When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

Art Gallery


**I would love to paint for you! Email me at Katiewilson40@gmail.com and send me a pic or an idea you would like for me to paint

6×6 Box Frame Faith and Flowers collection

4×6 Box frame Faith and Flowers collection

Freedom, Faith and Flowers Collection

6×6 Box frame acrylic Faith and Flowers Collection

Portarmi in Chiesa (Italian “Take Me To Church”)

20×20 acrylic “Portarmi in Chiesa” (“Take Me To Church” in Italian)

Flowers and Faith

6×6 Box frame acrylic Faith and Flowers collection

Harvest Hollow/Annie Jo & Jackson

Live event painting has truly become my life metaphor! It is taking the journey before the people, starting over when necessary while the world watches, trusting that God knows what He’s doing more than I do. He leads; I follow! Painting in front of people is terrifying and thrilling all at once. I am often as surprised at the outcome as those observing the process:) It is such a blessing to get to pray for a couple the whole time I paint and last night blessed my socks off:) Thank you @anniejo25 @harvesthollowvenueandfarm @hollyjohnson5 for entrusting me with the blessing of capturing a priceless moment in paint! I will get the finishing touches on it and have it back to you next week! #thesearethemoments

“From The Ground Up” Harvest Hollow, Harvest Alabama

The imperfect Bride of the Perfect Christ

Crooked Steeple; Patchwork People

Harvest Time: A Time To Gather

“Picked”-For anyone who has ever felt “unpicked” it’s time to realize we are PICKED!

#2 Bolls of Cotton in Burlap

#1 Bolls of Cotton in Burlap

“Messy Church”-I think church was made for the messy ones who couldn’t quite color within the lines no matter how hard that tried 🙂 (that’s all of us by the way:)

It’s Harvest Time

(Lamb Lessons)

Lean On Me

Tiny Toes and Big Dreams

Collecting My Colorful Crazy

My first oil painting! A commissioned piece for precious newly weds. *Thank you Gina Brown Art for your art class.  http://ginabrownart.com/home.html

Abstract 3 panel. This one I have the joy of delivering with a prayer journal I kept while painting for the recipient.

First in “The Shack” series. Starting to paint my pieces for an art show in November.

check out the artist who taught my vacation art class: http://deborahpenceartist.com

Lily of the Valley Watercolor: Painting class in Kauai

**Check out the artist who taught my art class in Kauai: Deborah Pence


Guardian Angel Triptych (With Wings that Grow with the ones God Gives them)

Lavender Lambs (Lavender is the color of GRACE!)

Live Event Painting

“Nellie Nose Best” Happy Graduation to Anna from The Gibbons

“Flocks and Fields”

“Holy Cow”

“Everybody Welcomed” for Gay Gay


“Wild and Wonderful” Collection: #wildandwonderfulcollection A series of wildflower paintings around the theme BEAUTY FROM ASHES. Many species of wildflowers spring up and thrive in soil that is rich in ashes! A wild, beautiful mess emerges from the remains of forest fires. Ruins do sing; ruins do dance and from the ruins BEAUTY RISES!

#wildandwonderfulcollection White Fireweed is rare, wild and wonderful!


#wildandwonderfulcollection We collect things we value. Wildflowers collected in a vase. A beautiful mess!

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“Happily Ever After”-Wedding gift for the newly weds!


Full-Nesters (Week 52)


Faith Like A Child: Winter Into Spring (Week 51)


Kairos: Listen, Listen, Love, Love (Week 39)


Compassion: Compass + Passion (Week 38)


Spiritual Truths We Can Learn From Our Pets (Week 37) (Bella)

Watercolor elephant 11×14

(Week 31) Tutwiler Revival

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(Week 30) Reflection: The Bridge

(Week 29) Angels and the Nations


(Week 28) Hope: My Lighthouse


(Week 27) Family: A Blessing Board


(Week 26) The Best is STILL Yet to Come: Retirement


(week 24) Orlando Skyline: Encased in God’s Glory

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(Week 23) Dancing in the rain! “This is Living” Hillsong-“Black and White turns to color all around. All is new, in the Savior I am found”

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Sara and David-#PermanentlyPaulk-“God has made everything beautiful for its own time…” Ecclesiastes 3:11

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(Week 22) Give-guest artist-Virginia Wilson

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Kim and her horse!

Week 21-Aunt Leta and Two-shoes

(Week 20) Freedom Writers: A Painting Paired with our Pens

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CoCo with Finishing Touches



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Friends, art and Mexican food-#TheGoodStuff



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Could Our Name Define Who We Really Are? (Week 19) 2016

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Kylee Collage


The Art of Mothering (Week 18) 2016


“Let the Children Come to ME…” (Week 17) 2016

Week 16-Trying to Capture the Greatness of God is Like Trying to Lasso the Moon 2016

Week 15-Running with the Giants (Week 15) 2016 #GiantsSeries

Aunt Kimmy’s Painting

A cat named WART! By the way, the cat was the hardest thing I have painted so far!

Week 14-“Apple of Gold in Setting of Silver”

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“Whispers and Wind, Water and Waves” (Week 13) 2016

“Juno” in the Breeze

Where do you see the greatest need for reconciliation in your liife?

Week 12- Easter Offers Reconciliation

Week 11-Know Your Why

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Honey From a  Lion’s Carcass: Just another way to say, “Beauty from Ashes” (Week 9) 2016

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5 Things I learned in Prison: Butterflies and Barbed Wire (Week 8) 2016


Happy Valentine’s Day To Those Who Will One Day Hold My Children’s Hearts Forever! (Week 7) 2016

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Joshua Tree (Week 6) 2016


“Owl” always love you! (Week 5) 2016

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View from “The Happy Place”: Costa Rica (Week 4) 2016


God-Colors in Costa Rica: Rainbow Eucalyptus (Week 3) 2016

Week 3-What’s in your Oxcart? (Week 2)

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Fruit of Freedom (Week 1) 2016




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