Tommie Flannery Baskis
My name is Tommie Flannery Baskis and I am an author, painter and photographer who began her creativity at an early age. I am a native of Southern Indiana who was inspired by the
Ohio River, the beautiful hills I hiked and camped upon and the variety of
trees, flowers and insects that were abundant throughout the
As a young girl I have
always been intrigued with exploring the" rural path ". I have a great
curiosity for old, abandoned places and the fragments that are left behind from
people's lives. "..Tommie's photography reflects an ethereal composition which
illuminates the spirit in nature. The images bring to light the timeless soul
and story that has been forgotten."
As a published author, my book "The Abandoned Story" reflects upon the history and story of abandoned places and mid-west river towns, forest roads, old cemeteries, rural routes and the "the story that was left behind and forgotten" with beautiful photographs, poetic prose and historical accounts.
I have six featured poems on Rutger Hauer's Official Website in Soap Box Poets.
My paintings utilize a
dry brush effect with much layering to achieve the fine detail prominent in my
work. I choose to mix with three primary colors to attain the many hues that
I have exhibited and created commissioned paintings, photographs and murals for many businesses, designers and individuals in California, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana.
At the present, I am available for collaborating with art galleries, art/interior designers, art brokers and collectors. My services include photographing business and promotional presentations, fantasy/glamour/portrait and special events and happenings.
Contact me for further inquiries-