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JANE SKAAR COLEMAN

Artist Biography

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Jane paints the American west and paints in both oil and watercolor.  A graduate of the University of Denver, she eventually changed her painting from abstraction to realism after moving to Wyoming.  She is a signature member of Women Artists of the West,  the Wyoming Watercolor Society and an associate member of American Women Artists and the American Academy of Equine Art.

 

Her major exhibitions include the Mountain Oyster Club Show, Tucson, Arizona, Cowgirl Up! Invitational at the Desert Caballeros Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona, Women Artists of the West juried  shows,  Montana and Wyoming Watercolor Society juried shows, and the  Western Art Association, Ellensburg, Washington.
Jane won the Kimble E. Oelke award for painting at the American Academy of Equine Art fall show in Lexington, Kentucky and made  the Art for the Parks top 100 in show, Jackson Hole Wyoming in 2004 and has participated in the C.M. Russell Quick Draw and art auction in Great Falls, through Montana.  She recently won Second Place 2-D at the Women Artists of the West  46th National  Exhibition at the R.S. Hanna Gallery in Fredricksburg, Texas in 2016.

 

Permanent collections of Jane’s work are found throughout the United States and Europe including  the Governor’s Mansion, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Wells Fargo Bank, Riverton, Wyoming, Central Wyoming College Foundation, the Community Fine Arts Center, Rock Springs, Wyoming, and the Dubois Museum in Dubois, Wyoming.

 

Jane and her husband, Earl, live in Wyoming during the summer months and Wickenburg, Arizona  in the winter with their 3 horses and two dogs.   “I am fortunate to have the best of both worlds in which to live and paint”.