Alicia Farris in an Internationally recognized watercolor artist and has won numerous awards in both watercolor and acrylic painting. She devotes herself full-time to creating art and sharing her passion through teaching watercolor and acrylic workshops and classes across the midwest.
The personalities and flavors of people that she encounters in day-to-day life definitely inspire her work. Even if it’s for trying to just capture a mood, she usually has one hand on her camera when she’s in a crowd. She tries to recreate not just an image, but mood, light, and colors that capture her imagination. Alicia likes to isolate what seems common and try to recreate it in a different light, all the while, providing a source of emotion for the viewer.
Among much recognition, Farris received many new accolades in 2015-2016: she was recently accepted into the 96th International Exhibition of the National Watercolor Society and received signature status with NWS, received 3rd place in the 51st Annual Southwestern Watercolor Society Exhibit in Richardson, Texas, was accepted into the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies National exhibition, Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition, Northwestern Watercolor Society Member’s show, and received best of show awards in both the St. Louis Watercolor Society and the nine-state Missouri Valley Impressionists Society National exhibitions.
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