Size: 12"W x 9"H x 0.25"D
Year Created: 2014
An alla prima morning color study in oils with three pears. I left the white of the gessoed panel showing through at the bottom. This is in contrast to the rich warm whites that the pears are in. Inspired by Cezanne's apples, and how he uses color to turn form.
Janet is an award winning, professional fine artist who is passionate about painting. Born and raised in Staten Island, NY, Janet went to High School of Art & Design in NYC. After graduating Pratt with a BFA in painting Janet worked as a graphic designer for major name brand manufacturers in NY creating packaging, catalogs, and websites. Through this period she never stopped painting. Currently Janet is painting events every weekend mainly in the NY tristate area. Her studio has taken over the living areas of the house. Janet serves on the board of directors at the Orange County Arts Council and is an advocate for local arts in her community. She runs a figure drawing group at the Seligmann Center and Milkweed Community space in Sugarloaf, NY. Janet is also passionate about being outdoors, gardening, and cooking.