1/20/13

Catholic Sacred Art by Joan Grayson: This is the Madonna and Child I painted for 2012.

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Catholic Sacred Art by Joan Grayson: This is the Madonna and Child I painted for 2012.


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I retired from my position as a Registered Nurse on a busy Geriatric Psychiatry unit at a teaching hospital in Connecticut. In July, 2009, I moved to St. Petersburg, FL, and now I have time for family, church and art. I feel so very blessed. I am a portrait artist and I paint people, animals and sacred art. I have had no formal training in art and prior to October, 2001, I didn't know how to mix paint, let alone draw. At that point I was given the gift of creativity and I have been painting ever since. Animals, especially cats, are my frequent subjects. But I also love to paint Jesus, the saints and Mary. I have been inspired by the great masters including ElGreco, Rembrandt, Botticelli, Degas, Van Gogh and others. What a joy it is to paint from their masterpieces. On these blogs I am sharing my art with you. If you would like to use any of my sacred art images, please contact me.

2 comments:

Daily Grace said...

She is so talented!

Prometheus Navi said...

This is a beautiful painting of The Madonna and Child that I find refreshing, spritely and moving.
Your not attending formal art classes has been a benefit in my opinion as you clearly are able to express an innate spirit of perception within you.
Please keep painting.
Lawrence Chase