Marilyn Sholin
The Artists Touch (Corel Painter)

Marilyn Sholin BIO:

After 25 years as a professional portrait photographer with a successful 2600 sq foot studio, Marilyn changed careers and directed her creativity toward fine art digital painting and then took it further by painting on the canvas creating mixed media. Her original and spontaneous art immediately became a hit with collectors and commissioned pieces of art. Marilyn’ s art has been published, and articles about her work have been featured in magazines, books, posters, greeting cards, and gift items. Her fine art prints are exhibited in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and Europe. She has been exhibited in airports, galleries and other juried shows. Marilyn conducts location workshops, and speaks to photography organizations throughout the continental United States, Canada and Europe. She was chosen to train the Department of Defense graphic artists. Her articles and images have been featured in Imagine publications, Shutterbug, Rangefinder, and a variety of other international magazines. She has authored books on the art of portrait photography and digital painting with various publishers. Marilyn’s paintings have won Best of Show at the juried Grace Gallery and have also hung in the Asheville Airport Gallery. She is also a local favorite artist at the Woolworth Walk Gallery and the Kress Emporium. She also exhibits at local breweries and wine stores. To her credit Marilyn is the only artist with honors in three worlds of art: digital art, portrait photography and acrylic paintings. She is recognized as a Master Photographer with Professional Photographers of America and a Corel Painter Master Elite for her mastery with digital art and lastly, she is a Golden Artist Educator for Golden Paints for her expertise in acrylic painting. She is the only one in the world with all three honors. She encourages everyone to always “Be Fearless” Her art is available year round at: Woolworth Walk Art Gallery Asheville NC Kress Emporium Gallery Asheville NC Walk in the Woods Gallery Hendersonville NC

Degrees and Recognition:

Corel Painter Master ELITE

PPA M.Photog.Cr.

PPA Certified Professional Photographer (CPP)

Florida Degree of Photographic Excellence FSWPP

(Fellow of Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International UK)

Golden Artist Educator Professional certified by Golden Acrylic Paints

LINKS and Social Media:

FACEBOOK: Marilyn Sholin and Marilyn Sholin Art