Artist Cary Jurriaans

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Cary lives in Langley, Whidbey Island, she was born and raised in the Netherlands and grew up among some of the most beautiful art in the world.  
Formal art training : 
Seattle Academy of Fine art, now Gage Academy. 
The Florence Academy of Art, Italy
Numerous workshops.
Cary operates the Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio which brings world class artists to Whidbey to teach classic and contemporary drawing and painting techniques. She moved to the US from her native Holland many years ago. The Dutch paintings she grew up with as a child still have an influence on her paintings today, although she has evolved in very much her own style.
Signature Member of Puget Sound Group Northwest Painters 
Cary is the first female member invited to join this historical group of artists. Established in 1928 by founders Eustace Ziegler and Kenneth Callahan, the PSGNWA bears the distinction of being one of the first associations of traditional fine art painters and sculptors in the United States. The group has played a major role in strengthening and sustaining the visual arts in the Pacific Northwest through scholarships, mentorship, community service and celebrated artworks. Other memberships:
Oil Painters of America 
Portrait Society of America
American Women Painters.
Cary’s work has been exhibited in numerous juried shows among others Oil Painters of America and the Poncho Invitational in Seattle.  Her work is in private collections in the US and Europe. In 2005 Cary started the Fall City Fine Art Studio, a workshop and classes educational school for high end representational art.
It was relocated from Fall City to Langley on Whidbey Island and renamed Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio (WIFAS). It has now been in business for 13 years and has built a great reputation. GALLERY REPRESENTATION: COLE GALLERY, EDMONDS  PUGET SOUND GROUP OF NW ARTISTS 

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