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About Charly

“Whether it be painting, drawing or sculpting, making art is a life long task, a strange and poetic meditation, that keeps me driven to capture life and light...”

Charly earned a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute. In addition, she studied and worked as an Intern in Greece and Italy for over three years, where she was exposed to ancient cultures, while simultaneously experiencing contemporary life. Her studio is located in a bright barn in New Hampshire, just walking distance from the rocky shoreline. She creates a wide range of work, constantly practicing new techniques and mediums. Inspired by the vast space of the horizon and soothed by the light after a rainstorm, she is able to depict the visual impressions of her ever-changing surroundings and recreates the essence of her environment.


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EDUCATION

  • San Francisco Art Institute / (January 2010- December 2014) Graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts/ San Francisco, CA http://www.sfai.edu


  • Summer 2013- present: "Seaside Art Lessons" Art Teacher/Curator/Owner, Rye Beach, NH

  • 2017 - 2018: "Aegean Center for Fine Arts" Intern / teacher's assistant, Paros, Greece 

  • September-December 2016: "Painted Vine" Art Teacher, Truckee, CA

  • Summer 2012: "Darien Paint Studio" Art Teacher, Darien, CT

  • 2010-Present: "Warrington Homes Co" & "HHM Builders" Staging Artist, Darien, CT

  • 2010-Present: Commissioned Artist - painting / drawing / sculpting / designing 

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EXPERIENCE


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EXHIBITIONS

  • "Badway Creation's Art Show" Darien, CT, September 2013

  • "Aegean Fall Exhibition" Paros, Greece, 2014

  • "Aegean Spring Exhibition" Paros, Greece, 2013

  • "Badway Mural Collaboration" Rye Public Library Benefit Event, Rye Beach NH, 2013

  • "Waves Flow Mural Collaboration" San Francisco Art Institute, CA, 2013

  • "Drifters Art Show" Darien, CT August 2017

  • Ro Sham Beaux featured artist. Charleston, SC 2016 

  • "Blending Tides Art Show" Christine's. Rye, NH August 2015

  • "Indian Summer Art Show" Christine's. Rye, NH. September 2014 

  • "Art on Board" Fundraiser for Burton's Chill Foundation, The Paperbox, Brooklyn, July 2014

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