When did you start painting?
Jacqueline: ” I was 10 years old.”
Describe your artwork in 5 – 10 words.
Jacqueline: “ciarcschiro, abstract realism, rich in color and texture, landscape, still life and portraits.”
What materials, techniques and tools have you used to create your artwork?
Jacqueline: I use oil paint, filbert long hair bristle brushes, pallet knives painting boards and canvas.”
What subjects do you like to paint and why?
Jacqueline: “Flowers, people, landscapes, seascapes, still life with fruit and porcelain, metal or glass.”
Did you go to an art college or are you self taught?
Jacqueline: “I did not attend art school. I’ve studied with master artist David A Leffel for 25 years.”
Do you have a career in art or is it a hobby?
Jacqueline: “I have a career in art, I paint and teach painting with Bright Light Fine Art.”
If you had a choice of just four colours, what would they be?
Jacqueline: “Cadmium red light, Ivory black, Yellow ochre and Flake white.”
Can you give us a fun fact about yourself?
Jacqueline: “I love flowers and have a passion for a beautiful garden.”
Have you had any exhibitions?
Jacqueline: Yes I have exhibited at: Oil Painters of America, Salamagundi Club, California Art Club and the Susan Black Foundation.”
Have you ever had your work published in a magazine or featured on a website?
Jacqueline: “Yes I have had my work published in the ‘Art of the West’, ‘Southwest magazine’, ‘Fine Art Connoisseur’ and in ‘Art in America’.”
Have you won any art awards?
Jacqueline: “Yes I have won the following awards: ”
California Art Club – Annual selection,
Susan Black artist choice award – accepted into Museum show.
Oil Painters of America – Best Still Life Painting Honorable mention
Salamagundi Club – Best Flower Painting
What is your specialism
Jacqueline: “I paint flowers, still life and landscapes in oil paint.”
Which artist inspirers you?
David A Leffel