jen65180 I paint with my soul so that others may see the Light

Age: 75
Hometown: Columbus, OH
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BiographyGraduated North High School in Worcester, MA, attended Worcester Jr. College and Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. Enrolled in art classes at Old Lyme Academy of Fine Art in Old, Lyme, CT. Exhibited my work at Mystic Gallery, Old Lyme Gallery, East Lyme Gallery in Connecticut, Duke's Center for Documentary Studies and the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC in which I received awards for my photography from the assistant curator of the White House, the curator of the US Senate and the Freer Gallery. Also, attended a weekend seminar at Yale University for color and art and a weekend seminar at Trinity College, CT for poetry. Received write up in North High Gazette, regarding the "Out of the Box" exhibit,Dominated the Show. Won prize for third place showing in Guests Gallery's international show "Work of the New Year". I was chosen to enter the Liberte d'Expression competition in London. Many of my poems and photographs have been published in various magazines,
InterestsPainting, writing, music, photography, ballet, politics, walking/hiking, love animals, giving it back, Pawley's Island,SC which is my favorite beach.
MusicSoft Rock, Folk, some Country, Classical Piano, Beethoven,Don McLean's "Vincent", "The Rose", etc.
FilmsET, Scindler's List, The Goodbye Girl, My cousing Vinny, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Devil Wears Prada, The Fisher King, Glory, etc.
TelevisionLaw & Order (all of them), History Channel, Ancient Almanac, CNN, Mancy Grace, The Bachelor(go ahead and call me corny, Judging Amy, etc.
BooksGenius' Together in Paris, Homer's Ulysses, Percy Shelley Art Books, JD Salinger, John Grishams books, particularly "The Painted House", Joshua, etc.
HeroesCharles Saatchi, creator of the on line Saatchi Gallery for emerging artists and students, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, and all the unsung heros that give it back unnoticed.

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Lime ( Deleted user )

Nice Work jen.


A pleasure to discover your art. Very nice. Regards, Bud C


I love the kind of colourful paintings like yours ! Bravo ! Keep up the good work !!!Brischit

CreateReality ( Deleted user )

Thanks Janice.

CreateReality ( Deleted user )

Hi Janice, wonderful soul work. "The Raven" is one of my favorite, but I really like the sytle and color of all your pieces.


Thanks janice for your kind words, Awakened Angel is a lovely one, I like your colourful site, your paintings carrying lovely messages. Flame is a closeup shot, I shoot it with my cannon A610, it has macro to shoot closely, best wishes - ranjan


Hi just bin looking at your Artwork, I love the way your bold colours flow, Julie x


Can you describe what you mean by my work reminding you of retro and the seventies. I am curious.Thank you for your reply. janice


When I see your work, I get the feeling it is a little retro; the seventies! Nice colours. Best regards, Erlinde

George_Nikas ( Deleted user )

thanx a lot for yr nice words, keep up the good work!


Thank you. What a coincidence. I wss just reviewing your work. It steps out of the box. Very good. janice


Very good work. I like your figurative style and colors. Best regards, Robbie.


Thank you for taking the time to write to me and your description of my artwork. I opened you site and was confronted with Friends which was a kiss. I loved that painting, especially since I am a hopeless romantic. janice


Thank you for your beautiful descrption of my artwork. I viewed your art as well, and the same could be said for your owrk which I love!! Your art is like a never ending poem crowned with light and vibrant colors. janice


love your paintings, they are like a lovely swinging melody!

Ysr ( Deleted user )

I love the emotion and color in your art!.. OH.. and welcome! Here I go again, doing everything backwards! Good day! YSR


Your work is unusual and very interesting. Thank you for taking the tim eto view my work. I believe that the job of an artist is to show people a different way of seeing things. Your work does that. I really enjoyed it. janice nelson


Greetings - inspiring works


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