Born and raised in Colorado, to a family of artists, scholars, and farmers, I have been in close contact with art, farming and nature my entire life. Nature is my passion, showing the emotion in nature through art is my goal.
I began drawing at a very early age. The earliest drawing I remember is of a giraffe, I was about four years old when I created him. I was taught some tricks of the trade by family members but feel that I am mainly self taught. I began painting in acrylics in 2002 and liked the feeling and ease with which I could express myself. Red Fox was my first true painting, the result fanned my passion for creating more art and experimenting in new techniques. I still enjoy drawing and the effects I am able to achieve but have found painting is very liberating. I tend to go through cycles of wanting to create with paint or by drawing, sometimes even both. I choose my subjects by the emotions they invoke in me; happiness, loneliness, yearning, etc… and strive to record those emotions in my art.
Currently, I am working on a piece entitled “The Hen” which will be in colored pencil, a landscape from Alaska also in colored pencil, and an aquarium scene in acrylic paint.
Some of my works can be viewed on the web at <a href="http://www.jennifer-d-art.com"><b>www.jennifer-d-art.com</b></a>, at businesses, various art shows and galleries around Colorado, USA during the year of 2008. The Longborough Country Opera Festival, in Edenborough, UK, is using my “Red Fox” piece for their 2008 Festival Program. I am available for commissions of animals, people, and landscapes.
To see what I'm up to now check out my blog at <a href="http://www.jennifer-d-art.com/blog"><b>www.jennifer-d-art.com/blog</b></a>