About Warren


 In 1976, after eight years of teaching university art, Warren Cullar resigned his position to pursue a career as a full-time artist.

Friends and family all told him, “You can’t make a living as an artist!” but Warren turned a deaf ear. For the next 40 years, Warren was a street artist traveling from art festivals to art shows. He moved his own artwork, displays, and tents a dozen shows a year. Most of his shows were in Texas, Colorado, and a few were in California.

Today, these types of art shows no longer fit his lifestyle, but he is still creating and selling his art worldwide. Warren and his wife Kitty Biel, a CPA and travel agent, live in Wimberley, Texas and travel the world, always looking for new adventures and inspiration.



“The studio,” the word itself creates images of lighted spaces, brushes, paint tubes on tables cluttered with tools, papers, sketch books and objects of all kinds from butterfly wings, to sea shells. That describes my studio. Some might consider it a romantic place to work, but for me it’s a functional place to work.

My studio always has something going on. It may be apparent, but if you look closely you will see a painting on the easel, a sketch book open with an ink line drawing in process or an etching waiting for watercolor on my desk. I work in the studio and keep it in a presentable order. I like my space to be organized, but when work is being done I am not aware of the clutter. When work gets put on hold, it’s time to cleanup.

I’ve had a home studio since I was a student. It is a place to create and have “show and tell.”

I created a simple easel out of a 4’x8’ sheet of plywood. Paintings rest on pegs and can be changed in seconds - simple and it works. Acrylic paints are on a thick glass palette in a Tupperware box with an air-tight lid. Tools are in drawers, supplies of all kinds are in cabinets.

You may find me at 2:00 am sitting quietly drawing or water-coloring an etching. My studio is always ready to go to work. Visit me in the studio. I don’t mind an audience.


Warren Cullar and Kitty Biel have a unique love story that began at one of Warren's art parties. Kitty wanted to buy one of Warren's watercolor paintings but preferred to negotiate a deal rather than pay full price. Warren, intrigued by Kitty's profession as a CPA, proposed a trade: Kitty would spend two hours with Warren's bookkeeper, Cary, and the value of that time would be deducted from the price of the painting. They agreed, sealing the deal with a handshake. Reflecting on this moment, Warren realizes that if Kitty had simply paid the full price, they might never have crossed paths again.

Their relationship blossomed, and they celebrated their 25th anniversary on Valentine's Day. Early on, Kitty developed a routine of joining Warren in his studio after work, sharing a glass of wine, and providing feedback on his paintings. Warren was pleasantly surprised by Kitty's keen eye for composition and design. He describes Kitty as his muse, and they live and work together, sharing a deep love and appreciation for each other's company. Warren considers Kitty to be the most interesting woman he has ever met, and their partnership is a testament to their compatibility and mutual admiration.