Web Exclusive: Alice Gatewood Waddell

By Andee Rudloff - iReporter | 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Alice Gatewood Waddell has developed an artistic style that appeals to a variety of collectors. Primarily known for her mixed media designs, Waddell seeks to incorporate positive messages regarding family, unity, and spiritual celebration to both move and inspire the viewer.

"As far back as I can remember I wanted to do art," stated Alice. "As an African artist, I portray works that remind us of the past and present struggles, and accomplishments, of an oppressed race. Many of my creations are simply commentaries on both rural and urban life experiences."