“Light, and how it affects form, color and mood are the fundamentals I follow to represent the beauty and diversity I see in nature and in people.
Cape Cod ‘s unique light, color and vistas provide endless opportunities for inspiration and subject matter. Travel also influences my art- seeing and interpreting as an artist gives me fresh perspectives on the places I’ve seen and the people I’ve met.”
After a 30+ year career as an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator, Jody returned to her first love for painting and drawing as a pastel artist working in a representational/impressionistic style. She paints in her studio from her own sketches, reference photographs and field notes. Jody also enjoys painting en plein air.
She continues her fine art education through classes and workshops with such noted pastel artists as Tony Allain, Margaret Dyer, Desmond O’Hagan, Jacob Aguiar and others. In addition to being a member the Eastham Painters Guild, Jody is a juried Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America, a Juried Artist Member of the Cape Cod Art Association, a juried member of the National Association of Women Artists, an associate member of the Allied Artists of America, a current member of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, the Central MA Pastel Society, the Creative Arts Center in Chatham, MA and the Provincetown Art Association (PAAM).
Jody’s work has been juried into local, regional, national and international exhibitions and has won numerous awards.
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See more of Jody’s work at: naturepastels.com