Visual Artist; Painting Coach, Intuitive Energy Painter, Illustration
Tonya creates paintings that reflect spiritual concepts, visions, and landscapes of the mind.
Her main focus in on Personal Energy Portraits which are psychic readings of your personal energy captured on canvas. The imagery is of the visions she sees while reading your energy. These readings give insight into your personality, personal obstacles, and challenges while directing you to your path of least resistance, helping you along your spiritual journey.
She works with watercolors as well, which permit her to delicately describe nature. Tonya enjoys working outdoors and directly from nature, noticing the play of colors and accurately describing her subject matter.
Tonya Henderson received training from the Flint Institute of Art in Flint MI, The Dubner Training School in Hackensack NJ, and The Colorado Institute of Art, in Denver CO, where she obtained a degree in Visual Communications.
She began her career as a Graphic Designer at WJRT-TV12 in Flint and worked for advertising agencies, design firms, and marketing in Michigan, Colorado & Virginia. Tonya created set designs, show open/closes, corporate logos, art for documentaries, murals, billboard designs, newspapers, brochures, and more.
Later, Tonya began to focus on painting, creating works in watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media. She has exhibited her work across the U.S.A.. and currently resides in MI. Tonya is the owner of Creative Spirit Studios and the PaintingPoet.Etsy.com, and is an instructor at the Flint Institute of Art in acrylic painting courses.