July Featured Artist: Sheila Allen -Heimsoth

Valley Art Co-op Featured Artist for July, Sheila Allen-Heimsoth

The Featured Artist for July, 2016 at Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop is Sheila Allen-Heimsoth.  A public reception will be held for her at the shop, 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO on July 16th in the afternoon. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Sheila Allen-Heimsoth has been interested in portraiture since a very young age.  Encouraged by her older sisters, she has pursued her passion to create a great likeness of the subjects she paints.  Although her main career has been in the business field she continues to educate her artistic abilities through studies at Kansas University with Robert Carson. She currently lives in South Fork and has spent over 30 years in Colorado after growing up on the Gulf Coast.

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Sheila paints portraits of individuals and groups using a thin paint style using a variety of mediums including oil, pastel, and acrylic that displays the texture and complexity of the subject, bringing them to life.

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A public reception will be held on July 16th in the afternoon at the Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Gift Shop, 925 1st Avenue, Monte Vista CO. Light refreshments will be served.

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