Corlia’s first conscious awareness of art, was when her older sister drew a portrait of her as a 5 year old. Corlia started drawing and copying pictures in fairy tales as soon as she could pick up a pencil. As a teenager drawing and doing crafts were a big part of her life. That combined with reading, playing wit… Read More
Corlia’s first conscious awareness of art, was when her older sister drew a portrait of her as a 5 year old. Corlia started drawing and copying pictures in fairy tales as soon as she could pick up a pencil. As a teenager drawing and doing crafts were a big part of her life. That combined with reading, playing with cousins and siblings and climbing trees made for a balanced childhood. She won her first art award in grade one, at the town fair, in grade 11 she won a small monetary award for an essay she wrote on relationships.
As a career she followed two intermingling roads, one in Interior Decoration and another in Graphic Arts. At times she taught drawing as an Instructor for Young Rembrandt, Inc. Her involvement with the Atlanta art world started after joining the Cafe Tutu Tango artists group, in 2003. While working as an artists at Cafe Tutu Tango, she took part in juried shows at the Atlanta Artist Center, Roswell Art Center and joined the Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia. Over the last ten years she exhibited in over 30 group and/or solo shows. She is an award winning artist with work hanging in households, in the USA, in South America, South Africa and Australia.
She was included in the “Man as Object, Reversing The Gaze” 2011 and “Artlines Fall, Limited Edition” 2012. Earlier in the twenty-first century she was included in article in “Bult”, South African, Freestate University Alumi Magazine, 2006, “(ajc)AccessAtlanta”, Jan.13 – 23, 2005, “South Cobb Arts Alliance Monthly Newsletter” Newsnotes February/March 2005; p2. She volunteered for the Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia as Blog and Newsletter Editor as well as Website Updates for a couple of years. Corlia created her first Phone and handheld app called “Toddler Faces” with her husband in 2013.
Right now she find herself working as a colorist for a shoe company and loving every minute. Read Less
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