Shelly Porter's Profile

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I am a wife, mother and artist. I have a degree in interior design from the University of Texas at Austin ('83). I have been creating art since I was a child. In 1992 I was diagnosed with cancer and this changed the course of my life. At that point I made the decision to become the professional artist that I had always dreamed of being. Although I have no degree in fine art, I have many hours of studio art at the university level. Mainly I have developed my own style and course of work on my own. My initial work began with religious and symbolic pieces that reflected my renewed spiritual awakening and gratitude for my health. Eventually I diverted my subject matter to abstract intuitive but still spiritually motivated work. However, I still like to paint with both sides of my brain....thus my two Etsy shops! See my abstract work at my other…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 15
  • Joined June 27, 2011

Favorite materials

watercolor, watercolor paper, watercolor pencil, sepia ink, pastel, acrylic paint, canvas

About

I am a wife, mother and artist. I have a degree in interior design from the University of Texas at Austin ('83). I have been creating art since I was a child. In 1992 I was diagnosed with cancer and this changed the course of my life. At that point I made the decision to become the professional artist that I had always dreamed of being. Although I have no degree in fine art, I have many hours of studio art at the university level. Mainly I have developed my own style and course of work on my own. My initial work began with religious and symbolic pieces that reflected my renewed spiritual awakening and gratitude for my health. Eventually I diverted my subject matter to abstract intuitive but still spiritually motivated work. However, I still like to paint with both sides of my brain....thus my two Etsy shops! See my abstract work at my other shop:
ShellyPSoulCircles

www.etsy.com/shop/shellypsoulcircles

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