Featuring nature pastels by Christina Oddo that are inspired by her local area and her travels throughout the country. Christina’s love of painting and drawing, along with her appreciation and passion for the natural world are apparent in her artwork. The depiction of graceful mountains, the setting sun dancing on the ocean, meadows tucked in the midst of forests, or a rustic barn nestled at the edge of a corn field - all represent a sense of peace and serenity that she wants to share with you, through her pastel paintings.
About the artist, Christina Oddo
Christina Oddo's love of painting and drawing along with her passion for the natural world is apparent in her pastels. Inspired by artists of the Hudson River School, Christina strives to capture those fleeting moments when color and light evoke much emotion. She creates a luminous quality within her pastels to express the romanticism of a landscape. Her style of expressive realism entices the eye and with a closer look, one will discover the many pastel marks that establish the foundation of each painting. click here for more
Trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Inspiration for new pastels comes in many forms, but for me it’s mostly from places I travel to. One such place, where I’ve been before and always enjoy a return trip, is Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
“Drawn From Nature” - 8th Annual Juried Art Show at The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. I am pleased to announce that a newly created pastel “Restful Pose” was awarded 3rd Place in a Juried Show at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove this past April.