Artist Janice Druian

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Janice Druian, award winning, Central Oregon oil painter is best known for her landscapes that capture the beauty of the isolated parts of the west & more recently she has been exploring "The Beauty of Solitude," quiet interiors, nocturnes...moody landscapes.
“Ars est longa;vita brevis”  “…Art is long; live is brief”
With this famous Latin phrase in mind, my goal is to spend as much time painting as possible.
I have been influenced by many contemporary artists-- artists of the early 20th Century, recent landscape painters and those painters that deconstruct landscape into a few elements.
I have studied with some of the best contemporary plein air and  landscape artists: John Poon, Richard McKinley, Ken Auster, Morgan Samuel Price, Bob Rohm,  and my mentor and personal friend, Jean LeGassick.
I know I have a privileged  life---wonderful friends and family, living in a beautiful part of the world...so my art is a display of gratitude.

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