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Jeanne Sturdevant Night of a Million Stars 2013 digital painting 10 x 7.5 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Radiance 2013 acrylic painting 22 x 14 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Released 2013 acrylic painting 22 x 14 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Yearning 2013 acrylic painting 22 x 14 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Atlas of an Unknown World 2009-2013 acrylic painting 15 x 110 inches installation view
detail 1 Jeanne Sturdevant Atlas of an Unknown World 2009-2013 acrylic painting 15 x 110 inches
detail 2 Jeanne Sturdevant Atlas of an Unknown World 2009-2013 acrylic painting 15 x 110 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Alluvial Cascade 2013 digital painting 16 x 12 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Allure 2013 digital painting 8 x 10 inches
Jeanne Sturdevant Fire and Grace 2013 digital painting 8 x 10 inches
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
Now slight improvement
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 (reverse) ©2013
Jeanne Sturdevant's resume is on page 2.
See more of her work at www.bluecanvas.com/prussian2/
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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