Please join BAC at Community Trust Bank, 3400 Line Avenue, for an art reception on December 12, from 5-7pm and see the gorgeous wildlife photography and paintings by Carolyn Pitts. There are plenty of tigers for LSU fans!
Carolyn Pitts is a Louisiana wildlife artists and photographer who lives with her husband in Benton, Louisiana. A wildlife conservationist at heart she specialists in landscapes, wildlife and pet portraits. She fell in love with the outdoors in South Louisiana hunting and fishing with her husband, Jeffrey.
It is through Pitts' personal travels and experiences that she is able to bring such beauty and depth to her paintings. She has traveled as far as the South Louisiana wetlands, to the Ozark Mountains, Colorado's Rocky Mountains, Montana, Yellowstone National Park, East and West Coast in the United States collecting information and observing wildlife for her references for her paintings. Her travels has also, taken her to England and Kruger National Park and Tshuksudu Game Reserve in South Africa. Pitts experiences in the wild, observing wildlife in its natural environment, capturing rare moments with her photography and paintings brings her great artistic motivation. She enjoys sharing the beauty of nature and the sense of freedom with others through her photographs and paintings.
Among the techniques Pitts use are oil, pastel, watercolor, and acrylic. She has studied under wildlife artist John Seerey - Lester, Kobus Moller, Don Edwards, Corey Carlson, Allan Flattman, Virginia Vaughn, Kitty Wallis,Mike Windberg, Dalhart Windberg and Morgan Samuel Price.