Claudia Punter is born in Rome, Italy, to Swiss parents. She grew up in Switzerland and traveled extensively through Europe and North Africa.

 

1993 she immigrated to Alberta, Canada.

In 2000 Claudia started with soapstone carving and in December 2013 she began with acrylic painting and soon after added watercolor painting as well.

 

She attended many workshops. Her teachers Bonny Roberts, Dianne Bersea, Sandra Albo, Alice Core, Denise Soule, Sue Whittaker, Valerie Rogers, Peter Scott, Paul Butvila and Terry Isaac gave her courage to go the way of painting and art, gave her lots of inspiration and help.

 

Her tremendous love for all creatures, for people, animals and plants, the whole beauty of nature with all the colors, sounds, smells, tastes, shapes and expressions shows in her art.

 

Claudia lives and works in Osoyoos, British Columbia. Currently she is a member of "Artists on Main" and an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, FCA.

She has a permanent exhibition of paintings and sculptures at the Okanagan Art Gallery in Osoyoos, BC.

 

Her work has been in art shows, galleries and wineries throughout the Okanagan Valley.

 

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