Meet Jeanne Hamilton, our April Featured Artist, and Celebrate Earth Day!
Join us for a First Thursday celebration on April 2 at 5:30 pm at the gallery. We have Jeanne’s work on display along with Earth Day artworks contributed by community members.
You are invited to vote for your favorite Earth Day artwork! Just fill out a ballot ballet during the month of April. The award for the favorite artwork will be presented at First Thursday on May 7.
About Jeanne Hamilton – Pastels
“I love learning and am always trying new techniques.” ~ Jeanne Hamilton
The beautiful, rural, countryside of Winlock Washington is the inspiration for most of my pastel work, although I love to travel and often do a series inspired by images captured on these trips.
My husband and I have five dogs and they are also a favorite subject. My watercolor dog portraits convey the personality and character traits of each breed.
I graduated from San Diego State and became a teacher after attending St Martin’s College. I taught grades four on up through high school where I spent years teaching art and drama. I got an MA in teaching in 2000 from Grand Canyon University. Most of my art training has been obtained through workshops and evening classes.
I am one of the original members of the ARTrails of SWW organization which is thirteen years old now. I belong to the NW Pastel Society and the Olequa Artists Group. Now that I have retired from teaching at public school I teach art workshops and extension classes at the local community college.