Stuart, FL

Chris Kling has worked as a professional artist since 1978 and has received numerous awards and commissions for her landscapes and portraiture throughout the US and with the Portrait Society of America. Chris works in oil primarily in a traditional manner but with a contemporary flair through color, composition, value, and application of paint She is presently on the faculty of the Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum in Tequesta, FL teaching Plein Air and Oil Portraiture.  Chris has a gallery and studio in Kling Gallery, Wine & Decor in Stuart, FL and is represented by Palm City Art & Frame as well as Jean Daniels Fine Portraiture. Painting, to her, is reaching out to find the common emotional connection between all of us.  You may see her work at