On the Ridge (Whistler/Blackcomb) 30 in X 30 in Oil on Canvas
Jane is a passionate painter. She spends much of her time in nature, admiring and capturing what she calls the “visual music” of the landscape.
Born in Czech Republic, Jane came to Canada in 1969. She lives in Burnaby and Galiano Island, painting local scenes in an impressionistic and expressive way. Initially self-taught, she received a Fine Arts Techniques certificate at Emily Carr University and has a BSC from Simon Fraser University.
Jane is a popular workshop instructor at Place Des Arts in Coquitlam and the Cunard Cruise Lines. She has a Youtube Channel: Jane_Appleby_Art where she shares her painting process and inspirations.
Jane has received several awards from the Federation of Canadian Artists. She currently works in oils, acrylics and watercolours. Her latest paintings are on display at Gallery 88 in Vancouver and online at Applebyart.com