January Featured Artist – Jackie McCartin

Born and raised in the Midwest and Arizona, Jackie received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona, and has called Oregon home for the past 25 years.

“As an artist, oil is my medium of choice. The rich, fluid textures and colors enhance the spontaneous brushstrokes I use to create a painting. I am drawn to that moment when one captures a place or feeling in their mind and stores it as a special memory. Nature never ceases to amaze me with it’s brilliant hues, shadows, and light. I try to bring this original passion I felt into my painting process. Hopefully, my vivid colors will be the trait you notice in my work. I want to evoke an emotional response from the viewer drawing them into the painting.”


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