Monday, August 31, 2009

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Jill Steenhuis Art Exhibit at Arts Centre on Sept. 29


Coweta Arts Tidbits

The Successor To Newnan-Coweta Arts Council News Releases

Composed By: Forrest W. Schultz 770-583-3258


August 31, 2009

 "New Works By Jill Steenhuis" Art Exhibit at Arts Centre on Sept. 29
      The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts of Coweta County will be the venue for the exhibit of new paintings by artist Jill Steenhuis on September 29 from 5 PM through 8 PM.  There is no charge.         
     Jill Steenhuis, an Atlanta native, is a French Impressionistic Painter who lives in the south of France. Jill earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Sweet Briar College in 1980. Following graduation, she enrolled in the Leo Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing in Aix-en-Provence, which follows in the tradition of Cézanne.
Jill has exhibited solo shows in New York City, Greenwich, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington DC, Dallas, Aix-en-Provence and Paris. Her paintings are full of strength and color. Among the collectors of her work are the late Mr. Peter Jennings of ABC Evening News, Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Hardaway III, The Federal Reserve bank of Georgia, Mr. & Mrs. Doug Billian of Art & Antiques Magazine, and others.
The artist resides in an old, country house in Aix-en-Provence with her husband and their three sons.
     Steenhuis likes to paint en plein air, as can be seen from her portrait below which graces the Home Page of her website
     The Arts Centre is located on Lower Fayetteville Road several miles east of Newnan.  Information is available on their website or by calling 770-254-2787.


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