I am thrilled to introduce you to a talented local artist. We share a mutual love of animals and she captured me with her recent show.

She has morphed into a lady farmer of sorts with a menagerie of creatures as well as, a new budding creative career in photography that is getting highly esteemed praise.  

Enjoy getting to know 

Edwina Willis Fleming

Charlotte, North Carolina & Chester, SC

What is your training?

No formal training, I just a love of being in nature and with animals and my camera.

What inspires you and your designs?

I am very inspired by movement, color and light. I love to try and capture the pure essence and energy of a moving animal.

 
  
 

What is your favorite piece?

“Highlights.” I love the burnt out orange paint background of the old bull ring and the movement of his mane. (my favorite too…so stunning in person!)

How has the area influenced your work?

Being surrounded by nature on a daily basis. I also love to travel and be inspired by new places.

What is your favorite restaurant in your city?

I love farm-to-table style of food. Good quality and local. Luna’s living kitchen is my staple favourite to go to.

What is your favorite cocktail?

Pink champagne.

How do you balance personal life and work?

Thankfully they go hand-in-hand…somehow I usually always have my camera in hand!

Dream trip?

Sailing around a cluster of Islands such as Galapagos, Seychelles or the Greek Islands.

 

Dream commission?

To photograph the wild horses on Sable Island

and the big cats in Africa.

Your favorite host and hostess gift to give?

Being English I still love to give a Jo Malone candle or diffuser

or some good English tea!

Who is your style icon?

Christy Turlington – for her simple, effortless and classic beauty.

Your favourite up and coming artist?

I love the works of Karl Martens. He captures the spirit and energy of incredible birds in flight.

 
 

What is my most treasured possession?

Possessions are less important to me but my sisters are what I most treasure.

What are you reading?

I always have at least two books on the go. Currently Hourglass by Dani Shapiro

and The Plant Paradox by Steven Gundry.

What are you listening to?

Chainsmokers

and Coldplay.

What are your favourite blogs and publications?

I enjoy following all animal and nature instagrams such as Wildlife page, Natgeo,

Esther the wonder pig,

Loki the wolf dog

and Black Jaguar White Tiger.

See more of Edwina’s beautiful photography.  

Her website is under construction but she is currently being shown at Anne Nelson Fine Art in their Rooted show.

Her work is stunning! 

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One Response to Artist Spotlight Series: Edwina Willis Fleming
  1. Edwina is amazing! Her capacity to create & love is endless. What a gift she is to all who know this precious lady!


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