Nadine Charlsen [NRA 2014]
First name: Nadine ;
Middle name: ;
Last name: Charlsen ;
Member: Non-resident artist member ;
Begin: 2014 ;
End: n/a ;
Nadine Charlsen is an urban landscape watercolor artist and instructor based in Asheville, North Carolina. Charlsen’s background as a theatrical lighting designer in New York City for 31 years has allowed her to incorporate her knowledge of light, shadow, scale, colors and textures to culminate an artistic drama. Her work is inspired by architecture, cityscapes and serene countryside settings captured through the lens of her camera. As an Instructor, Charlsen is currently teaching Watercolor at 310 Art Gallery, River Arts District, Asheville, North Carolina.
Charlsen was recently included in the top ten percent of world watercolor artist’s in Concours mondial de l’aquarelle – Le Catalogue, 2014. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including American Art Collector, NYC Arts and Culture Magazine, The Laurel of Asheville, April, June, and October 2015, Splash 16: Exploring Textures and Splash 17: Inspiring Images. She was featured in Watercolor Artist Magazine, January/February 2017. Making a Scene, p 48-57.
Charlsen received her BS in Education from Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, Kansas, her MA from Wichita State University Wichita, Kansas and her MFA from Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY.