Janet I. Fish is active/lives in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts / Bermuda. Janet Fish is known for modernist glitz still life and portrait painting.
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Biography Janet Fish
Known for large still lifes of common objects with bright colors--lime
green, pink, yellow--, Janet Fish works from a loft in the SoHo section
of New York City and takes pride in the fact that she paints "forbidden
subjects," realistic still lifes. Her work, expressive of her
highly independent spirit, is a reaction against the pure abstraction
that has been prevalent for so many years in the American art world,
especially in New York.
She was born in Boston into a family of
artists. Her grandfather was impressionist Clark Voorhees; her
mother was a sculptor, which Janet originally wanted to be; and her
sister, Alida, is a photographer. Janet, who grew to be nearly
six-feet tall, spent much time in her chi
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