Christi M. Dreese is a contemporary painter living in Michigan. Her distinctive style radiates joy and expresses the laid-back spirit of lakeshore life. Born and raised in the Grand Haven area, Christi has been surrounded by this beautiful place all of her life. As a result, her work reflects the influence of the landscape. She is definitely one of our local treasures. You will find colorful landscapes, flowers and abstract paintings brought to life with vibrant color. You will see that her themes include many of the colors and scenes from the local area, including water and boating. Her bold use of blues, bring you to the lakeshore no matter where you live.
Growing up, Dreese received several awards for her artwork. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and Business Major from Aquinas College. Dreese’s artwork has been in several exhibitions. She is a recipient of various awards from the Grand Rapids Regional Festival of Arts and Grand Haven’s Winterfest Juried Exhibits. Ms. Dreese’s artwork can be found in numerous private and corporate art collections throughout the United States.