Donna Cristy, Bismarck Member Since September 2019 Artist Statement Oil painting is my passion. I have been blessed with the opportunity to take a blank canvas, squeeze out gorgeous, luscious paint of magnificent color and create a work of art. Each time one of my paintings catches someone's eye I pray they feel a sense of peace and joy. When they are moved to take a painting home to enjoy everyday this is the most amazing and humbling experience for me. I feel my God given gift is shared.