Kristen Margiotta - Illustration and Painting The whimsical and creepy art of Kristen Margiotta

Michael Hussar Painting Workshop NYC

I have such a passion for realism and drawing/painting from life when possible, and as an art instructor, constantly stressing the importance of life drawing/painting. There is no substitute to understanding light and color than from life observation. Many times people are surprised that because…

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Queen of Hearts: Progress shots

Who doesn’t love the story of Alice in Wonderland? For years I have wanted to create a series of images featuring my take on the story, and that idea is finally becoming a reality This is the first in a series of paintings featuring the…

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Online Store is OPEN!

My online store, “Cherry’s Closet” is finally up and running! The store is available directly through my website, and it is here you can purchase so many wonderful items featuring my art and illustrations. Current Promotions: FREE Better Haunted Homes and Gardens Postcard set with…

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Artisan’s Show at CCarts

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Gustav Gloom Meets Scholastic Books

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A Date with Creeper: Progress shots

Today’s blog is to show the progress of my paintings, A Date with Creeper. The final painting is 16”x20”, oil on hardboard, currently on display at Pop Gallery, Santa Fe, NM as part of their annual all female exhibit, Pop Femme Sugar Coated Strange. The…

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2012 Highlights

Hello everyone! This is my first blog posting! I thought it would be fun to highlight some events from last year, 2012. It was a busy busy year for me and couldn’t have gotten through it without the support of family, friends, and colleagues, so…

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