18x18, oil on canvas, framed
Artist: Jill Basham
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"I am passionate about my art and aim to paint everyday. There is always room for growth and learning. I'm not afraid to fail, as failure is a means to success. I most love painting landscapes, and am particularly intriuged by how light creates mood. The landscape can be anything that catches my attention: country, city or ocean/water scene. My goal is to try and get the emotion of the scene across to the viewer by matching the mood of the scene with my brushwork, color palette and value/temperature range. I enjoy painting outside, often times in a large format, but also love painting in the studio, where I have more time for reflection and can produce larger works. I will forever be learning, and in turn, growing."
Basham is an award winning artist. Honors inclue 3rd Place in Plein-air Easton (2012); "Best Landscape" for the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Association (2014); The Salmagundi Club's Thumb box Exhibition Award Winner (2014), as well as other honors and awards. Artwork hangs internationally, including the US Embassy in Sri Lanka, through the US Department's "Art in the Embassies" Program. Articles and biographies about Basham's work include "American Art Collector" and the book "100 Plein Air Painter's of the Mid-Atlantic", by Gary Pendleton. Basham's work has been featured in PlenAir Magazine's "Why This Works", an analysis of what makes a particular painting successful. Basham was juried into The Salmagundi Club, NYC as an Artist Member in 2012. Other memberships inclulde: The American Impressionist Society, Oil Painter's of America, The Working Artist's Forum and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association.
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