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Artist George Jarvis


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Biography


I was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada and have spent the most of my life there.  I have been painting in oil and watercolour for the past forty plus years and teaching the art of painting for over twenty five years.
 
I am primarily a landscape painter in the realist/impressionistic vein.  My main focus is the Newfoundland coastal scene.  Having grown up in a succession of outport communities, I feel an affinity with the rugged coast line of this island.  I enjoy exploring the changing atmosphere and subtle variations in colour that make this landscape so fascinating. The rugged cliffs, the tranquil coves and the hidden visual gems have intrigued and inspired me for most of my life. I find great satisfaction in creating the opportunity in my paintings for others to see this island as I do.
 
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