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Celeste Perez Smith Fine Art

I am an artist living and painting in Austin, Texas. My art education spans decades, however, for the past 11 years, I have had the opportunity to study more in depth with master artists Elizabeth Locke, Kim Casebeer and Jim McDonald. I have traveled extensively throughout the country, painting in the most beautiful places, such as Denver’s Rocky Mountains, North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains, and New Mexico’s Ghost Ranch. However, I find the most intriguing subjects right here in Central Texas that inspire me every single day.

Understanding the nuances and details of my subject before I paint it is critical. I want to capture the energy with which the subject presents itself in life, and convey that energy in my painting. My hope is that the viewer can recall a personal memory, a dream, or an event that is brought back front and center while viewing my art.