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JEAN SUMMERS OSHER
 
Jean Summers Osher grew up in Dallas, Texas where she first developed her lifelong love of painting. She began her formal art studies as a young girl, always fascinated by the power, energy and spirit of the human form. Later, Jean graduated from U.C. Berkeley where she studied with Elmer Bischoff and Ron Kitaj. Berkeley was a rich source of energy during those years of the Bay Area Figurative Movement.Recently, Jean has returned to painting still lifes with the magical luminosity that comes from natural light. The works of Manet and Fantin - Latour have had a strong influence on her work.Jean has won several awards and her work is in collections around the U.S. She is currently an artist member of the California Art Club, a member of Oil Painters of America, The Southern California Plein Air Painter`s Association and American Women Artists. Her work is currently shown at White`s Gallery in Montrose, California. Jean lives in La Canada, California where she concentrates her time painting and teaching.BIOGRAPHY
ART EDUCATION:U.C. Berkeley, BA Fine Art 1967TEACHING EXPERIENCELos Feliz Apple SchoolInstructor and wrote school art programs Private art instructionEXHIBITIONS AND INVITATIONAL SHOWS The Judson Studio -710 Project 1996The Holmes Gallery 1996The Whittier Gallery "Reach for a Cure" 1997 The Holmes Gallery 1998The Pasadena Council for the Arts 1998 Aubergine Gallery, La Canada, California 1999L:Affaire Du Cheval, The San Marino League Benefit 2000 The Hoag Gallery Juried Show, Los Angeles, California 2000The Huntington Library and Gardens Invitational Paint Out 2002, 2004The Pasadena Museum 2003The Old Mill 2003National Juried Show of Oil Painters of America, Hilligoss Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 2005American Women Artists Juried Show at Texas Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas 2005Salon International, The Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas 2006Salon International, The Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas 2007 (Honorable Mention)California Art Club 2007 Gold [...]

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