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Art by Jeanne Sturdevant

Jeanne Sturdevant - Night of a Million Stars

Jeanne Sturdevant   Night of a Million Stars   2013   digital painting   10 x 7.5 inches

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant - Radiance

Jeanne Sturdevant   Radiance   2013   acrylic painting   22 x 14 inches

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant - Released

Jeanne Sturdevant Released 2013 acrylic painting 22 x 14 inches

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant - Yearning

Jeanne Sturdevant   Yearning   2013   acrylic painting   22 x 14 inches

  

  

  

Jeanne Sturdevant - Atlas of an Unknown World

Jeanne Sturdevant   Atlas of an Unknown World   2009-2013   acrylic painting   15 x 110 inches   installation view

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant

detail 1   Jeanne Sturdevant   Atlas of an Unknown World   2009-2013   acrylic painting   15 x 110 inches  

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant

detail 2   Jeanne Sturdevant   Atlas of an Unknown World   2009-2013   acrylic painting   15 x 110 inches

 

 

  

Jeanne Sturdevant  

Jeanne Sturdevant   Alluvial Cascade   2013   digital painting   16 x 12 inches

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant - Allure

Jeanne Sturdevant   Allure   2013   digital painting   8 x 10 inches

 

 

 

Jeanne Studevant - Fire and Grace

Jeanne Sturdevant Fire and Grace 2013 digital painting 8 x 10 inches

 

 

 

Jeanne Sturdevant -

Jeanne Sturdevant   Asunder (front)   ©2013   painted wood, lace paper, glass   16 x 12 x 12 inches

 

The lettering around the front base has my vision acuity measurements, past and present... 20/200, 20/150, 20/80... and my hopes for improvement...20/60, 20/40, 20/20. [Although I don't expect a perfect score, one can dream....]

The eye chart on the back says:

Legally blind in left eye before surgery
Now slight improvement
Hopeful

 

Asunder was propelled by a frightening time that isn't over yet. Recovery of my left eye's central vision seems to be stuck at 20/70. My optometrist said this (vitrectomy) procedure to close macula holes is too new to have a recovery track record, but retina re-attachment surgery's long track record includes sudden, dramatic improvement — sometimes several years after a patient and their doctor had given up on additional healing. Verticals that had leaned for a year after my cousin's retina re-attachment surgery suddenly became vertical. So, I'm still hoping for improvement.

 

Jeanne Sturdevant - Asunder (back)

Jeanne Sturdevant   Asunder (reverse)   ©2013

 

E-mail jstur@geusnet.com.

Jeanne Sturdevant's resume is on page 2.

See more of her work at www.bluecanvas.com/prussian2/


Artist's statement

The changes that permeate and transform our lives are the central theme of my art. Digital painting allows me to save an evolving image at any stage.

I use a pressure sensitive graphics tablet stylus, virtually painting and extensively altering my photographs, continually evaluating the emerging image until I am satisfied. The resulting digital paintings are printed with archival materials, as unique prints or in very limited editions. My regional, national, and international exhibit record spans four decades and a variety of mediums. My 2008 solo exhibit, "Layered Journeys," at the Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas, was reviewed by Alexandra Bonnefield, NEA Fellow in Arts Criticism.

 

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