Nora Bushong Larimer
Best known for her watercolors, Nora Bushong Larimer has spent time painting on location all over the U.S. From rural and coastal Maine, to the forests of Pennsylvania, the Amish Farms of Ohio, to Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico, as well as abroad in S. E. Asia and Belize, Central America. This broad experience has helped to shape her bold fresh watercolors and oils of natural landscapes, florals, and fish.
Nora Bushong Larimer, currently living in Buena Vista, CO grew up in a farming community in Illinois. Nora studied at Illinois State University and Principia College and graduated with a B.A. in studio art in 1975. Since then, she has added extensive coursework to her experience, including print-making and graduate level courses in drawing, painting, and art history. A professional artist since 1976, she has also had her own custom framing business since 1981. She has taught watercolor classes on location and from her various studio-galleries for 30 years, in addition to being a watercolor and oil painting instructor at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, IL. Nationally recognized, Nora has won numerous awards at juried shows and festivals throughout the U.S.
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