About the Artist
Claudia Gantenbein was born and raised in a little country called Switzerland. As a child, she was always funny, creative, happy, and encouraging to everyone around her. She loves the uniqueness of each person and helping them love themselves for it. Claudia always sees the positive in everyone.
For six years, Claudia together with her husband and kids, lived in South Carolina, US. Shortly into living there, she realized the difference in culture, people, and lifestyle. Different culture, yet we are all living in the same world. Different people, yet we are all created by the same God. Different lifestyle, yet we are all surrounded by the same daily challenges.
Claudia has always had a passion for art. As a school child she filled her notebooks with art, she painted wherever she thought more creativity was needed. Later doing arts and crafts with her kids, transforming people into their movie character, or bringing an empty canvas to life. Art brings color in this broken world – making this world a better place with art.
She started out with a career in pharmacy, then went back to school to become a professional make-up artist. She worked in movies, theaters, operas, and musicals. Additionally, Claudia started her own business as a makeup artist and handmade high-end jewelry. Afterwards she made an education as a Christian based individual personal coach. Parallel to it all, Claudia’s biggest joy is to be a wife and mother.
Claudia deepened her knowledge in the world of art at various schools in Switzerland, Germany, Holland and in the US. She succesfully graduated from the world renowed Milan Art Institute, Atlanta, US.
Today, she is a full-time artist in an amazing studio and her dream came true. So, if you would ask Claudia about her story, her answer will always be, never give up!
The world is a better place with art out from your heart!