Artist Nila Jane Autry

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

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $96.00 - $6,912.00
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Bio and Artist Statement
Nila Jane Autry
"One person can make a difference..." JFK
   Finding my way in this world in which we are all interconnected, woven together with the heavens and the earth and all that lies between, I feel an urgency to paint ‘a visual love letter to the world’ before I pass through the veil.  
  In addition to many other hats and hobbies, I love being a wife, a mother, a grandmother and an Art Teacher of 30 years in the public school system. I’ve come to the conclusion that there is no such thing as a balanced life.  It’s controlled chaos all around me and inside of me.  Sometime chaos reigns, then control must step up to the plate. Control is diving into the realm of focus, all other cares flee and the creation of the current painting, or project is all consuming.  I love being in the zone, that addictive place where I long to stay.
  There is great peace in realizing that chaos is inevitable, and within my heart is always an assurance that what I’m trying to express is crucial.
Gratitude for and faith in my amazing support structure of family, friends, and God also grounds me.   
  A ‘Beauty Hunter’ and ‘Old Fashioned’; these are terms my colleagues have assigned to me, and I embrace them.  In standing apart as an Artist, I refuse the modern search to say something weird and new, and long to embolden and emblazon the values and morals of the past deeply into the core of my artwork.  I grew up without a clue that I was born to be an artist. It wasn't until my junior year in high school that I took my first art class, and although greatly intimidated by other students in the class, I did [...]

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