CJ Latta

CJ Latta

C.J. Latta is a native Texan, born and raised in Fredericksburg, a member of a fifth generation ranching family.

After earning a Master of Arts Degree, Latta spent years as an artist and illustrator, including thirteen years as an award-winning medical illustrator and animator for Dr. Denton Cooley in the Houston medical center. In 2001, Latta returned to Fredericksburg to her grandfather’s ranch, where she now paints fulltime in her studio on Landrum Creek.

Her subjects are truly Texan, and she prefers large, mural size canvases. She is represented by Fredericksburg Art Gallery in Fredericksburg, and by Prellop Fine Art Gallery in Salado. Her work has appeared in Southwest Art, Art of the West, Art Talk, Sports Afield, Wildlife Art News, and Country Lifestyle. She has been a Federal Duck Stamp finalist and a nominee for Texas State Artist of the Year.