24 de julio de 2015


Sandra Lynn Strohschein is a watercolor artist from South West Michigan. She began pursuing a life long interest in watercolor in 2009 after raising her family. In five short years painting Sandra has achieved a remarkable amount of success. She has won top honors in juried watercolor exhibits both regionally and Statewide, most recently receiving the Michigan Watercolor Society Anniversary award for her painting 'Portrait of a Master'. This comes after a phenomenal 12,000 hours studying watercolor in her studio and also En Plein Air. Hard work pays off and this year Sandra has been assigned a brush set with her name on them by Rosemary & Co. Handmade brushes out of England. She has been signed by Royal Talens, Canson and Arches to be an Ambassador, representing and endorsing the product lines, one of only 22 artists from around the world to hold this title. She also was featured in En Plein Air, online magazine, February March edition 2014 and found herself in the pages of the magazine in their 'Extreme Paint Out' section. On March 6th, 2015 Sandra will be introduced as a "Revelation" in "The Art of Watercolor" Magazine published i n France and the United States. Sandra studied in Italy this past summer with Keiko Tanabe and also found herself painting along the Black Sea Coast in Bulgaria. After that it was on to Vancouver and Alaska to paint as an instructor on the Great Alaskan Plein Air Cruise. Sandra has studied personally with Janet Rogers, Steve Rogers, Keiko Tanabe and Alvaro Castagnet. In 2015 Sandra has an aggressive schedule building up for the summer. She will be painting in Bulgaria for six weeks as an artist in residence at the Balchik Palace Garden along the Black Sea Coast. Also she will be in Tuscany teaching for a week in June. On an interesting note, Sandra was invited to paint as a "Master Landscape Artist" during the 4th Annual International Watercolor Society event in Istanbul, Turkey.

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