Watercolor Artist & Teacher
BIRGIT O'CONNOR is a self-taught
Watercolor artist who specializes in florals and landscapes. Birgit
lives in Bolinas of West Marin, California and finds watercolor the
most fluid and expressive medium.
Her award winning work has been recognized and published
in over 24 national and international artist publications, including
Australian Artist and International Artist Magazine. Birgit contributes
regularly to Watercolor Magic, Artist Sketch, Watercolor Basics, and
Artist magazine. She has been featured in articles, in The San
Francisco Chronicle, Marin IJ, Pt. Reyes Light and The New York Times.
Her Most recent awards include a 2003 People Choice Award at the Aqua
Areas show in Santa Rosa for her landscape "Evening Sky" and the Sailis
International Award in New Orleans for her florals.
Birgit sees her watercolor paintings as reflective of
nature's voice. Her memberships include, California Watercolor Society,
Northern California Chapter of the Women's Caucus of Art, Marin Art
Council, Bolinas Living Artists, Louisiana Watercolor Society, Who's
who in America, and Who's Who in American Woman. Birgit has shown her
work all over the world including a one woman show in Hong Kong. Her
art is represented by galleries in Seattle, Washington, Palm Desert and
Atherton, California. Birgit has produced a wide variety of
instructional videos available on this site as VHS, DVD and streaming
video. To see her workshop schedule visit the Events page.