Artist and Author

The Artist

Cherries 3 Small 1, Contemporary Fine Art, Acrylic Painting

Cherries 3 Small 1, Contemporary Fine Art, Acrylic Painting

Katrina Parker Williams lives in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, with her husband and mother.  Katrina graduated from East Carolina University with a Master’s in English Education in 1998.  She taught English at a community college for over 20 years while painting in oil, acrylic, and watercolor during her free time.   When a she was diagnosed with kidney failure in 1997, she continued to work full time until her medical condition forced her to leave her teaching job in 2013.  From that point on, she began to paint on a daily basis.  Katrina is primarily a self-taught artist, studying the works of other artists and viewing many art videos online to help her improve her craft.  She would describe her artistic style as contemporary realism.  She likes to create art that reflects the subtle beauty hidden in everyday objects.

The Author

Bootlegger Haze--Book One

 

Katrina Parker Williams is a former English Instructor at a community college.  She is a Barton College graduate with a B.S. in Communications and a Masters of Education in English from East Carolina University.  She is also the author of several fictional novels, short story collections, and short stories.  Her works have appeared in Charlotte Viewpoint, Muscadine Lines, Usadeepsouth, and on the Wilson Community College websiteHer writings have also been published at The Saints’ Placenta, All Things Girl, Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Patchwork Path: Treasure Box, and Pens on Fire.   

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Hi, I’m interested in writing several e-books and I am working on getting them published. Love your blog. .I’ve nominated you for the beautiful blogger award. Read my blog for 06/25.2012. Thanks.

    Reply

  2. Hi Katrina, I’ve nominated you for the Shine On Award:

    http://sunmountainreviews.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/nomination-for-the-shine-on-award/

    I’d love to do a promo post for your work on my blog sometime soon!

    Reply

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