Artist Jill Stefani Wagner

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

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $650.00 - $1,250.00
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As a contemporary impressionist painter, I'm obsessed with capturing light. Plein air painting is my passion, but during the colder months I work on larger pieces in my studio. I paint in both pastel and oil, two mediums which complement each other nicely.
My subjects are varied, ranging from country landscapes to inner city architecture, from portraits to casual nudes, from seascapes to interiors. I love to travel and sometimes work from photos I've taken on the road, but when weather permits, my first choice is always to paint outdoors (en plein air), especially in my beloved Italy.
The consistent theme that attracts me is light and shadow. I aim for realism with a painterly twist, but sometimes I allow the rich hues and textures of a scene to dominate. Oil and pastel are exhilarating mediums that lead to endless adventures... and sometimes I'm just happy to follow their lead.

Jill Stefani Wagner’s oil and pastel paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and are included in various corporate and private collections.
Twelve of Jill’s paintings have been accepted into the prestigious International Association of Pastel Societies Exhibits and she has been honored with multiple awards in the Pastel Society of America. The Pastel Society of North Florida recently honored Jill with Best of Show Award in their National Exhibit. Pastel Journal Magazine has  awarded her five Honorable Mentions in their Pastel 100 Shows and she has been juried into and recognized in multiple national competitions over the years.
In 2016 Jill's painting appeared on the cover of Plein Air Magazine  and is often featured in that publication as well as Fine Art Connoisseur. Pastel Journal has included her pastel paintings in multiple articles and the best selling French magazine, Practique des Arts, has also highlighted her pastel “skyscapes."
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