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Artist Janet Marie Yeates


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Artist Statement: The challenge of painting outdoors is addictive. It involves intense concentration. When I successfully focus on the crucial elements of a composition, I arrive at a serene perception of being part of a brief episode in time. While recording my impressions, sunlight moves, the temperature drops, wind sculpts the sky in a spectrum of colors. Often, I am a solo witness to the spectacular drama of late afternoon. I enjoy painting with oils on location and working in my studio when the seasons transform the landscape. New projects are underway, including portrait and figurative oil paintings.
 
Janet Marie Yeates is a painter and graphic artist specializing in book design and promotions for artists, musicians, and arts and cultural organizations. She had a decade-long career as Executive Director of Schoharie County Arts Council. Janet studied drawing, painting, printmaking, and calligraphy at the High School of Music & Art, The Cooper Union, and Hunter College in New York City, earning a BFA. She has lived in the southern Adirondacks for more than two decades. 
 
2021 Juried and Group Exhibits (See Events for details)
• Gallery46 Lake Placid •  (15 ptgs) • gallery46.org • Expanded gallery re-opening TBA
• Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts: Spring Show  (3 ptgs) • https://www.pncreativeartscenter.org • 021121–032521
 
2020 Juried and Group Exhibits (See Events for details)
• Lake Placid Center for the Arts Big Little Show • lakeplacidarts.org (5 ptgs) 120320–121920 
• Picture Perfect Art Gallery Holiday Show • Canajoharie (4 ptgs) 
• Saratoga-Arts: Annual Members Show • saratoga-arts.org (1 ptg) • 111420–010921
• Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts: Fall/Winter Show  (3 ptgs) • 111220–012221
• The Arts Factory Members Show at Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library (3 ptgs) • 102820–123020
• Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, Members' Show (3 ptgs) • svac.org 101020–010321
• Lake Placid Center for the Arts Open Juried Art Show (3 ptgs) • lakeplacidarts.org 100120–111420 
• 85th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association • cooperstownart.com [Online 071020-081420] Juror Emma Golden
• Women's Movement: Art by, For and About Women, Paul Nigra Center for [...]

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