Persons and Portraits
Crista prefers to create portraits that demonstrate the subject's personality. Most of the portraits she does are direct commissions. Portraits are typically done in oils on canvas.
JohnOil on canvas
Special Merit in the 2020 Light Space & Time Figurative competition;
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Oil on canvas
Honorable Mention in the Contemporary Art Room Gallery 2020 Portrait competition;
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Summer BreakThis painting was awarded Special Recognition in the Light Space and Time Gallery international competition in 2017.
18 x 24 Oil on canvas
First Ferry RideMultiple awards. Please see the Featured page for more information on recognitions for this painting.
Sold (Prints Available)
DalhiaCommissioned oil on canvas 16x20
Noteworthy designation in the 2018 Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery "Face Value" competition; Finalist in the 2018 Fusion Art Gallery "Colors" competition.
Special Recognition in the 2018 Light Space and Time Gallery "Figurative" competition. Finalist in the 2017 Fusion Art Gallery "Faces and Figures" competition.
Finalist in the 2020 Fusion Art "Colors" competition.
Finalist in the 2017 Fusion Art Gallery "Colors" competition.
Girl In The Red Leather JacketOil on canvas
Finalist in the 2018 Fusion Art Gallery "Colors" competition.