Heather Gauthier

Gauthier states, “I paint civilized beasts. I paint elephants who love pastries. Creatures who collect china. Animals who arrange flowers. In my still-life style, I create a snapshot of the personality and mood of the creature, as I would like to see it. In the end, it’s all about beauty.” Considered to be “anthropomorphic realism” – ascribing human characteristics to non -human things – Gauthier’s most popular work is a series of eclectic animal portraits. Animals of all varieties pose with flowers or objects that are foregrounded on decorative backgrounds. Within her fanciful practice, Gauthier’s culmination of experiences between rural and urban settings are grounded through modern graphic and textile design elements. She often paints these with interiors in mind, realizing them with an inventive twist in her own dreamlike macrocosm.

After a decade of living and working in Chicago as well as Africa, Gauthier currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to being featured on the PBS program ARTS, and HGTV, Heather has a permanent collection hanging at the new children’s museum in San Antonio, Texas.

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