Maureen Kerstein

Maureen E. Kerstein

"The sea, the waves breaking on the shore, and the movement of the water as it ebbs on a sandy beach: these are my inspirations that I capture as I paint. In order to accomplish this, I allow the painting to take on a life of its own by turning the color loose to mingle and flow freely over the surface of the paper. "

Inspired by water and coastal landscapes, Maureen Kerstein's paintings spark the imagination by capturing the essence of her subject.

She begins each painting by preparing a mixture of fresh colors on a palette. As she applies the paint to paper, she sprays and pours water, allowing the two to mix. The intensity of paint application, water movement, and even the weather can highly influence the direction and final outcome of the painting.

With Kerstein's formal education in Occupational Therapy, the artist has taught, published articles, and used her interest in art as a teaching and therapy tool. She developed her unique techniques from many painting hours in her studio.

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Shell Island
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 750
Cherished
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 350 - $ 625
Intricacy
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,875
Journey
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,475
Exquisite
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 850
Heather
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,200
Beginning
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 850
Rose Quartz
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,200
Changes
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,800
Complementary
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 450
Indigo
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 650
Observation
Acrylic Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 750
Gorgeous
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,200
Blue and Silver
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 650
Evening Storm
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 125 - $ 625
Advice
Watercolor Painting

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 1,800
Seaside
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 125 - $ 625
Beautiful
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 125 - $ 550
Mystic Sea
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 125 - $ 625
Ocean Waves
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 125 - $ 425
Breathe
Giclee Print

by Maureen Kerstein
$ 125 - $ 625
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
1st Place Award at Savannah Art Exhibition, Savannah, GA, USA, Paces Showroom, 2010
Florida Watercolor Society, Delray Beach, FL, USA, Juried Exhibition, 2008
Southern Watercolor Society, Panama City, FL, USA, Juried Exhibition, 2008
Metro Montage, Marietta, GA, Marietta Museum of Art, 2014
Georgia Watercolor Signature Exhibition, Atlanta, GA, Oglethorpe Museum, 2014
Collections
Westin Hotel Collection, Westin Hotel, Savannah, GA, USA, 2009
Grand Lakes Marriott Resort, Marriott, Orlando, FL USA, 2009
Memorial Hospital, Art Purchase, Savannah, GA USA, 2008