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Apple Blossom Art Print
March 26 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
2021 Art Print
PRINTS WILL BE AVAILABLE APRIL 16!!!!!
10” x 13” Art Print : $35 (will fit in an 11” x 14” ready-made frame), OR an 11”x14” Canvas Print : $50
Jan Cook Mack grew up in the United States and Taiwan, and received her Fine Arts degree from Bennington College in Vermont. She established herself as a fine artist in New York City before moving to eastern Washington State in 1986.
Mack’s paintings arise out of an emotional response to the pursuit of an intimate relationship with the natural world. She began painting dairy cows while living in Vermont in 1970. “The geometry of their weight and placement offered an armature of formal structure which reinforced my realism” she explains. “My love of cows gave me a connection to the activities of farming. Tractors, bales, windrows became subjects. From a distance, farming tools and process seemed like large-scale drawing on the land.“
Her move from Vermont to Washington expanded her pastoral views to include explosive wildscape vistas. “Painting onsite allows the energy of a place to fully enter the artwork and give a voice to invisible forces,” she says. ”I seek high elevation painting sites to depict a bird’s-eye view of the dynamic geology spread out below.” Her studies in Taiwan and Chinese hand-scroll painting have also influenced her panoramic vision of the West.