Seafood and Citrus

16″x20″ acrylic, vinyl paint, graphite, and wax crayon on wood
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From a Table in Saint-Remy

24″x36″ acrylic, vinyl paint, paper, graphite, and wax crayon on...
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The Artist’s Studio V

24″x24″ acrylic, graphite, and wax crayon on wood
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Seated 8

16″x20″ acrylic, vinyl paint, graphite, and wax crayon on wood
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Dream Room 10

18″x24″ acrylic, vinyl paint, graphite, wax crayon, and paper on...
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From a Table in Giverny

24″x24″ acrylic, vinyl paint, graphite & wax crayon on wood
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Inspired by post-impressionism with a focus on color and line over realism, I spend my days painting in my studio in Alexandria, Virginia. My pieces tend to have an inherent softness and stillness about them; a quiet moment in a loud and busy world. Allowing my pencil lines to show and often adding paper or wax crayon to my paintings, they become a true harmony of color and texture.

I have a B.A. in Studio Art (Painting & Drawing) from West Virginia Wesleyan College and an M.F.A. in Costume Design from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts. While in college I also spent a semester abroad in Florence, Italy studying art at the Scuola Lorenzo de’ Medici. After spending some time working in the theatre world, I joyously returned to my original love: painting.

My art and design work have been shown in both the U.S. and abroad. I currently live and work in metro-Washington, D.C. with my husband and our two cats and am a new member of the Torpedo Factory Artists' Association.

For more, visit my website at www.jenniferallevato.com
For daily updates, visit my Instagram: www.instagram.com/allevatojm