Navigating the line between abstraction and realism, Molly Cranch’s paintings are infused with light, air, and atmosphere. Inspired by motherhood and nature, common subjects include complex botanical forms and delicate gestural renderings of birds and other animals. Molly Cranch received a BFA in painting from Washington University in St. Louis, a K-12 certificate in art education from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is a certified yoga instructor. In her capacity as a professional artist, she has exhibited paintings in galleries at the local, national and international level for over 20 years. She is working on illustrating her first children’s book.