(early 21st century)
Jayne Shoup is active/lives in Vermont, New Mexico. Jayne Shoup is known for modernist abstract floral and landscape painting, regionalism.
Biography Jayne Shoup
Artist Statement:My paintings usually depict scenes or objects from my central Vermont neighborhood. Each standing or slumping barn, towering tree, or unfolding flower in my work reflects the serenity and beauty of this area of Vermont. Some paintings are of New Mexico’s landscape and architecture, gifts of my travels there.?
My abstract flowers, landscapes, and aging buildings typically begin with a series of thumbnail sketches. I pare away excess details until my subject’s essence is revealed. Dense layers of pastel are applied to cotton or sanded paper in a style--vibrant colors, flat perspectives, and exaggerated forms--reminiscent of the early Modernist painters, O’Keeffe, Dove, Bluemner, and Marin.?
I am a member of the Vermont
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