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I was born in Paris, TX, grew up in Blossom, TX and was not exposed to art until Biology  in high school. I now live in a small neighborhood near Tyler, Texas. I have studied drawing, painting and sculpture. My favorite subjects are portraits and hands; portraits because the eyes are truly the mirror of the soul and hands are the road map to where we have been. My favorite mediums now are graphite and colored pencil. These two mediums allow me the freedom to be able to work short intervals at a time.
I painted in oil for several years until I was diagnosed with Essential Tremor in my early thirties.  I was able to control it with medication until 2006 when I had Deep Brain Stimulation surgery to help control the hand tremors. There is no cure at this time for ET but there are treatments. Essential Tremor is a Neurological disorder that affects millions of people; it affects the head, hands and voice mostly and is sometimes misdiagnosed as Parkinson Disease. Essential Tremor presents “opportunities” when working with my art.

EXHIBITIONS:
           2013-2015                       Killaby Fine Art Studio and School, Lindale, Texas
                2012                       Henderson County Art Show, Athens, Texas
                2008,
    2011, 2012              Genny Wood Memorial Art Show, Bullard, Texas
    2007                       Remember When, Bullard, Texas
                2004                       Frame-Up Gallery, Tyler, Texas
                2000                       Tyler Art League Palette of Roses, Tyler, Texas
                1998                       The Future Renaissance, Tyler, Texas
                1980                       Regal Gallery, Powderly, Texas
                1980                       Galleria One, Paris, Texas

PUBLISHED ARTICLES
                2015                       COLOR a colored pencil magazine, published by author Ann Kullberg
    2014                       “CP Treasures” published by author Ann Kullberg
    2013                       “CP Hidden Treasures” published by author Ann Kullberg
    2012                       “CP Magazine” published by author Ann Kullberg
    2011                       “Tremor Talk” published by International Essential Tremor Foundation, Lenexa,              Kansas

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

                Powderly Elementary School, North Lamar ISD, Powderly, Texas


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