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Christina (Geary) Lutjen - Artist

Christina Lutjen began drawing in 2000 and pastel painting in 2001. Residing in Madison, CT, she is inspired by nature and captures the peaceful essence and atmosphere of the shoreline in her paintings.

Christina is an avid traveler of New England and the East Coast learning from area artists and incorporating the local culture into each piece of her artwork. She currently teaches art to middle school students in Deep River Connecticut. As an art teacher, she aims to inspire students to pursue their art with confidence, while providing them with a solid foundation in artistic principles and elements. Her goal is to encourage the creative spirit and full expression of each student as they explore and experiment with a variety of media, techniques, and processes. Through exposure to the art world, students will have a better understanding and appreciation of the visual world they inhabit.

Christina holds a BS in Studio Art and has created works in a variety of media and techniques. Christina is a member of the CPS, the Madison Art Society, the Clinton Art Society, and the Middletown Art Guild. She has participated competitively in many local and regional art shows and exhibits work along with presenting pastel painting demonstrations for the public. Her work is on display at Valentina's Home Designs on Main Street, Durham, CT.
She creates paintings utilizing a variety of media (pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor) and enjoys many genres (house portraits, landscapes, seascapes, wildlife).

For additional information please contact Christina Lutjen at: lutjenc@gmail.com

"Christina, When I saw your work, I knew I wanted to have our house painted by you. How surprised I was on my birthday! I can't imagine the time and effort you invested. Such attention to details - right down to the dogs collars. A special gift that I will always treasure. Fondly, ... A. Kaminski"

"From her pizza-night pencil drawing, Geary (Lutjen) has evolved into a talented pastel-and-oil painter, specializing in landscapes and home portraits ... serving as windows to bucolic landscapes and tranquil beach scenes - Middletown Press" - Jennifer Sprague

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