Painting
Raleigh County
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Painting, Photography

Beni Holley

The inspiration for my paintings come from my life long love of animals, particularly dogs, bringing me to specialize in pet and animal portraits. Pets hold a special place in our hearts with their unconditional love and individual personalities. It brings me great enjoyment and satisfaction to capture that character and unique personality on canvas. 
I paint with acrylic and oil and many of my paintings come from photos that I have taken.

Biography

I am a life long resident of West Virginia. I live with my musician husband, two dogs, a flock of egg laying hens, and a small community of bee hives, on a little plot of land in Raleigh County where the creek runs through and the wildlife have taken up residence.

I am a self taught artist who attempted my first painting after retirement from a thirty-two year career as a certified professional pet stylist …. an example of the old adage, “it’s never too late to try something new.”

I am also a member of the Beckley Art Group and a juried Tamarack artist.