On exhibit at the Columbia Pike Branch Library, September 3, 2019 - October 29, 2019.
About the Artist
A native of Ann Arbor, MI, Chica Brunsvold graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Design and an MA in Art. She was an Illustrator General for the CIA and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces before becoming a full time award-winning artist. She has earned Signature Membership in both the American and National Watercolor Societies as well as Alabama, Baltimore, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Northwest Oklahoma, Pittsburgh, Taos and Virginia Watercolor Societies. She’s been in over 200 national water-media exhibitions, won over 4 dozen awards and has had over 25 solo shows both locally and throughout the US in art museums, art centers, universities and hospitals.
Three times she was on the faculty of “Stretching the Boundaries of Creativity” in Ohio. She has given numerous watercolor programs, demonstrations and workshops. She has juried and judged many art shows in VA, and also in West Virginia and Delaware. Three of her Zooillogicals® were part of the US Arts in Embassies program in Rangoon. Her work is the permanent collections of The Art Station at Stone Mountain, GA, Fairfax INOVA Hospital in Fairfax, VA, Paine Art Center & Gardens in Oshkosh, WI and many more. She is represented by Gallery Underground in Crystal City.
Listed in Who’s Who of American Art, her work is published in 8 art books. She has 3 paintings and an article in: “Say it with Flowers” in the June, 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist. She has also been featured 7 other times in nationally published watercolor magazines.