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The Arts
by Darrell McGarvey
Boulder City Art Guild

Artist Profile -
Charm
é Curtin
Charmé Curtin has been fortunate to have been surrounded by artists all of her life. Her mother was a professional oil and watercolor artist and her father designed jewelry, when both were not working as Real Estate Brokers.

Because of this, other professional artists were always visiting her family’s home and coaching Charmé on a broad variety of mediums. She settled on watercolor as her preferred medium.

While in high school, Charmé attended classes at the Laguna Art Colony in Laguna Beach, California. Her studies continued at Memphis College, Memphis Tennessee, and further at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. She has gained further education from notable artists such as Julian Bloom, Jim Burns, Gerald Spencer and Jan Schaffer in the watercolor medium. She has also studied oil painting under Lois Payne and Tamara Geddes.

Almost every day Charmé can be found with a paintbrush in hand. Her favorite subjects are the simple things that she finds in everyday life around her. Charmé has experienced living in many states all over the country: Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arizona, California and Nevada.

Charmé's artwork has been recognized by awards at various competitions and has also been published in the National Watercolor Society Catalog.

Charmé has been affiliated with the Cypress Art League, the Orange County Fine Arts League and she is a past board member of the National Watercolor Society. She is currently on the Henderson Art Association Board and the Nevada Watercolor Board.

She is a member of the Boulder City Art Guild and her work is on display at the Boulder City Art Gallery in Suite 104 of the Boulder Dam Hotel.

Visit the Boulder City Art Guild at www.bouldercityartguild.org



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