Richly saturated close up views of flowers, and artfully arranged still life compositions of fresh fruit and everyday objects are among the favorite subjects of painter R. Garriott, bringing vivid intensity into the lives of numerous lovers of flora and color.
Private gardens and public marketplaces both local and international provide the inspiration for visual interpretation, often including the artist's own garden.
A native of New Mexico, R. Garriott has been a resident of Colorado since 1980, and studied at the University of New Mexico, The Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, the Art Institute of Colorado, and the Art Students League of Denver.
Professionally, the artist has been exhibiting since 1989, with paintings included in corporate collections including Kaiser Permanente; and private collections in California, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Iowa, Missouri, Maine, and Virginia; Quebec, Canada; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; and across Colorado.
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