About me and my background – part three by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

In January 2017 I left my job of 14 years! It was like a massive weight had been lifted off my shoulders, I knew an art career was going to be the toughest thing I could of ever have chosen to pursue but I had to do it. It was always in me to make it happen. I was just terrified to take that leap but had finally done it! I spent the first five months exploring a bit whilst spending time enjoying time with my beautiful little man, trying to make up for the first few months of his- ...Read More

About Me & Why I became an Artist – part two by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

But it never happened.....I ended up training to become a retail manager, bought a home at twenty one and got engaged to a lovely man (but the relationship didn't last long) although I was grateful for a home which I kept and run by myself for the next seven years. But then I was stuck struggling to keep my home running on my own with no money or time to keep my art going I was always so tired. I needed to carry on with my job in retail & get promoted, so during this time Painting was a hobby- ...Read More

My background and why I became an artist by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

Growing up in the Somerset countryside, surrounded by beautiful rich landscapes, my home as a child was situated right next to fields of blackcurrants, corn and cattle. A small village in south somerset which also had a country park an a quarry of Hamstone that was less than an hour away from many beaches and juarrissic coastlines. Looking back I feel this was taken for granted as a child but I appreciate it more and more as an adult. My connection with art and nature has always been strong one because of this so organically my expressionist paintings incorporate this- ...Read More
still life, Flowers in a vase 80 x 60 cm acrylic on canvas by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

This Week @Emily Duchscherer Kirk Art

Good Afternoon Ladies and gents, Just a quick update on what's going on this week and a sneak peak into this month. Can you believe it's February already?   In the Studio So this week I'm working on two small abstracts with a bit more of a natural colour palette, except GOLD, yes my gold obsession continues this month. I think it just brings a bit of extra specialness, if that's really a word. The other two paintings small paintings I'm hoping to complete in the next week are flowers in a vase canvases based on a still life I- ...Read More