Christine Schlageter is a self taught artist of German origin specializing in naturalistic acrylics of animals and nature and has enjoyed painting since early childhood. Spending the winter in Arizona and the rest of the year in WNC Christine has won several awards at art shows from New York to North Carolina .
She is a member of 2 art guilds in Arizona and attends several southwestern art shows. Recently Christine has designed several book covers for a writer of stories about the Old West.
As a trained portrait photographer she often uses her photographs as a basis for her art and the attention to detail is evident. Whether depicting scenes from the desert or the smokies her vibrant colors show her passion for nature.