Kristy Gordon 2013 oil on canvas 30 X 24 in. Provenance: Directly from the artist's studio, owned by the gallery.
Kristy Gordon's oeuvre ranges from portraits and self-portraits to experimental paintings. She demonstrates surprising maturity and skill for a young artist. Her painstaking attention to detail and technique still manages to surprise. Yet the intimacy she expresses in every single painting remains classic.
Kristy has been a full-time painter since 2004, exhibiting her work internationally and earning numerous awards including the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, a Merit Award from Daniel Greene in the Salon International 2009, third prize at the Portrait Society of Canada International Portrait Competition, Best of Show in the National Art Premier, Illinois as well as being named Top Finalist in the Art Renewal Center's International 2008/2009 ARC Salon. She was named a finalist for the Kingston Prize, Canada's national portrait competition.
Her paintings are held in collections and galleries around the world and she has been widely featured in numerous magazines, art publications, radio and television shows.