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Artist Jinnie May


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Biography


Art has been in my life since childhood however it got pushed to the side while I began a career in a non-art related position in the pharmaceutical industry. After retirement I took a watercolor class in Bermuda with Bryan Atyeo, a wonderful Canadian artist and teacher. That was enough to spur my interest and suddenly I was hooked.
 
 Since then I have taken many classes with well known instructors including, but not limited to; Toni Chaplin, Frank Webb, Serge Hollerbach, Skip Lawrence, Don Andrews, Judi Betts, Alvaro Castagnet, John Salminen and Pat Dews. I truly admire the California watercolor artists of the past; Rex Brandt, George Post and Barse Miller and many others. I have many of their books and their paintings enhance my enthusiasm and inspiration.
 I've been experimenting with different mediums and surfaces and I guess you could say subject matter as well. As a result of my experimenting I've added quite a few  paintings to my  abstract collection, both on canvas and paper.
 I have exhibited in many local and statewide shows, winning numerous awards  and many of my original paintings are in private collections. I belong to several Art Associations (see Associations and Awards page).Studio paintings are created in my studio in Randolph, NJ
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