Bio - All About Dawn
Dawn Obrecht is a 34 year
old fantasy artist who resides in Iowa in the U.S. She's happily married
to her soul mate and has 3 beautiful little girls, ages 10, 8 & 5. Dawn
has been painting fantasy art professionally for 4 years, but has been
drawing for as long as she can remember. She is self-taught and works
primarily in watercolors with some of her earlier works being done in colored
Her biggest influences are Amy Brown,
Thomas, Jessica Galbreth,
Becket-Griffith, Selina Fenech,
Bergkvist, Meredith Dillman
and all the artist friends she's made along her journey. The list is
ever-growing. You can find more on the Links
Her other interests include reading (her favorite authors are Danielle Steel,
V.C. Andrews, Anne Rice and Stephen King), cross stitch, beading, web surfing,
word puzzles and she is hopelessly
addicted to fantasy art forums and her LiveJournal.
Dawn has won a few awards for her art in the past few of years. She's
received 1st place finishings for her pieces My Only Friend and Lost in Memories
and 2nd place finishings for Seion, Over the Edge, Sweet Revenge and Pink Flora
(revised) in the 2008 Hamilton County Fair!! She has also received the
"Best Amateur Group" award at DemiCon 19 in 2008!! A real coup
She received a white ribbon at the local county fair in 2005 for The Sorceress and the Fall.
She won first place at the Mystical Moonlight Productions's Fall 2005 Psychic
Event for The Sorceress and the Fall. She's gotten a Moderator's Choice on
The Gift Faerie at Elfwood.
She got a white ribbon at the local county fair in 2006 for Stolen.
Dawn is honored to have been published in a few publications, including the back cover art for Faeries Through the Seasons
compiled by Christina Davis. She also has 4 other paintings in the
book too. Please see the Publications
page to see what has been published and where.
Dawn does do commissions on a limited basis. Please see the Commission
You can email her @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dawn has participated in an interview for Fantasy
Artists Emerging. Click here
to see the interview.
For usage information, please see the Usage page.
Some of Dawn's work can be purchased as journals, stickers, bookmarks, T-shirts
and more from Ellen
Paypal, money orders and checks are accepted. Please email
Dawn for address if sending money order or check. Check orders are held
until checks clear.
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