Oil on Belgian Linen Panel
9 x 12 inches
Chris Griffin-Woods' paintings have won top awards in national and international juried exhibitions. Her work has hung in both the Cincinnati Art Museum and Indianapolis Museum of Art, as well as in private and public collections, including the Governor's Residence of Indiana Permanent Collection.
Chris' painting "Michela Farm: The Water" is published in the book Painting Indiana III: Heritage of Place. "American Art Collectors" has featured Chris in a full-page Artist Focus article, and her work has been featured in articles on the Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional, Salon and National Exhibitions. Chris' miniatures were featured in an article about Miniature and Small Painting in "American Art Collectors." "Fine Art Connoisseur" and "Southwest Art" have also featured Chris' work.
Chris' work has been accepted and shown in the Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, the Salmagundi Club in Manhattan, NY, the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in Manhattan, NY, the 82nd International Juried Exhibition in Pennsylvania, the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Annual Exhibition, the Hudson River Valley Association of New York, the Viewpoints National Exhibition in Cincinnati, and many other highly regarded exhibitions. Chris has had solo shows in the Chelsea International Arts District in Manhattan, as well as many in the Ohio-Indiana-Kentucky area.
First Place: 82nd International Juried Art Competition, PA
Gold Medal: CWAC National Open Juried Art Competition, OH
First Place in Oils: Scottsdale Best and Brightest, AZ
Award of Excellence: Manhattan Arts International, NY
Award of Distinction: International Exhibition, Seacliff, NY
and many more.
From miniatures to murals, Chris' paintings display the enjoyment of light and texture and the search for poetry in paint, using subject material that has meaning and memory.