"Spirit of the
by Gloria West
artist Gloria West has over twenty years' experience as a fine
artist. She began as a successful wildlife artist in Montana where
she won numerous Best of Show awards. The artist has finished as
high as third place in the State of Montana Duck Stamp competition, and
has also been a finalist four times in the National Ducks Unlimited stamp
In the early 1990's, Gloria West decided to move from Montana to Kansas
City to be closer to her father. Soon after moving, she decided on a
major career move, using her talent and experience as a fine art wildlife
painter to begin a new career as an illustrator.
Gloria West's most recent artwork combines a realistic style with
whimsical and charming characters, using strong color and compelling
composition. Her images display a contemporary and very savvy style
and wit. The artist works in mixed
media, including mostly acrylics, watercolor, pen, pencil and colored
The artist studied art at the University of Kansas, and comes from a
family of strong artists. Her paternal uncle is the famous modern
artists and sculptor John Angus Chamberlain who has work in the Guggenheim
Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Porterfield's is delighted to be able to represent the charming artistic works of
this extremely creative artist to all fields of commercial art licensing.
To find out how you can license Gloria West's art for your products, please contact Lance Klass,
President of Porterfield's, at (800)
660-8345 or email
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