Kindra Ericksen is an award winning talented artist specializing in oil painting, photography, and gourd art. She draws upon her love of the natural environment, wildlife and animals, and the vibrant colors of the Southwestern United States in the creation of her beautiful artwork.
Kindra has been painting and drawing since she could hold a pencil in her hand. Her primary painting subjects include coastal and marine scenes, seascapes, landscapes, southwest, western and ranch subjects, horses, birds, and animals. Kindra grew up on the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel, and now resides in beautiful San Diego, California, where the warm colors of the California Coast, Sunset Skies, and American Southwest are often present in her paintings.
In looking for a 3 dimensional way to express her art, Kindra recently has been entering into the world of Gourd Art. are "Natures Canvas" and have been used for centuries as an artistic medium. Themes for Kindra's gourds include Archeaology and Petroglyphs, Botanical Gourds, and Unique Geometric or Abstract Vessels. The gourds are carved, woodburned, and dyed or painted into a one of a kind work that can be diplayed beautifully in any location.
Long interested in the beauty of the landscape and the wonder of scenery around her, Kindra is always with her camera capturing that beauty for painting references or for her personal collection. Kindra has decided to offer prints of some of the extraordinary images she has taken over the years. Her eye for composition and color harmony and light really come through in her images. Several well known clients have already hired Kindra to capture special moments with their Equine Athletes with great success.
Contact Kindra for details for any commission or custom works you may desire. Animal portraits are a specialty of Kindra's for custom paintings.
All images copyright Kindra Ericksen, One of a Kind Studio. Unauthorized copying or use of images is strictly prohibited.