Canadian artist Kristy Gordon was so enjoyable to chat with. She is based in New York and her paintings are figurative, contemporary and arresting.  She has won numerous awards, including the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant (3 times!), and an exceptional merit award from the American portrait society. She has been in numerous solo and group shows and her work is held in over 500 collections around the world. She is very down to earth with plenty of practical tips and has a great laugh.

Here are the main points of what we talk about:

  • Working in animation,
  • Artistic heroes,
  • Creative process,
  • Palette,
  • Following your intuition,
  • Teaching,
  • Online teaching,
  • Writing an artist bio,
  • Writing an artist statement,
  • Now pages,
  • Balancing the light and dark of life,
  • Living in New York,
  • Changing the world with paint,
  • Most moving painting to paint,
  • Change,
  • Artistic challenges,

To find out more about Kristy and her work
http://kristygordon.com/

Most moving painting to make . . .

Rise by Kristy Gordon

Rise by Kristy Gordon

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