June Floren Pritchard was born in
Bristow, Oklahoma and studied art education at the University of Oklahoma.
She has been drawing and painting since her childhood but started her
serious painting career in 1981, after the loss of her husband. She
discovered watercolor as her favorite medium and loves the challenge of
subjects: florals, landscapes, portraits, still lifes and a variety of
animals. Her well known "real and fanciful chickens" are an example of
She has studied extensively in other countries such as Italy and Yugoslavia
with Milford Zornes, France and Mexico with Sheila Parsons, Greece
with George Kountoupis and also studied with Robert E. Wood, Eric Michaels,
Charles Sovek and Delbert Gish to name a few.
"I enjoy painting what I love and then discovering that others find
pleasure in my work."