Artist J.A. Ware

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.jawareart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $384.00 - $9,280.00
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"I have been focusing on painting two series of paintings for the past several years.  One series is a sunset series.  The other I refer to as an orb series.  These paintings are an extension of the peace I experience while painting in my studio. Painting has become a remarkably positive meditative experience for me, one where I am in a state of "no mind" for hours at a time. The abstract orb paintings are about the quest for a higher level of consciousness, the desire we have as spiritual beings to surface from our unconscious, asleep selves. The sunset paintings are inspired by my physical environment.  I have a deeply-ingrained need related to my upbringing in Iowa to live a rural existence yet my life experience has placed within me the desire for the culture a large city provides. I live close to St. Louis, Missouri (on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River) and can see The Arch from the end of my driveway, yet I live in a rural enclave in a house surrounded by woods and fields of corn, soybeans and wheat abundant in the vicinity. It is in this nourishing setting that I experience daily a wonderful variety of sunrises and sunsets. Painting them is a joy."

J.A. Ware grew up in Iowa, moved to California to get a degree from Stanford University, obtained her M.D. Degree from the University of Illinois, her Board Certification in Family Practice in a residency associated with Southern Illinois University, and then settled in Illinois outside of a small town in the St. Louis metropolitan area.  She has lived on 40 acres of land for the past twenty-six years. Living in this beautiful Midwestern landscape has [...]

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