Sunday, May 20, 2012

PSoA Certificate of Excellence: Kristy Gordon

Kristy Gordon
Self-Portrait with Batman
48 X 36 in.
oil on canvas

Kristy Gordon is an internationally exhibiting fine artist, born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.  She has earned numerous awards, including the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, a Merit Award from Daniel Greene in the Salon International 2009, Third Prize at the Portrait Society of Canada International Portrait Competition, Best of Show in the National Art Premier, Illinois, and was a Top Finalist in the Art Renewal Center's International 2008/2009 ARC Salon. She has been featured in a number of magazines, publications, and television shows, including Southwest Art magazine's "Emerging Artist : 21 Under 31," and Bravo! network's "Star Portraits" television program.  Her paintings hang in more than 400 collections worldwide, including the Government of Ontario Art Collection.  Currently, she resides in New York City, where she is enrolled in the Master's program at the New York Academy of Art.
"I’m very curious about people.  I love to look deeply at another person, or even myself, and remove the veils of everyday life and see something that is inherent in all of us.  It can be a very therapeutic way to work though challenges and events in my own life."

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