The Gallery at Town Center is exhibiting a selection of works by Watercolor Artist, Charlene Collins Freeman and Photographer, Shannon Tipple-Leen. See these works and the creations of over 90 other local artists during gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, Noon to 5pm
On display October 1 – November 9, 2019
Charlene Collins Freeman | charlenecollinsfreeman.com
Her artwork and photography have been exhibited in national and international shows and received top awards, including several Best in Show honors. In 2011 Charlene was awarded signature membership in the Northwest Watercolor Society and an Individual Artist Project Grant by 4Culture for her photography work. In 2013 she had two watercolors selected for inclusion in Splash 15, an annual compilation of the year’s best American watercolors published by North Light Books. In the same year she was also invited to join Women Painters of Washington.
In 2014 she was chosen as a finalist in the Landscape category of The Artist’s Magazine 31st Annual Art Competition, which appeared in the issue of December 2014. In 2015 her work was again selected for inclusion in the annual compilation of the year’s best American watercolors, Splash 17. She was the speaker at the Kenmore Art Show in 2015, presenting “Traveling with a Sketchbook.” Charlene was honored by the City of Kenmore in 2010 and again in 2013 when the City purchased her watercolors for the City’s Art Collection. Her works hang in private collections, corporate collections and public buildings.
Charlene has been a juror for several exhibits and she teaches drawing, painting, and the joy of sketchbooking at numerous art schools and colleges. In 2016 she became the U.S. partner for World Tours Studio (http://www.worldtoursstudio.