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Carolyn Harper​

I began painting in 2007, taking my inspiration from my mother in law, artist, Lucille Harper Baker. Married to my husband of 35 years, Wayne, we live at Lake Kiowa. A gated lake community in North Texas. Wayne has two sons, Craig and Ross.  Ross has one son, Mark Henry.  
 
In the winter of 2007, I took my first watercolor lesson from Hawaiian artist, Lisa Bunge.  We were sitting on the beach at the Mauna Lani Resort on the big island of Hawaii. I came back to Texas and enrolled at a Community College in Dallas, where I took watercolor and drawing classes.  After that, I took classes from visiting artists at the Artist Showplace in Richardson.
 
Dividing our time between the Big Island and Texas, I have met lots of great people thru painting. In 2015, I had my first Gallery opening at Barela Gallery in Hawaii, with two fellow artists, Lynn Chapman and Peter Jefferson.
This year, I am pleased to have had my "Hollyhocks" painting accepted into Southwest Watercolor and Texas Watercolor Society's shows.  Earning signature membership into each organization.  Looking forward to more painting experiences in 2020.
Art Associations:
Southwest Watercolor Society​, Texas Watercolor Society​, Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST)
Western Federation Watercolor Society​, The Painters Studio on Facebook