Yvonne Mendez's Bio
Mendez graduated with a Fine arts degree from St. Mary’s Dominican College .Living In Atlanta Georgia she pursued studies with Russian master Marc Chatov. Marc has been a great influence in her development. Under his nurturing tutelage she developed a strong style that shows a feeling for color and bold brushwork. Always appreciating works by Sorolla and Sargent she strives for continuous growth.
Painting with confidence, application of juicy brushstrokes and strong composition
she hopes the viewer will be seduced.
Mainly a studio painter Mendez is greatly influenced by the surroundings in Santa Fe as she continues her works of her beloved animals, modern still life compositions and dancers.
Mendez has exhibited throughout the United States and is currently represented in galleries in the southeast, Gallery 1401 Chattanooga , Tennessee, Anne Irwin Fine Art Atlanta Georgia, and Shain Gallery Charlotte , North Carolina. Bobby Beals and Co. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Born in Tampa, Florida, she lives in Santa Fe, New Mexic