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Christy Kill | Abstract Painter

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Episode  ·  37:54  ·  Jan 30, 2024


In this episode, artist Christy Kill and host Lauren Steed talk about: the joys of life with a puppy, turning discouragement into opportunity and using frequent moves as an inspiration for new creative pursuits. Given the time and space to pursue something new, Christy found her professional identity in painting. She experiments with different mediums and materials, and and finds inspiration in nature and the environment, She honestly shares about her experiences as an artist, including both successes and failures, and how she believes in saying yes to opportunities that come her way. Like many EFMs, she finds her unexpected success by stepping out of her comfort zone.Christy Kill is an award-winning abstract painter. She has exhibited in numerous locations in the DC area; and a pair of her paintings “On the Shores of Iceland” were featured in a slideshow during ArtBasel Miami in December 2017. They are now on permanent display at the Ocean Cluster in Reykjavík, Iceland. She has given proceeds and paintings to several NGO’s and charities serving children and the environment.Christy creates custom statement pieces of art and is inspired by the people she meets, in the countries she has lived - Norway, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Iceland, and now Uruguay - and will always be influenced by her native roots of the Southern U.S. In 2023, Christy was awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Professional Development Fellowship, and is currently taking a masterclass for artists as well as online courses through the Smithsonian Institute.You can find out more by visiting her website: www.christykill.com or following her on Instagram or Facebook @christykillartThis episode is sponsored by Fierce After 45, Rediscover your energy and vitality with the support of health coach and personal trainer Patricia Linderman! She managed her own recovery from a tendency to a sedentary lifestyle, overweight, shame and self-blame. An EFM for 31 years, she offers affordable coaching in any time zone, using the power of self-love and compassion to transform your habits. Say goodbye to discomfort and hello to a more vibrant you. Visit Fierce After 45 to schedule your free Zoom consultation today.Find Patricia atWebsite and blog: www.fierceafter45.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/FierceAfter45Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fierceafter45/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-linderman-63a83213/

37m 54s  ·  Jan 30, 2024

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