SEE MORE WORK AT TUMALO ART COMPANY IN BEND & MARMOT ART SPACE IN SPOKANE
A lifelong Oregonian, Shelli is the youngest of five girls. Not old enough to tag along on her older sisters adventures, she created adventures of her own in the great outdoors — and in art.
Her continued immersion in art led her to discover a passion for graphic design. She attended design school and built a 25+ year agency design career. A paintbrush always ready and waiting, she kept exploring art in her spare time. She freelances now, leaving her more time and energy to paint and focus on art.
Living in Oregon, Shelli is moved and inspired by its vast and diverse landscape, and magical wildlife. When tapped into nature she feels a connection to the spiritual world. “My paintings flow out of those powerful, euphoric moments when I have been awake with nature and tapped into its incredible spiritual energy and infinite beauty. These memories and experiences re-imagine themselves on canvas to share a feeling of joy, freedom and empowerment. Layers of paint and collage reflect layers of life, and give the fragmented details that spin in memory a place to rest.”
Shelli's mixed media paintings are colorful, highly textural and delightfully layered. Her connection to and reverence for Nature is evident in her joyful and vibrant pieces which most often feature landscape and wildlife.
Click here to see available paintings from Shelli Walters Studio. Or visit Tumalo Art Company in Bend, Oregon and Marmot Art Space in Spokane, Washington to see more of Shelli's work.