Tina Garrett

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Tina Garrett

ARC Associate Living Master TM

American 21st Century Realist

Born 1974

www.tinagarrett.com

tinagarrett@kc.rr.com

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In 2012, based on her self-taught pastel portraiture, the Scottsdale Artists’ School awarded Tina the first of two merit scholarships and she began working in oil, immediately falling in love and hitting the ground running, dedicating 5 years to the full-time practice of understanding oil painting. 

In addition to various recognitions by the Portrait Society of AmericaOil Painters of America, and National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society, Tina is a two-time Purchase Award winner in the 11th and 12th International ARC SalonsTwice exhibiting at the Museum of Modern Art Europe (MEAM) in Barcelona, Spain, and the Salmagundi Club in New York City, Tina’s works, “City Blues” and “String of Pearls” are now part of the Art Renewal Center's renowned permanent collection.  

In 2016, Tina earned a designation of ARC Associate Living Master from the Art Renewal Center and a Master Artist designation from the National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society. Tina has intently studied the Selective Start Method described in Alla Prima by Living Master Artist and Author Richard Schmid, studied in workshops and private lessons with Romel de la Torre, and workshops with Casey BaughAaron WesterbergLisa GloriaJeremy Lipking, Tim Deibler, Michelle Dunaway, Stanka Kordic and Kathy Anderson. In the course of her serious pursuit of fine art mastery, Tina has created a growing family of private collectors and commissioned clients in the U.S. and the U.K. and teaches workshops across the U.S.. In October, 2017, Tina will teach her first international workshop (in Tuscany, Italy) and coming full circle, Tina will teach her first workshop at the Scottsdale Artists' School. 

 

Awards, Designations and Memberships

 

Tina is proud to accept a Master Artist designation through the National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Signature Member Guild and an 

 

ARC Associate Living Master designation by the Art Renewal Center.

 

2017

 

International Artist Magazine Challenge #98 People & Figures Grand Prize Winner

 

Oil Painters of America 2017 Shirl Smithson Memorial Scholarship

 

Oil Painters of America 2017 Online Showcase 3rd Prize

 

NOAPS Online Showcase Finalist

 

NOAPS Holiday Small Works Exhibition Finalist

 

2016

 

Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition Finalist

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Best of America 2nd Place Award

 

Art Renewal Center 2016 ARC SalonPurchase Award

 

2015

 

Finalist in Scottsdale’s The Best and The Brightest Show

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Best of America Best Oil Painting by a Signature Artist Award

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Best of America People’s Choice Award

 

Oil Painters of America Fall Online Showcase Third Place (Associate Member) 

 

Oil Painters of America National Exhibition finalist Art Renewal Center 2015 ARC Salon Purchase Award

 

Top 100 finalist, Figurativas2015 Museum of Modern Art Europe, (MEAM, Barcelona, Spain) 

 

Portrait Society of America Annual Members Only Competition 7th Honorable Mention

 

2014 Finalist in Scottsdale’s The Best and The Brightest Show

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Best of America Most Innovative Award

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Spring Online International Excellence Award 

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Fall Online International Excellence Award 

 

Oil Painters of America Spring Online Showcase 1st Prize

 

2013 Finalist in Scottsdale’s The Best and The Brightest Show

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Best of America Southwest Art Magazine Merit Award

 

Juried Memberships

 

Oil Painters of America — Associate

 

Art Renewal Center — ARC Associate Living Master

 

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society— Master Artist

 

American Women Artists — Associate

 

Portrait Society of America — Associate