About Me

American Oil Painting Artist in Colorado offering

Traditional Landscapes & Classic Still Life

Hi, I'm Glory

Global travels of earlier days instilled in me a deep appreciation for old world beauty, art, and charm -- inspiring and informing all my work. 

 

Painting began for me in childhood, for pleasure, gifts and my own decor. After a friend asked if she could purchase one of my paintings, then a professional artist friend asked if I'd paint her something, my painting career officially began. 

I'm a Minnesota native and have a former life as a U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Officer -- stationed at RAF Mildenhall, UK, and Ellsworth AFB, SD. Now I'm a military spouse and mother of four adolescent children, with a few dogs, a cat, and some chickens.

 

At heart, I am an outdoor adventurer, feeling most alive when moving along out of doors. I'm a former distance runner -- Track and Cross Country at USAFA, Class of 2002 -- turned hiker by injury, enjoying the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains. I'm grateful to paint the Creation surrounding me in Colorado, with occasional, relished jaunts to the Pacific coast.

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The Heart of my Art

Aspiring toward the classic ideals of Beauty, Goodness and Truth.

 

Inspired by the Created World, History & Artisans of Yesteryear.

Landscapes of the beauty surrounding me in the Rocky Mountains and trips to the Pacific Ocean.

Still lifes inspired by classic tradition.

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Materials & Process

Traditional, slow-curing oil paints.

 

Surfaces of linen, wood, cotton canvas & board.

Variety of traditional animal hair brushes, synthetic & anything that does the job!

Always exploring, learning & growing.

 

Palmer Lake Art Group Member

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Oil Painters of America, 2021 Associate Member

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Plein Air Artists Colorado, 2021 Member