JELAINE FAUNCE: Contemporary Realism Paintings & Art Tutorials






ABOUT JELAINE

Jelaine Faunce is a contemporary realism painter working in acrylic since 2018. Prior to that, she worked primarily in oil. Her subject matter varies and she prefers to arrange her compositions as either tromp l'oiel or tradtional still life. More often than not, her work tells a story and contains an element of humor. Sometimes subtle. Sometimes not so subtle. But the primary goal in her work is to create beauty or joy because there is much to see in the world that is beautiful, joyful, and fun.

 

EDUCATION

1996 – B.A. in Fine Art – University of Nevada at Las Vegas

 

EXHIBITIONS

December 2018 – Elliott Fouts Gallery: Small Gems (invitational group show) – Sacramento, CA

August 2018 - Eisenhauer Gallery: Summer Group Show (invitational group show) - Martha's Vineyard, MA

2017 - Much Needed Sabattical

December 2016 – Elliott Fouts Gallery: Small Gems (invitational group show) – Sacramento, CA

April/May 2016 – Marietta Cobb Museum of Art: Coca Cola Corp Group Exhibition – Atlanta, GA

December 2013 – Elliott Fouts Gallery: Small Works (invitational group show) – Sacramento, CA

November 2013 – TastySpace Gallery: Neons & Nonsense (solo exhibition) – Las Vegas, NV

October 2013 – Elliott Fouts Gallery: The Still Life (invitational group show)  –  Sacramento, CA

September 2013 – TastySpace Gallery: Alternative Transportation (invitational group show) – Las Vegas, NV

July 2013 – Dean Day Gallery: Group Exhibition – Houston, TX

June/July 2013 – TastySpace Gallery: You Don’t Know Me (invitational group show) – Las Vegas, NV

April/May 2013 – Amanda Harris Gallery: Framing Hope (invitational group show) – Las Vegas, NV

March/April – Dean Day Gallery: Group Exhibition – Houston, TX

January 2013 – Elliott Fouts Gallery: Face Yourself (invitational group show) – Sacramento, CA

October 2012  -  Elliott Fouts Gallery: The Still Life (invitational group show)  -  Sacramento, CA

October 2012  -  TastySpace Gallery: Gathering (curated exhibition)  -  Las Vegas, NV

August 2012  -  Fractured Neon  -  Solo Exhibition  -  TastySpace Gallery  -  Las Vegas, NV

July 2012  -  ARC Salon International  -  Juried Group Exhibition  -  Online

July 2012  -  ArtHouston Expo  -  Dean Day Gallery  -  Houston, TX

July 2012  -  LVSk8  -  National Group Exhibition  -  Get Up Gallery  -  Las Vegas, NV

May/June 2012  -  The Inevitable Mouthwatering  -  Solo Exhibition  -  TastySpace Gallery  -  Las Vegas, NV

March 2012  -  Wide Open 3  -  National Juried Exhibition  -  Brooklyn, NY

March/April 2012  -  Planes, Trains & Automobiles  -  Invitational Group Exhibition  -  Elliott Fouts Gallery  -  Sacramento, CA

February 2012  -  N.A.W.A. Annual Small Works Exhibition  -  The N.A.W.A. Gallery  -  New York, NY

November 2011/January 2012  -  All Things Great & Small  - The Cooley Gallery  -  Old Lyme, CT

October/November 2011  -  Coca Cola Corporate Event  -  Mason Murer Fine Art  -  Atlanta, GA

October/November 2011  -  The Still Life  -  Invitational Group Exhibtion  -  Elliot Fouts Gallery  -  Sacramento, CA

May/June 2011  -  The Summer Show  -  Dean Day Gallery  -  Houston, TX

April/May 2011  -  Realism Group Show  -  Mason Murer Fine Art  -  Atlanta, GA

April/June 2011  -  Richeson 75: International Art Competition-Still Life & Abstract  -  Richeson School of Art  -  Kimberly, WI    *awarded Best of Show*

March 2011  -  Single Fare 2: Please Swipe Again  -  International Group Exhibition  -  Sloan Fine Art  -  New York, NY

February/March 2011  -  Richeson 75: Small Works 2011 Juried Exhibition  -  Richeson School of Art  -  Kimberly, WI

*awarded 1st Place prize in Oil Painting*

February 2009  -  Rosemary’s Babies 2  -  Miller Gallery  -  Cincinnati, OH

February/March 2009  -  Contemporary Arts Collective 20th Annual Juried Show  -  Las Vegas, NV

June/July 2008  -  The Summer Show – Erlich Gallery  -  Marblehead, MA

March/April 2008  -  Contemporary Arts Collective 19th Annual Juried Show  -  Las Vegas, NV

August/September 2006  – I’ll Drink To That  -  Contemporary Arts Collective  -  Las Vegas, NV

April 2006  -  Jelaine Faunce/Rafael Chavez  -  Galeria de Ida Victoria  -  San Jose del Cabo,  Mexico

November/December 2005  -  Art of the Everyday Intimate  -  Group Show  -  Berkeley, California

April/May 2005  -  Mixing Colors  -  Galeria de Ida Victoria  -  San Jose del Cabo,  Mexico

February 2005  -  Contemporary Realism  -  Galeria de Ida Victoria  -  San Jose del Cabo,  Mexico

May 2004  -   Grand Opening Group Show  -  Galeria de Ida Victoria  -  San Jose del Cabo,  Mexico

May 2003  -  Annual Juried Artist Exhibition  -  Contemporary Arts Collective  -  Las Vegas, NV

 

IN PRINT

September 2014  -  Southwest Art Magazine  -  'Emerging Artists: Jelaine Faunce' (article)

September 2012  -  Lines and Colors  -  featured artist (article)

August 2012  -  Vegas7 Magazine  -  “Signs of (Still) Life” (article)

August 2012  -  Las Vegas CityLife Magazine  -  ‘A Sign of Desire’ (article)

March 2012  -  American Art Collector  -  ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ (article)

May 2009  -  Art Calendar Magazine  -  ‘Fighting Burnout:  Join An Online Challenge Group’ (article)

Februrary 2008  -  Art Calendar Magazine  -  ‘Selling Online:  Why buyers love the Daily Painters’ (article)






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