Tamara Geisert began oil painting while in high school under the direction of Karen Patton. She grew up in Wichita, Kansas and continued her studies as a commercial artist in Salina, Kansas. She pursued graphic arts for many years, and although it provided artistic satisfaction, her love for painting prevails. Tamara is an accomplished oil portrait artist as well as creating misc oil paintings, She paints in a realistic style and her most recent series focuses on life in the city and explores sepia toned backgrounds with the subject in full color. She was awarded “Best of Show” in the Fresh Gallery Open Juried Show, followed by a featured artist exhibit. Also, Tamara was awarded First Place in the “Joplin Museum Annual Art Show”, and Third Place in the “Sparkle and Shine” art show at Art Central. In addition to oil painting, Tamara is a wall art muralist and has great versatility in her range of style and subject matter.
“Praise God for the gift of painting. When I paint, I am drawn into my own world, just me and the canvas. The moment I began oil painting as a teenager, I was smitten and my love for painting continues to grow.”