Tanya Casteel's Profile
As a wildlife artist, all of my love, amazement, and wonder about nature and animals goes into each piece I make. I especially love to paint animal illustrations.
I'm a full-time wildlife artist in North Carolina. I studied at the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine. My background in photography, my interest in science, and love of the nature all inform my work. I grew up in Kansas and moved to the coast of Maine at 19, and that's where I fell in love with the ocean and mountains. I have since moved to North Carolina (in 2009) and I'm fascinated with the rich variety of landscapes (beach, forest, Piedmont, mountains) and animals that thrive here. I was a Regional Emerging Artist in Resident at Artspace in North Carolina, and received a NC United Arts Council…
- Born on June 27
- Joined August 4, 2008