Feature Artist: Charlotte Yealey

The Featured Artists for March and April 2022 at the Dillsburg Area Public Library are Eric Miller and Charlotte Yealey. Our art wall coordinator Shelby Pizzaro caught up with Charlotte:

What is the source of your inspiration?

Nature since I was born and raised on a farm.

How do you describe your art?

Realism mixed with my heart & soul feelings.

What do you enjoy most about creating new art?

Each piece is my way of sharing the beauty I see in my world.

How do you start new work? Is your process always the same? If not, how does it change?
I have numerous ideas for new projects. Sometimes the idea works and sometimes not.

Do you have a favorite or “go to” technique when starting a work?

Always a sketch first regardless of the medium.

Do you have a favorite medium? Has your preference changed over the years?
I love drawing in colored pencil but oil painting is a close second.

Do you ever have creative blocks? If so, how do you rejuvenate your creativity?
Yes I have creative blocks but I just go out with my camera and always find a new project.

How have you managed to stay creative during the COVID-19 pandemic?

I did not have commissions so I had time to create what I wanted.

Do you have a favorite/inspirational quote?
The earth without art is just eh.

Do you have any current or future projects you’d like to share?
I am currently working on a pet portrait commission

If someone is interested in your work, how can they reach you?
I can be reached by text or call at 717-818-1629 or e-mail [email protected]
see more of my art at www.Charlotteyealeyart.com.