RANI GARNER grew up in Phoenix AZ, the desert environment made her appreciate the trees of rural Georgia that now fill her canvasses.  She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Arizona State University and has been painting professionally since 1989.  The focus of her artwork is capturing the essence of light.   Her paintings often feature a dazzling glow of sunlight glimpsed through trees.  

Education  1980-1984 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Arizona State University                   summa cum laude   “Outstanding Graduating Senior in Drawing,” 1984


Collections (partial list)

Baptist South Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Bank of America corporate art collection, Atlanta, Georgia

Wachovia Financial Services, Atlanta, Georgia

Marriott Hotel, Columbus, Georgia

Hayes/Howell Architects, Southern Pines, North Carolina