Wright portrays wildlife through painting

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Local artist, Georgene Wright stands in front of her oil painting, "Carolina Sunrise" at Gallery on the Row.

WHAT: She was always drawing as a girl. Now, her works are featured at the Gallery on the Row on Broad Street.


BACKGROUND: She studied graphic design at Washington State Community College in Vancouver and has been painting professionally since 1974.

SPECIALTY: Nature and wildlife

MEDIUM: Oils and watercolors

HER METHOD: She paints based on photos she has shot

QUOTE: "I don't try to do odd things, I like nature. I like to garden. I've always wanted to portray the beauty of the outdoors."