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Isa Kirk


 About the Artist Isa Kirk


isa at cheyenne fair oct 13 2012-400Drawing, especially portraits of people and animals, has been one of my passions since early childhood. Born and raised in Germany, I spent endless hours at home, in school, at art classes and later with a variety of personal teachers, improving my skills, if I was not sitting on a horse, that is. Not until I started using colored pastels in my early 30's, I also began to accepted commissions for portraits.

 

For many years, I was perfecting my art of combining multiple photos of people, animals and landscapes to harmoniously merge in one painting.  My workmanship gradually grew and expanded from producing mere representation of what is visible to the eye to feeling, embracing and magically expressing the very soul of the subjects being portrayed.

Since moving to the Black Hills of South Dakota in 1995, I created several portraits of our horses, especially my favorite Spanish Mustangs. Descendents of the famous war horses of the Spanish Conquistadors, they were treasured by the Native American tribes and made the early pony express rides and cattle drives possible, due to their hardiness and endurance. I simply love this breed for their smooth gates, surefootedness, intelligence and willingness to bond with us humans.

In 2007, I was inspired to reach for another level of skill, in the form of an order for a very different custom portrait - an ascended spiritual teacher. History knows him as the Count de St. Germain, the "Wonder Man" of Europe. No known portraits of him exist from that time. The painting was to portray the Master in his favored robe and colors as well as to include ancient symbols of Earth and Spiritual Growth.

Research, channeled information, as well as my own visions brought forth this first painting for the emerging series of Spiritual Visions. When finished, the 32" x 40", full body portrait had the most surprising effect on the viewers: "I know this man, he looks so familiar", they all said. This, I was told, surprising as it was to me at the time, is the very effect, the Masters of Light seem to have on all of humanity  consciously or not, our souls recognize them as our unconditionally loving guides to Enlightenment.

I love to portrait all living beings, visible and invisible to the human eye, by capturing the very essence of their being. Next to new portraits of animals and people, commissioned from all over the world, I am also working on the next Spiritual Vision. In May 2011, for the first time, I added a painting of bison roaming the hills, called "Spirits of the Hills" to the annual Custer Stampede Buffalo Art Auction. The buffalo art work of a multitude of different style artistsis is exhibited throughout the summer in and in front of businesses in Custer, SD and are auctioned during the September Art Festival (see the calendar of events)

This web site opens a new window and allows for much broader access and up close view into my custom portraits of animals, people, wildlife and the design of Spiritual Visions, all done with pastels. The online gift shop will offer high quality, personally signed, dated and certified Limited Edition Prints of my artwork. Some paintings inspired beautiful cards with seasonal greetings or words of wisdom.

Come see my and my art studio at Plenty Star Ranch  

Love and Light

 

Isa

You are an incredible woman, Isa! I feel the connection you have with spirit increasing each day as you continue your journey. I am so glad that our paths have crossed - Mary Gabriel, FL

Interesting perspective, never heard of flower essences. I do admire your calm spirit. You are certainly a most special person - Chad Lewis, CO

Scott told me stories of when he first met you while doing fairs. He said you were one of the few that he would get readings from because you were clear and you told it how it was. He was very impressed with your intuition and gifts - Mary Gabriel, FL

That was a most uplifting reading you gave me and I don't think that I have ever had one as happy and uplifting as that - Linsey Mclean, SD

I remember Isa doing healing sessions on me in Germany more than 16 years ago and never will forget that. It was the best experience ever - Sassia Niederste-Hollenberg, AZ

I felt very relaxed after the healing and slept very very well that night - Linsey McLean, SD

Danke, Isa. Also, thanks for the reading yesterday, wow, is all I can say - Judi Joba, SD

Thank you Isa for being such a wonderful friend and for all you have done! - Sassia, AZ

Hi Isa, thank you for the reading - it was accurate as the situation stands. - Elena

Hello, I had a very happy and uplifting reading that really made my day! - Christine

absolutely wonderful reading - Deanna

I am an energy worker and healer, so I can appreciate her assistance as we all need it regardless of what we do.- Amy

You were right on about the dog. I had no idea - my brother had just thrown that question my way with no explanation. I got the explanation late last night - very much a confirmation of your reading. - Kayte, SD

This was one of the best readings I have ever had! Isa you were on with every thought and feeling i have been having. thank-you so much! I will definitely call back...Jacquie