(1939 - 2009)
Ilene Meyer was active/lived in Washington / Japan. Ilene Meyer is known for surreal still-life, marine, coastal and seascape painting.
International artist Ilene Meyer passed away at her Gig Harbor home surrounded by her friends on June 3, 2009. Ilene was born in Seattle, Washington on December 30th, 1939.
Ilene, inspired as a child by her mother's artwork, was self taught. At the age of thirty, she dedicated her life to the pursuit of her art. A master of many art forms, Ilene was self described as a surrealist with a twist; "a combination of reality, fantasy, and realism". Her work shows intense depth of feeling through her use of color, light, and vivid detail. Her work is a reflection of her travels and exploration of both Eastern and Western cultures. Ilene's paintings are a true window to her mind, spirit, and soul.
She was an internationally published artist in the United States and Asia and had numerous exhibitions in the United States, Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagasaki, Japan. Through the combination of elements from the many cultures she studied, Ilene displayed an innate sense of humanity in all forms. Her paintings are filled with messages that appeal to the importance of the preservation and dignity of all life forms.
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