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Artist Shirley Jeane


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Biography


 
 
        
Shirley Jeane
 
 
Artist Profile
 
Shirley Jeane began painting on a full time basis after a successful career in computer science and technical management in order to fulfill a lifelong dream of developing her creative skills. She has studied art at the Bemis School of Art, the Loveland Academy of Fine Arts, Pasadena City College and under various watermedia instructors. She has a BA from the University of Texas and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
 
She represented the United States on the People to People cultural exchange program with China. She is a signature member, Treasurer and past President of the Nevada Watercolor Society, a signature member of the Western Federation of Watercolor Artist, a member of the Boulder City Art Guild and past Treasurer of the Henderson Art Association. She teaches watermedia classes on a regular basis.
 
Shirley also consults in graphics arts, multimedia and computer technology used in the creation, production and marketing of art objects. A particular interest is the introduction of digital technology for creating paintings, capturing reference photos, producing archival prints and producing marketing materials.
 
Shirley has enjoyed commissions for portrait, landscape and still life paintings where she strives to capture the character and personality of the subject. Her paintings are displayed in galleries and numerous art shows.
 
Artist Statement
 
I believe that art is not complete until the viewer is drawn into the experience the artist is portraying. Each of my paintings has a story behind it that expresses a moment in time, however brief, that prompts the viewer to reflect, remember and exhale in recognition. I strive to capture the delight, beauty and mystery that exist in every aspect of life. I follow a process that begins with an idea I wish to express and ends with a painting that is meant to grow in the eye of [...]

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