Artist Statement by Jean Ehler;
I believe that contemplation of fine art and nature can be uplifting to the spirit. Fine art is a great stress reliever, did you know that looking at a landscape painting will lower your blood pressure? I paint landscape oil paintings 'en plein air' to share natures beauty with you. I studied art at the University of South Carolina and with Ilona Royce-Smithkin, famed Impressionistic painter who taught me to paint in the open air to better portray the light, shadows and colors that make up the natural world. I love to paint farms and fields, lakes and rivers, old buildings, barns, and even the night sky. I hope that I'm successful in sharing the peacefulness of the countryside with you through my artwork.
You can see some of my artwork at the Town & Country Restaurant in St. Matthews, SC. I have a 'Hillview Art Gallery' Facebook page and a 'HillviewArtGallery' Etsy store where you can see my work. I give private art lessons and do paintings on commission, contact me for details.
Thanks for your interest. Jean Ehler
Jean Ehler joined Fine Art America on June 6th, 2008.