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Artist John and Dodi Groesser


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Biography


John Dean Groesser and Dorothy Jean Paulsen were blessed to have grown up on their family farms in Nebraska.  They met at Dana College in Blair, Nebraska where John majored in accounting and Dodi majored in art education and minored in music.  They were married in 1973 and made their home in Weeping Water, NE.  In 1989 they moved with their 2 young boys to Greenville, NC where they are happily settled with grandchildren, sons and daughter-in-laws near by.  They treasure their painting time together and enjoy studying with many art mentors on their painting vacations!John's home was Weeping Water, Nebraska. He became involved in painting when he began accompanying Dodi to workshops.  His interest and talent grew rapidly. John paints in acrylics.  He loves plein air painting first but is excited about painting in the couple's new studio.  He is especially inspired by the impressionist's style of painting which allows him the freedom and relaxation to capture what he sees.  He has come to enjoy big canvas and big brushes and big palette knives. Dodi's home was Minden, Nebraska.  Her first oil painting's were completed in a tiny kitchen under the gentle encouragement of her paternal grandmother.  She taught art for two years after her marriage to John, and then began teaching piano which she did for 32 years.   She has explored a variety of mediums but has found oil's to be where she wants to stay for awhile.  Dodi's style is influenced by the impressionists and all of the professional artists and painting friends who have been an encouragement along the way.John and Dodi show their work in River Walk Gallery in Washington, NC and Requisites in Virginia Beach, VA.  They are members of the Greenville Brushstrokes and area Art's Councils.  They have been recognized in several juried exhibitions with placements and honorable [...]

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