11 x 14
Available through Mary Williams Fine Arts, Boulder, CO
Jennifer paints in various mediums – but is most at home, outside with nature and oil paint. She is a fourth-generation Colorado native and has degrees in engineering and mathematics. Creating artwork is an expansion on her technical skills and, often, her most challenging and rewarding.
This painting was, ironically, painted the day after she had turned in her artwork for plein air event in Westcliffe, Colorado, and she just wanted to get out for more. Fortunately, for Jennifer, one of her aspen paintings won best of show from the awards judge, Leon Loughridge, who noted its light, color and freshness.
While spending her career in the technical fields of engineering and research, Jennifer had a goal to retire young so that she could pursue what she loved. Nearly 15 years ago, Jennifer quit “working for the man,” to pursue her art full time. She teaches painting, competes in plein air events and shows, and also creates original needleart designs that she travels throughout the country to teach.
Jennifer is a board member of Plein Air Artists of Colorado (PAAC) and member of the American Impressionist Society, Pastel Society of Colorado, and Oil Painters of America. She has won numerous awards in local and national exhibitions.
“I prefer painting from life – en plein air. Painting is exploring and discovering, healing and learning, admiring and preserving. As a painting takes on its own voice, it becomes a living experience with each brushstroke a breath toward its creation. I love to paint and I hope that my artwork communicates the experiences that I have and captures the very essence of the beautiful world through my eyes and interpretation.”
View more of Jennifer’s paintings online at ArtofSunshine.com.