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 a professional fine artist 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 resides in Warwick, NY with her two kids, husband and an enormous labradoodle. The main living areas of the house have been taken over as her studio. 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 in Sugarloaf, NY. Janet is also passionate about being outdoors, gardening, and cooking. Life is mud luscious and puddle wonderful.– e.e. cummings Here is a blogpost by Leslie Fandrich about her art..