Risa Waldt

Women Artists of the West, Signature member   


“A native Tucsonan, I grew up in the desert. While riding on my horse along the Rillito River, I soaked up a vision of the desert that pursued me until I began painting to express it. There are many paintings pursuing me still. I paint at Grand Canyon and Sedona each year. Light and color are my loves .In my 40+ years painting, my favorite is Plein Air altho’ I have drawers full of drawings to turn into paintings as my studio work. My main medium is paint on paper, canvas, and wal