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Artist Jane Hunt


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  • FASO Artist Website: http://janehuntart.com/

  • Year Born: 1970

  • Hunt's work is collected in eleven countries and is represented both in England and across the US.

  • Jane Hunt is a faculty member and demo artist at the 2016 Plein Air Convention.

  • Hunt enjoys teaching others how to plein air paint, and how to use those studies to create larger studio works. 2016 workshops just announced!

  • Price Range: $300.00 - $5,800.00

  • More info on Jane Hunt's FASO Connect profile






The Artist Says:


Even though I paint a lot of studies on location, my landscapes are actually less about describing a specific place than they are about the feelings evoked.  In an impressionistic, tonal style I try to convey the emotional connection that I had with each scene.
Moving cross-Atlantic three times in my early years, I spent much of my life with an underlying sense of homesickness.  This yearning propelled me to try to create a sense of ‘home’ within my landscapes.
Painting outside in the enormity of nature leads to a feeling of being connected to the divine and helps keep life in perspective.
My greatest hope is that my work gives its viewers this same sense of comfort and connectedness; a gentle place to rest.”
 



Dealers Say:


" I felt Jane's work contained simple wispy and haunting qualities that are reminiscent of Richard Schmid's work. There isn't exaggeration of color or any of the overkill that is present in a lot of landscape work.  Jane"s paintings have a feeling of being present that can only be achieved by painting from life." - Julianne Miller, Owner of Stoneheart Gallery, Evergreen, Colorado
 
"Jane Hunt has recently come on board with Mary Williams Fine Arts. I am honored to represent this fresh and skilled new artist. Her beautiful paintings are soulful , while being strong and sure.   After 20 years of owning Mary Williams Fine Arts Jane is that gift we all want.........talent, moxie, and a supportive attitude toward our business relationship. A true professional on every level." - Mary Williams, owner of Mary Williams fine arts, Boulder, Colorado
 
"I have had numerous conversations about Jane's work, especially with other artists who state "She has captured the essence of the scene" despite the fact they have never been there to witness the area under discussion. This is a testament to how Jane investigates nature and the effects of sunlight on her subject and expresses it on her canvas or board." - Dawn Lilford, Lilford Gallery, York, England



Other Artists Say:


 
" The first painting I saw of Jane's was "Boulder Furrows" which I loved. It has such a fine tonal quality that captured me immediately. Now I look forward to seeing her new work. I see a rising young talent here!" - Romona Youngquist
 
"With a confident use of texture and color, Jane’s landscape paintings beautifully combine subtle simplicity with bold, rich statements."
 - Barbara Jaenicke
 



Biography


“Even though I paint a lot of studies on location, my landscapes are actually less about describing a specific place than they are about the feelings evoked.  In an impressionistic, tonal style I hope to convey the emotional connection that I had with each scene.
Moving cross-Atlantic three times in my early years, I spent much of my life with an underlying sense of homesickness.  This yearning propelled me to create a sense of ‘home’ within my landscapes.
My greatest hope is that my work gives its viewers this same sense of comfort and connectedness; a gentle place to rest.”
 
Following her move from England to the US as a teenager, Jane Hunt received her B.F.A. in illustration from the Cleveland Institute of Art.
After working as an illustrator for several years Hunt eventually returned to her true love: landscape oil painting.
A sought after instructor, Hunt will again be a faculty member of the Plein Air Convention in 2017 and a demo artist/speaker at the Oil painters of America National Exhibition. 
Her work has been featured in Southwest Art, Fine Art Connoisseur, Art of the West, Plein Air Magazine and others.
Jane’s award winning paintings have been exhibited at notable galleries and museums internationally.
Now based in Colorado, she frequently paints plein air, and continues to be awed by the beauty surrounding her.
Hunt's work is represented by galleries in the US, as well as her native

Dusk until Dawn, Irvine Museum Exhibition, Irvine, California
Small Works Show, Howard Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, Washington
Laguna Plein Air Painter Invitational, Laguna Beach, California


Plein Air Artists of New Mexico, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico


American Women Artists, Tucson Desert Art Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Door County Plein Air Invitational, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
Best of Plein Air, Forest and Ocean Gallery, Laguna, California
Solo show, Mary Williams Fine Arts, Boulder, Colorado
Colorado Governor's Invitational, Loveland Museum, Loveland, Colorado
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