The Award Winning Artist, Phyllis Verhyen, has been a successful artist with over 40 years of experience. Starting in 1977 as a sign business owner on College Avenue, serving many area Fox Valley accounts for 23 years. To enhance her drawing and portrait painting skills, she attended the Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art. After 3 ½ years of intensive study and graduated in 2008. Continuing education included outdoor plein air painting, adding new color study and insight, as a Water’s Edge Artist member.
Phyllis has achieved her goals to paint any subjects she desires in oil, acrylic and hand lettered signs. Her “Appleton Farm Market” oil painting is her claim to fame. The painting was awarded the Best In Show in the Appleton Farmer’s Market Trout Meusum 2011 Plein Air Exhibit, in conjunction with the Jack Richeson Gallery, Kimberly. This painting was also the featured cover in both the DOWNTOWN APPLETON GUIDE 2014 and the FARM FRESH ATLAS of Eastern Wisconsin 2015. The painting is available as a limited edition, Fine Art Giclee reproduction print. Five more unique Appleton market paintings were added for a completed set of six. You may view her large variety of 35 different subjects, all available for purchase as Fine Art Giclee reproduction prints at www.inkdroparthaus.com.
Artwork is also on display and for purchase at Coventry Glassworks & Gallery and Foxley`s Gallery LTD. Both are located on College Avenue in Appleton. Giclèe's Fine Art Prints and cards are also available at The Trout Museum of Art.
Make an appointment to discuss your own custom paintings, print and note cards. Subjects are unlimited. Decorate our home or business with the custom paintings you have always dreamed of.
Phyllis and her husband Dennis are from Appleton where they raised their four children and have nine grandchildren. They reside at their county home in Greenleaf, WI.