to honor those inspirations is what makes me tick. It is my intention to express a sense of joy, freedom and empowerment in my paintings.

See my work in person at Tumalo Art Company in Bend’s Old Mill District.
Find me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ShelliWaltersStudio
Prints available at http://shelli-walters.fineartamerica.com/

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