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Artist Jan Frazier


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Biography


I love being outdoors, animals and gardening! Even as a teenager I was taking my watercolors outside trying to paint the Kentucky countryside. I majored in art at the University of Kentucky in the 70’s and earned my degree in art education but yearned to have some real fine art teaching.
 
I married and my husband and we moved to Austin, Texas where I discovered Pastels and fell in love with the medium. I attended workshops and read “how to” books.
 
My real growth came when we lived in New York and I was able to attend THE Woodstock School of Art for two years. It made all the difference as I began to understand value, color temperature and relationships, aerial perspective, and painting plein-air in both oil and pastel painting.
 
Over the years my style has become somewhat impressionistic as I work in layers and often focus on complimentary colors. My art simply reflects how I feel about beautiful word around me wherever we live or travel. It brings me peace and I hope it does for you too.
 
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