Gloria Ester's love of nature, and the world, came from an early age, living out in the country surrounded by animals and wildlife.
She was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, where she still resides with brush in hand, and her 3 Chihuahuas.
She started painting at the age of 19, and is a self taught, realistic to impressionistic artist. She is best known for her 10 minute paintings, and her palette knife paintings. Specializing mainly in acrylics, and painting a little of everything, from landscapes, to still-life's, and even some plein air. While she uses both brushes and palette knives for her art, she mostly enjoys working with palette knives, for their ability to create quick and impressionistic paintings.
Apart from painting she also enjoys photography, and likes to walk through her yard photographing the large array of wildlife that lives in the surrounding flora.