What Inspires Me

Wendy White Bio
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As Picasso said, "Painting is just another way of keeping a diary." I love to paint what is on my heart. I meditate on a topic that is intriguing, inspiring, or influencing me and let that spill out onto the canvas. My desire is that the final product will move people and evoke emotion...speaking to their hearts without words.

Art has been a life passion of mine. The different mediums of music (playing and singing), sculpture, poetry, graphic art, pencils/charcoal, writing, cooking, and enjoying the flavors and aromas of a good wine have all influenced me, as well as my formal education at SMU and Texas Tech University. Probably most influential is my mentor, Antonio Soto--a Spanish artist, whose work and friendship truly inspire me.

Many years of traveling the world to places like China and Romania, living in Spain, and traveling through the villages of Europe and the Mediterranean have also greatly impacted me as an artist. I have soaked in all the colors, sights, sounds, and tastes of these beautiful cultures. The cobblestone streets and ancient castles, and the blue colors of the Mediterranean Sea are forever etched in my memory. As I paint, the textures and colors from my many experiences are evident in my work.

Personal Interests
I love to hike, read, cook (as an artform!), and spend time with family and friends. Some of my favorite places are San Juan de Luz, Barcelona, and my home now, Vail, CO, where I see the beauties of God all around me. My favorite movie is "Sense and Sensibility". My favorite author is John Grisham--I love the intricate plots. My wonderful family is a constant reminder of how God has blessed me. My husband, Kern, and children Jake, Brooke, and Ana support me and encourage me to be the best I can be.

The music you hear is "Light on Water" composed by pianist Dana Cunningham (www.danacunningham.com).
The photography on this site was taken by Dann Coffey, photographer, Edwards, CO.