Description A watercolor painting featuring a portrait of a Haitian farmer holding a bundle of straw. This one of a number of paintings by Virginia capturing the beauty of Haiti and its people and culture while living in Haiti from 1986 to 1996.
Virginia & Ken Harris, Umatilla Member Since March 2010 Artist Statement We are pleased to announce our support of well drilling in Haiti through ClearBlue Global Water Project with 10% of our commissions on all sales. To find out more about ClearBlue go to: www.clearblueproject.com.
Now about who we are.
Virginia Harris is a Northwest artist living in Umatilla, Oregon. Her watercolor paintings reflect God's creative beauty in wildlife, people, landscapes, flowers, and still life .
Growing up in California, Virginia chose art electives whenever possible. She expanded her knowledge of art through college courses and self-study.
She began watercolor painting while living in Haiti and teaching art to students in classes K-12. She became known within the community for painting the people and the culture. She currently gives art lessons to people of all ages.
She has been ImageKind Featured Artist of the Day several times.
Ken Harris is a Northwest photographer living in Umatilla, Oregon. His photos represent a wide range of subjects including flowers, plants and trees, wildlife, barns, boats of all types, landscapes of the different seasons, and water and mountain scenes. He also assists Virginia by taking reference photos for her artwork and printing and selling her creations at local and regional events.
To contact the artists directly by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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