About the Artist

kristine-plum-1329278408-logo1Kristine graduated from the American Academy of Art where she studied watercolors with Irving Shapiro.  She later studied with Thelma Cornell Spain.

After graduating she worked as an illustrator for a Chicago ad agency, production artist and graphic artist.  Her illustrations have been in the Chicago Tribune and on full color packaging.

kristine plumHaving explored abstracts, landscapes, floral subjects, and various pet portraits, she is now focusing primarily on equine paintings.  As a horse owner, an active amateur dressage rider and competitor, she tries to capture the individuality of the horses she knows and loves.  She often can be found at the Lamplight Equestrian Center, Wayne Illinois showing her horse Prestige (Tigger) in Dressage.

Kristine’s paintings show strong use of color, giving life and vitgality to her equine subjects, and are displayed in homes nationwide.