“Painting gives me much joy. To paint my vision I experiment with color, shape, and texture. The possibilities are limitless when I can combine acrylics, watercolor, inks, textures, mediums, and found objects. The experimentation is fun and the end result is exciting.”
Doris Sisk is an award winning artist in acrylic and mixed media. After graduating from Oklahoma City University with a BA degree in Education she spent the first 15 years of her marriage moving around the United States and raising a family. During those years, she took some art classes won some awards. In 1971, Doris and her family moved to Huntsville. She attended the University of Alabama Huntsville where she took some art and interior decorating courses. From 1974 to 1977 before becoming a REALTOR, she was an interior decorator. Doris was a highly successful, well-known REALTOR for over 20 years until she retired in 2003. She loved art, so retirement gave her the time to explore it again. She took watercolor and Chinese painting classes and enjoyed these mediums until she took an abstract workshop. She found so much joy in having the freedom to explore and create her visions with all the different kinds of paints and mediums available. She loves to teach some of these techniques she has learned. Doris works out of her home studio and exhibits in local venues as well as exhibits in the Huntsville Art League Gallery and the Orange Beach Art Center. She is a member of the Huntsville Art League, Orange Beach Art Center, Quayside Gallery in Pensacola, and a signature member of the Watercolor Society of Alabama.