Biography: Jacque' Sligh

 

From childhood, Jacque’ Sligh has had a joy and love for art and travel. She sketches, paints and takes photos as she travels.  She combines this love of art and travel by painting the beautiful sights she sees. Her art has appeared in and won awards in various shows.  She has participated in many workshops and classes with a variety of artists. Jacque’ is a member of Memphis/Germantown Art League, Bartlett Art Association, Plein Air Memphis, and Today’s Impressionists. She participates in Arts in the Alley in Collierville and frequently paints in Plein Air around town.  Her art work hangs in various locations including St. Francis Hospital (Bartlett).

ARTIST STATEMENT

 

As an artist, I work to capture the interplay of light, color and atmosphere of a particular time and place in an impressionistic style.  Part of my process involves traveling to locations, photographing and doing plein air painting on site when possible.  My desire is to capture the feel of that place, to show the bold shadows on a sunny day or the mist or purity of colors on a day lacking sun.  Through my painting, I share a place and time.  I want the painting to speak to me and others about God’s amazing creation.

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