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Janis Yerington

Janis Loewengart Yerington breathes art. She graduated, cum laude, from Brandeis University with a degree in Art History. She attended Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy as well as Cambridge University in the UK. She has worked at the New Yorker Magazine, a myriad of galleries, 3 museums and has had numerous solo shows. Janis and her husband of 26years have 3 wonderful children. She is a beloved educator. Her art has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the US and Europe and is enthusiastically collected around the world. Art is her passion and joy.

Artist Statement

Janis Loewengart Yerington

small.still.life.

Everything is so beautiful, I find myself swept away in worship throughout my days. The simple, the commonplace, the ordinary, I see through the lens of the artist and I observe these vignettes to be so gorgeous, so breathtaking. My thought life focusses on my family, my community and my God (not in any particular order) and how I can best love them. I like to think of whatever is good, whatever is right – and know that if I want to change the world it starts with loving those closest to me: my family, my students, my community. My art is not necessarily of a moralizing content or symbolic nature, yet perhaps still touches on the philosophical, spiritual or moral questions of our age in a very quiet small voice. My current work is in the humble yet persistent resonance of the still life genre, incorporating chiaroscuro and old world tec

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