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About Becky ChristensonBecky Christenson walks the land in Madison County and around Beaver Lake, Arkansas and takes in the glorious nature she is surround by there. She keep visuals in her mind of things she see and those images then inspire paintings, sculptures, or some other clay item. Nature also motivates her to create art that can be displayed in the outdoors. Maybe it is a free standing sculpture created with pieces from nature impressed into the clay that ends up dressing up a flower bed. In the end, it is creating art inspired by nature that Christenson has to do.
Exhibition History of Becky ChristensonBecky Christenson`s Exhibitions
Ozark Pastel Society Show, Neosho, MO.
One woman show at Rogers Art Guild Art Gallery
Juried show at Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR
Chair is Art - Painted and Decorated Chair show at Siloam Springs Sagar Creek Arts Center
Public installation of ceramic tile depicting the seven days of creation in Creation Park in Rogers, Arkansas.
Chosen to show in three person exhibit and a retrospective show at Art Expo NWA at Boi de Ouro Brazilian Steakhouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Accepted by Chris Crossman, Curator of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, into a limited space showing at the Massey Building, Bentonville, AR.
Commissioned Installation of mosaic and sculpted clay tile at Benton County School of the Arts, Rogers, AR.
Biography / CV of Becky ChristensonArkansas, USA artist Becky Christenson is versatile in subject as well as medium, with a specialty in architectural ceramics and clay sculpture.
She makes custom, one of a kind architectural clay pieces on commissioned basis as well as paintings, concrete sculpture, sinks, bird baths, fireplace, door and window surrounds, tile, and much more. You can visit the studio to see the progress of your piece as it is being created!
At ART you can view examples of unique, one of a kind, architectural ceramic pieces in the gallery. Also on display for sale are paintings plus hand built and wheel thrown clay creations.
The inspiration that connects her diverse media and techniques comes from nature she views while at her cabin in Madison County, Arkansas.
Becky is Past President of the Associated Artist`s of Phillbrook Art Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she demonstrated her work. With a degree in graphic design, Christenson has also studied under several national and internationally known artists. She taught art at Saint Vincent de Paul School in Rogers and has taught private lessons since 1996. In addition to completing numerous commissioned works, she was chosen to do a public installation of painted clay tile work at Creation Park in Rogers as well as a large mosaic and tile installation at Benton County School of the Arts in Rogers, AR.
Christenson is also a portrait artist painting both people and animals and has won many awards. Her work has appeared in private and collections, one woman shows, galleries and group shows. She was selected to show in a three person show at the third monthly NWA Art Expo show at Boi de Ouro Restaurant in Fayetteville, AR, and a show at Crystal Bridges of American Art Museum`s show at the Massy juried by the museum`s curator.
Artist Statement of Becky ChristensonBecky Christenson`s Personal Statement
I specialize in architectural ceramics and clay sculpture for public or private, interior or exterior spaces. Just as nature is diverse, my creations are diverse in subject matter ranging from realism to abstract. When on my acreage in Northwest Arkansas, I take in the glorious nature that is there. I keep visuals in my mind of things I see and I take those images back to the studio where they fuel my creativity. It is creating inspired by nature that I have to do. My work has appeared in one woman shows, galleries, and group shows and is in private collections in the USA and abroad.
Awards and Prizes of Becky ChristensonBecky Christenson`s Awards
Awarded two second place awards, Ozark Pastel Society Show, Neosho, MO.
First place and honorable mention in "Chair is Art" Painted and Decorated Chair show at Siloam Springs Sagar Creek Arts Center
Awarded Honorable Mention at Sager Arts Center Show, Siolam Springs, AR
Public Works of Becky ChristensonBecky christenson`s Public works
Mosaic and sculpted clay tile at Benton County School of the Arts, Rogers, AR.
Exterior sign at ART, architectural ceramics on the exterior of the gallery/ studio, life size lady, and an eight foot tall sculpture on lawn.
Ceramic tile depicting the seven days of creation in Creation Park in Rogers, Arkansas.
Installation of sign, life size lady and "Cascade Sculpture at ART in Bentonvile, AR, USA.
Qualifications / Education of Becky ChristensonBecky Christenson`s Education
Associate Degree in Graphic Design
Numerous workshops for internationally known artists.
Teaching ExperienceBecky Christenson taught art at St. Vincent de Paul School, Rogers, Arkansas, at the Christenson Studio, Rogers, Arkansas and is currently teaching at ART, her studio and gallery in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Price Range of WorkBecky Christenson's work has a price range from £2,140 to £6,204
Mediums utilisedBecky Christenson's work is found in the following materials:
Artwork CategorisedBecky Christenson's work is found in the following categories on site:
Abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor Outside Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (3)
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (2)
Abstract Modern Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary (2)
Ceramic Sculptures (2)
Column Pillar Columnar Stele sculpture statue statuary (2)
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures
Land Art Sculpture
Nudes, Female Sculptures
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Beautifully Useful Functional Sculpture
Nude Garden Yard Outdoor Outside Sculptures Statues
Fairies Imps Trolls Gnomes Pixies Elves Goblins Hobgoblins Leprechauns Gremlins Elfs statuettess figurines Sculptures Statues
Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures
Polychrome Sculpture Multi-Coloured Statues statuettes statuary
Earth Mother Gaia sculpture statue statuettes figurines
Flower sculpture statue
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine
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