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Friday, May 14, 2010

2007 Interview

Brooke Walker-Knoblich was asked to be The Art List's Artist of the Month in 2007.

Artist of The Month – Interview Questions

Name: Brooke Walker-Knoblich
City: Sacramento
State: California

The Art List: How and when did you start creating art?
Brooke Walker-Knoblich: My life has always been immersed in art. I attended Live Oak Waldorf throughout my childhood, had a fantastic art teacher in High School, Terence Baxter, and received a BA in Studio Art from UC San Diego in 2005. However, even though I colored 'til I had blisters on my fingers as a child and art was something I did for “fun” I didn’t become a serious artist until I spent my junior year abroad in Paris, France. In Paris I studied with Kathy Burke, a renowned portrait artist, and had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in the Master’s Copy Program in the Louvre Museum, wheeling my easel out of the storage closet to paint from Santerre’s “Suzanne au Bain” for several hours a day. I came back home with a new sense of purpose