Meadow Gist began her studies at Watts Atelier in 2000 and within three years became one of Watts’ instructors. She began her art career in the corporate field painting displays and murals for a major retail chain. Meadow is a Signature member of Oil Painters of America as well as an Artist Member of the California Art Club. Her beautiful work has been shown in numerous galleries and exhibitions, including the CAC Gold Medal and Western Regional shows, OPA National Salon, Scottsdale International Salon, as a finalist in the International Artist Magazine’s Still Life/Floral Competition, and as a “Top 50″ selection at Salon International 2007. Meadow is represented by Sanders Gallery in Tucson, AZ and Bear Tooth Gallery in Red Lodge, MT. Meadow’s work is increasing in demand as her paintings connect with people all over the country. Meadow is recognized for the inspiring and strong sense of color displayed in her work. She is a multi-talented artist who puts a great deal of thought into the staging of her painting classes, including creating all of the costumes herself. Meadow’s students truly enjoy taking her classes where she brings her lively spirit, sense of humor, and fun vintage style. You can find more information on Meadow’s work at www.meadowpaint.com.