ARTIST: CHRISTIE JOY

MEDIUM: Drawing, Painting, Watercolor

STYLE: Abstract, Contemporary, Landscape, Pop Art, Wildlife

ABOUT

Christie Gunter Joy is an acrylic artist who is known for her Impasto Style. The artist lives in the Rose Capital of the world, Tyler Texas, which drives her unique style. She paints with vibrant color palettes infused with heavy brushstrokes. Her work is often referred to by collectors as “Happy Art” or “Art for the Senses.”

Florals, landscapes, abstracts and nature are the focal point of her pieces. The artist paints in detail and uses many layers to achieve a multi-dimensional effect. Viewers want to touch the canvas and feel the texture. She encourages it and loves for people to immerse themselves!

Christie has always been surrounded by beautiful trees, forests, flowers and animals by living her life in the South. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University where she studied Merchandising and Design. Inspired by rich textiles, color and form she put brush to canvas and started to develop her signature style.


Christie has received many awards for her artwork including the Queens Choice for the Rose Festival, 2nd place Peoples Choice for the Rose Festival, 2nd place Peoples Choice for Blooms Art Show and 1st place Professional Abstract Art in Tyler, Texas. Her work has appeared in many juried art shows in Texas and Alabama, some of which she was a featured artist. Her work can be found in restaurants, museums, boutiques, galleries, hospitals, business and collectors homes throughout the US and China. Christie is active in the art community. She is a Board Member of the Palette of Roses Art League serving as Publicity Chair and Scholarship Advisor.

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