Chris Shepherd - Fine Artist

Chris Shepherd

Clinton, MS - United States








Chris Shepherd

Clinton, MS - United States

Chris Shepherd - Fine Artist

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May 31st, 2010







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Hello,I'm Chris Shepherd

I was born in Augusta,GA in january 1987. I'm the oldest of 5 siblings, 3 bothers and 1 sister.When my dad was in the army,I had the opportunity to live in several parts of the United states. After living in Georgia for several years, I had the opportunity to live in Tacoma,WA and Gouverneur,NY to take in the sights and colours of the northwest and northeast of the counrty. After my father left the army,we moved back to Augusta for a couple of years and then moved to Clinton,MS.

I started drawing when I was about 3 years old and have enjoyed it ever since. I started out primarily doing pencil sketches, and then , I got into painting in oils,pen and ink, and watercolour. However I enjoy painting with oils and pen and ink the most. ,I basically self-taught myself, then while I was in high school I took art to help in my painting and drawing skills. Most of my paintings are from scenes I envision in my head and then paint onto canvas. Now I'm attending Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS working for an AA degree in art.

I've entered several art shows and have placed at some of them. One of the paintings was displayed at the Mississippi State Fair in Jackson,MS and was awarded the Gold Key award for best still life, In the scholastic Art contest of 2005, I have also won first place in the Goodwill art show twice and placed every year I have entered . Also used Art GAGA Gallery on the internet in hopes of gaining extra exposure to further my career in art and as an artist. While also potentially earning some income to help attend college after graduation. Also had my work on display from time to time at the public library, and the Welcome center in Clinton,MS. I also show my work at the Olde Town market in Clinton Ms. I recently had the oppurtunity to travel to Larmie WY, and am now painting some of the sites I saw during my travels.

Thank You and Have a Great day!!

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