Oil on Canvas
by Marie Channer
About Marie Channer
Channer currently resides in the mountains south of Nederland, Colorado. Her oil paintings are inspired by her surroundings out West as well as her love for horses.
She enjoys painting horses, portraits, and landscape. Many times her work will include themes such as music, dance, and ballet. There is a great emphasis on light and shadow in Channer’s paintings, creating contrast and drama. Her subtle tones create a mysterious, luscious quality and trigger an emotional response from the viewer.
Along with painting, Channer enjoys studying Old Masters techniques as well as teaching the art of painting with oils. She has won numerous awards for her paintings such as The People’s Choice Award in the Louisville National Art Show, and Best in Show at the Gilpin Art Association National Show. Her work can be found in prestigious private collections throughout the United States.