Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Jan Myers, PSA

Name:  Jan Myers
Bio: Colorado artist Jan Myers received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado in 1978. She has been a Member of the Pastel Society of America since 1993, when there were only 650 members. Jan is a member of the Colorado Pastel Society, and the Pastel Society of the West Coast. She has had one-woman annual exhibits, from 1995 - 2003,  in Gallery A, Taos, New Mexico. She was featured in The Pastel Journal, May/June 2000
Medium: Pastel. “Soft Pastels are a very expressive medium. Working on a soft white Stonehenge printmakers’ paper I use my hands to blend large washy areas then add detail on top of these. I like to contrast bold scribbling strokes with softly blended areas. A painting is never finished in one session. I come back to each painting at least ten times. Unfinished paintings are stacked on a shelf with glassine between each one. There are always about 60 unfinished paintings in the stack. My thinking and mood each morning dictate my work for the day.”
Subjects: Landscape.
Style: Representational.
Navigation: Seems that the website has not been updated since 2008.
Gallery: View Original Pastel Paintings
Image View:  Thumbnails are titled, with size, and open in a new page, where they can be saved.  Evening, Desert View, Grand Canyon is  22x30 ins, 600 x 442, 21.4 KB
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