Colour in Your Life featured artist Lorraine Watry appeared on Colour In Your Life Season Eighteen (18)
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Lorraine Watry is a Colorado contemporary realist painter of water-scapes, landscapes, and reflective objects. Lorraine illuminates qualities that often go unnoticed by the casual observer and her art is characterized by bright colors, dramatic light and realistic reflections. Lorraine likes the challenge of painting reflections in water and glass and while helping with her son’s high school band she became intrigued with reflections in band instruments.
Lorraine Watry has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Colorado in Boulder with an emphasis in drawing. After college, she designed clip art at a graphics company for several years. Lorraine began working with watercolor 25 years ago. She taught watercolor at Pikes Peak Community College for 3 years. Lorraine currently teaches watercolor and drawing to classes at her studio and at other venues. Lorraine enjoys passing on her love of the watercolor medium to her students.
Lorraine’s painting of a pelican, “Splish Splash”, was juried into the 2017 Birds in Art Exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and recently juried into the Best of Watercolor Splash 20 publication available in 2019. Her watercolor “Lilies and Glass Globes” was awarded Best in Show at the 25th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society, 2016 State Exhibit. In 2015, Lorraine’s painting, ‘Sonata for Horns’ was juried into the prestigious, International exhibition – the Shenzhen Biennial in China. Lorraine’s painting, ‘Shows Over’, was juried into the Best of Watercolor Book Series – ‘Splash 14 – Light and Color.
Her paintings are winners of prestigious awards from the National Watercolor Society and other juried exhibitions including Rocky Mountain National, Watercolor West, and the Transparent Watercolor Society. Lorraine’s painting, “Tadpole Takeout”, won 2nd place in the International Artists Magazine, ‘Wildlife’ competition, and is published in the Oct/Nov 2018 issue. She has also received recognition from other art publications including – The Artist Magazine & Pratique des Arts.
Lorraine Watry has achieved Signature Status in the National Watercolor Society, Rocky Mountain National Watercolor Society, Colorado Watercolor Society and the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society and has paintings juried into many National and International Exhibitions. She has studied with master watercolor artists – John Salminen, Linda Baker, and Ted Nuttall.
You can contact Lorraine Watry about her art tips or art techniques directly via her website at lorrainewatrystudio.com
Original Air Date: 23rd November 2018