Janet Bludau
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About Janet Bludau
Janet Bludau describes her work as Abstracted Realism. She does not try to capture what the eye actually sees in nature as with a photograph. She intuitively applies color, inserts shapes and graphic line until they are pleasing to her eye. This is combined with the interplay of textures to articulate the mood she is wanting to convey. With her background in design, and her favorite class being Color Theory, color and the juxtaposition of it, is of utmost importance. Color is layered for texture but also to show the journey after the painting's final edit.
Fullerton University, BS degree
UC Berkeley Extension, Art Studies
College of Marin, Art & Design Studies
"Artist Pick" by Homepolish (ID firm NYC) and Ariel Okin Designer
Newport Beach Home Tour - Designer Chosen
Monthly Artwalk Newport Beach, CA. (Personal Studio)
Cannery Village Biannual Art Event
Awarded "Landscape Artist of the Year" - ADC Art Comes Alive
International Juried Show
TLeo Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA - Solo Show
Winnow Gallery, Newport Beach, CA - Solo Show
Serena & Lily Online and Stores Nationally
Anthropology Stores - Prints
Gallery Vibe Naples, FL.
Atelier Gallery Charleston, SC.
503 Gallery Newport Beach, CA.
Collector Gallery Berkeley, CA.
Higbee Gallery Costa Mesa, CA. 6"squared Juried shows
Chemers Gallery Tustin, CA. OC All Media Juried Show
Southern CA. Plein Aire Society - several Juried shows
City of Newport Beach, CA. Juried Competition - Awarded Twice
City of Laguna Beach, CA. Juried Show
Radnor Life & Style Magazine - Commissioned Piece with Designer Published
Apero Magazine