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Carol Allen Anfinsen - Fine Artist

Carol Allen Anfinsen

Fort Myers, FL - United States

 
 
 

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Carol Allen Anfinsen

Fort Myers, FL - United States

Carol Allen Anfinsen - Fine Artist

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About Carol Allen Anfinsen

Welcome to 'AnfinsenArt.' I am an artist with a free-lance writing background. Please visit my blog on this page and at: http://anfinsenart.blogspot.com. I am also on facebook and Twitter as AnfinsenArt.

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I started my writing and fine art career through stories and articles published in children's magazines. This led to the completion of several eucational video scripts; consulting with such entities as Marshfilm Companies, The Learning Exchange, local school districts, Courage Center, St. Paul Companies, Vancouver Aquarium and Northwest Airlines to name a few. I told the photographers what to shoot which required visual thinking. To make my job easier, I began my art education. I credit excellent teachers and my own experimentation for my style and success. Thus far, most of my sales have come through commissioned artwork.

Many people influenced my life, but especially my grandfather. He was not only a school teacher, he was my school teacher. Through his eyes, and through his remarkable gift for teaching the subjects he loved, I developed a keen appreciation for nature.

It was not unusual for grandpa to gather his students around him to show us firsthand what it felt like to touch the hairy legs of his pet tarantula, or to observe a leggy garden spider inch its way over his hand and up his arm as the sunlight sparkled on its shiny patterned back. His lack of fear made us eager and unafraid to explore the world around us.

All grandpa’s stories were “hands-on” and part of a grander scheme, as he explained how important each harmless creature was in the cycle of life and to the success of his own garden. A garden which his granddaughters loved well and explored often.

After watching a bright green snake twist in his hands, grandpa turned us loose in the garden to pick fresh peas. Afterward, he showed us how to run our thumbs up the shell's ropey spine to unzip the juicy morsels inside. We savored the flavor and the crunch that couldn’t compare with the cooked, mushy peas we left uneaten on our dinner plates.

Grandpa fed us an endless supply of memories and enough visual pictures to keep me painting and drawing for a lifetime. Formal art classes and my own experimentation provided the backdrop, along with a free-lance writing career that merged in this web site.

During my writing career, I created children's stories, scripts, educational and training materials for schools, physician organizations and corporations. I also designed, wrote and published newsletters, brochures, stationery and varied marketing materials using elements of graphic design.

Some artists create for the shock value; others use art as an excuse to offend, liberate or denigrate. Since art is subjective, the viewer makes the final call. My own personal belief is that art should uplift, inspire, educate and challenge the viewer’s mind, heart and soul. Please explore and enjoy my “brush” with God.

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Puppy Mill Discovered by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Puppy Mill Discovered by Carol Allen Anfinsen

The Gift from Madison Morgan by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

The Gift from Madison Morgan by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Bethlehem by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Bethlehem by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Front Cover by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Front Cover by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Back Cover by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Back Cover by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Madison Morgan by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Madison Morgan by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Cooper from Madison Morgan by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Cooper from Madison Morgan by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Shimmy-Shake by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Shimmy-Shake by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Lucky Lady by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Lucky Lady by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Vamp on a Ramp by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Vamp on a Ramp by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Yes Sir Thats My Baby by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Yes Sir Thats My Baby by Carol Allen Anfinsen

And all that Jazz by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

And all that Jazz by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Pelican Pointe by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Pelican Pointe by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Winston by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Winston by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Blending In by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Blending In by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Berry picking time by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Berry picking time by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Robin Hood by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Robin Hood by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Arabesque by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Arabesque by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Window on Pine Island by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Window on Pine Island by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Window by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Window by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Loggerhead Shrike by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Loggerhead Shrike by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Innset Kirke -- Norway by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Innset Kirke -- Norway by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Sunshine by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Sunshine by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Egret visits goldfish pond by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Egret visits goldfish pond by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Does This Hat Make me Look Fat by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Does This Hat Make me Look Fat by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Bikini Watcher by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Bikini Watcher by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Guess Who by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Guess Who by Carol Allen Anfinsen

This is the Life by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

This is the Life by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Mother and Child 1 by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Mother and Child 1 by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Mother and Child II by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Mother and Child II by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Mother and Child III by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Mother and Child III by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Emma by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Emma by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Through Her Eyes by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Through Her Eyes by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Ibis on a perch by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Ibis on a perch by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Dregs of Winter by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Dregs of Winter by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Flying your way by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Flying your way by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Hut two three four by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Hut two three four by Carol Allen Anfinsen

I stand on the brink by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

I stand on the brink by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Northern bobwhite by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Northern bobwhite by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Cardinals Rule by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Cardinals Rule by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Curious titmouse by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Curious titmouse by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Tufted titmouse by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Tufted titmouse by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Pelican capers by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Pelican capers by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Flamingos in love by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Flamingos in love by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Courtship by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Courtship by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Meditative raccoon by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Meditative raccoon by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Guess Whoooo by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Guess Whoooo by Carol Allen Anfinsen

Flamingoes in love2 by Carol Allen Anfinsen
 

Flamingoes in love2 by Carol Allen Anfinsen

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