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Cherie Giddens

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Creating the illusion of Texture and Light with Watercolor

Cherie has always had a love for creating. Much of her career has been as an art teacher in public and private schools. Her love for inspiring others in their creativity has been a constant source of joy.

“I’ve been passionate about watercolor since my first watercolor class in college. I love the way watercolor flows and mixes on the paper. These are the surprises of shape and color I use to create the illusions of Light and Texture in my work. I love to work out a painting until it comes to life.”

Cherie holds a Bachelor degree in Art and Education from Texas Tech University and has studied at Savannah College of Art & Design. Her work with watercolor has gained her numerous awards in The Trinity Arts League and Southwestern Watercolor Society of which she is a Signature Member. She has developed the art curriculum for several private schools and has taught adult watercolor classes and workshops.

Her clients include private homes, collections, schools and businesses. She has done numerous commissioned pieces for both clients and friends.

“Creativity is God’s gift to us. For me, creating works of art is the best way I know to praise Him. It allows me to communicate to others what I’ve experienced in God’s creative handiwork.”

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  • Rainy Day Bouquet – by Cherie Giddens

    $795.00

    “Rainy Day Bouquet” by Cherie Giddens
    Framed 32.75 x 40.5”
    Watercolor

    SOLD

    “An exceptionally beautiful color arrangement of a bouquet of flowers was my inspiration for the painting. Using violets, purples and greens, I began painting with lots of water on wet paper to create soft and textural effects. The florals emerged among the negative spaces for me to explore, resulting in a water-splashed bouquet.”
    This painting has not yet reached the Gallery. Call ahead for a viewing of the painting.

  • Texas Blues and Cactus Too; triptych – Cherie Giddens

    $1,100.00

    Texas Blues and Cactus Too

    Framed triptych 10 x 20″ each

    Watercolor

    As always, the Texas Bluebonnets were beautiful this year.  This year’s painting was to find a different way to portray their beauty.  My vision was to show the splendor, radiance and soul of these “Texas Blues” among the rough beauty of the “Texas Cactus”; a wonderful pairing.

    These 3 individual paintings are mounted on board and framed in clear acrylic shadow boxes.  Each of these paintings can be purchased individually for $425.  Click “VIEW DETAILS” to see the paintings staged and individually.

  • In Memory of Summer – Cherie Giddens

    $595.00

    In Memory of Summer

    Framed 24 x 36″

    Watercolor

    The fun and discovery of summer adventures create special memories, sometimes not literal but always with focus on the experienced moment.  
    This painting was taken from one of Henry’s photos from his summer travels.

  • Fire and Ice – Cherie Giddens

    $695.00

    Fire and Ice

    Framed 35.75 x 25.75″

    Watercolor

    The mood of a fiery sunset casting its glow across a frozen landscape was the perfect subject to be captured with watercolor.  The white paper allows for a subtle flow of color that reveals a soft cold atmosphere around the frozen stream as the contrasting texture of branches and trees grab the glow as the sun sets. 

  • Winter’s Song – Cherie Giddens

    $495.00

    Winter’s Song

    16 x 20″  

    Clear Acrylic Shadow Box Frame

    Watercolor

    The distinctive song of the chickadee can be heard even in the frigid landscape of winter.  The nonmigratory state bird of both Maine and Massachusetts was so much fun to paint.  He is all fluffed and cozy under the warmth of a snow covered branch.

  • Let it Snow – Cherie Giddens

    $425.00

    Let it Snow

    SOLD

    12 x 24″

    Clear Acrylic Shadow Box Frame

    Watercolor

    My painting “Let it Snow” is an invitation to enjoy the amazing softness, sparkle and fun of falling snow.

  • A Song Among the Reeds – Cherie Giddens

    $695.00

    A Song Among the Reeds

    Framed 36 x 26
    Watercolor

    SOLD

  • Soft November – Cherie Giddens

    $895.00

    Soft November

    Framed 38 x 30

    Watercolor

    SOLD

    In all seasons the Aspen trees are beautiful. However, “Soft November” can be a time after fall and before the hard winter freezes up all the landscape.

  • Poppin’ Through – Cherie Giddens

    $795.00

    Poppin’ Through

    Framed 32 x 39

    Watercolor

    SOLD

  • Wild and Breezy – Cherie Giddens

    $695.00

    Wild and Breezy  

    Framed 36 x 26

    Watercolor

    SOLD

  • Beachcombers – Cherie Giddens

    $695.00

    Beachcombers

    Framed 26 x 34

    Watercolor

    “I spent my childhood visiting beaches along Padre Island in the Gulf of Mexico.  I always thought of the sea gulls as beachcombers along with myself, my sisters and cousins who combed the beaches with me.  When painting this scene of waves upon the shore, which are also known as “beachcombers”, I included the sea gull in memory of those wonderful days at the beach.”

  • Walking in the Light – Cherie Giddens

    $685.00

    Into the Light

    Framed 23 X 29

    Watercolor 

    SOLD