About the Artist
Eileen McKeon Butt is an Austin, TX-based contemporary artist whose diverse styles of artwork range from dynamic science images to expressive abstract painting, as well as realistic portraiture. Depicting the inner character and energy of her subjects is what motivates her - whether the subject is a still life, a portrait, or scientific phenomena. She is an award-winning science artist, whose work has been featured at Art Science Gallery in Austin, TX. She has studied art at Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, PA, and the Austin Museum of Art School, and Art + Academy in Austin, TX, where she has also been a teacher. She has been a member of the Creative Arts Society since 2009, a member of the Austin Visual Arts Association since 2014, a member of the SciArt Initiative since 2016, and a member of the International Association of Astronomical Artists since 2016.
From chaos grewNew energy unfoldedInaugurating hopeI’m learning how to surf this new wave of cautious positivity – it’s both scary and exciting, and it can’t be ignored. My ongoing body of work started in a super unsettled time, but continues with a gain of energy that keeps growing, leading into something dynamic and bigger than before. Join me for the adventure. Surf’s up!