Title: Portrait Artist
Company: Dorothy Sitka Studio
Location: Houston, TX United States
Dorothy Sitka, Portrait Artist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in portrait art.
Ms. Sitka has been a professional artist for more than 20 years, painting portraits, landscapes and seascapes using oil and watercolors. Prior to becoming a full-time artist, she worked in the clerical field. Ms. Sitka is a traditionally trained artist, and paints commissions. She will travel to clients or have them send in photos or visit her studio to complete her work. Often, she creates art for corporate and business patrons, as well as catalog covers. Her trademark style is the ability to reach into a subject’s soul and display that in the painting, resulting in a realism rarely seen by other painters. She is affiliated with the Houston Art League, the Portrait Society of America, the Texas Watercolor Society, Texas Women Painters and Petroleum Club of Houston.
One project Ms. Sitka is completing in 2016 is for the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization is Houston, in which she was asked to paint four portraits. She received a bachelor’s degree from Turner Art Studio. Ms. Sitka enjoys painting lifelike portraits because she is able to evoke the warmth and emotion of her subject. She sees these paintings as a way to remind people that they are loved. She discovered her love for painting early on in life, where she realized she could draw people’s faces around her with accuracy.
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