Artist Spotlight Series: Jean Jack

I am excited to introduce you to a talented artist I recently discovered.

These colorful landscapes and barn scenes just make me happy.

I adore the simplicity of the compositions with the bold colors combined. 

Jean Jack

Portland, Maine

in my studio

What is your training?

I attended ART STUDENTS LEAGUE in New York City in the early 1960″s


What inspires you and your designs?

When I see a farmhouse or barn that I want to paint I get a rush and know I need to photograph it.


What is your favorite piece?

 It is called Maine Barns White  It sold some time ago.

Maine Barns white oil on canvas 48 x 48

 I also love one I just finished called Pole Barn series.

Pole Fence Series #1 36"h x 72"w oil/canvas

I sold a couple of years ago called Queen Anne’s Lace.

QUEEN ANNE'S LACE oil/x 66" x 66' $8500.


How has the your area influenced your work?

So many farmhouse and barns and I love the light.


What is your favorite restaurant in Portland?

In Portland there are so many. I love Fore Street.



What is your favorite cocktail?




How do you balance personal life and work?

I just paint during the week and leave the weekends for touring around Maine or shopping for antiques.


Dream trip?




Dream commission?

A large painting to paint my favorite barns and farmhouses.


Your favorite host / hostess gift to give?



Who is your style icon?

My daughter Kress Jack in Mill Valley California


Your favorite up and coming artist?

My favorite artist at the moment is Russell Chatham but he is hardly up and coming.



What is your most treasured possession?

A very old, very small birdhouse. 



What are you reading?

Memory Man by David Baldacci

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What are you listening to?



What are your favorite blogs / publications?

Don’t spend much time on the internet but love Garden & Gun


Enjoy Jean’s stunning portfolio.



Meadowlark Farm blue oil on canvas 36 x 48

red truck parked 50 x 50 oil on linen $6800.

meeting house oil/canvas 36 x 48

Birthday oil/canvas 54 x 54

Haven Farm 48 x 48 oil/canvas $6800.





red barn door 18 x 18 oil/canvas $1800

Light goes thru oil on canvas 18 x 18 $1800.

Summer Cometh 20 x 60 oil/canvas $5500.

Blue Porch oil/canvas 36 x 36 $4800.

Two Doves Farm oil on canvas 48 x 48 $6800

sugar house oil on linen 30 x 40 $5500.

old Dairy Farm 50" x 50" oil on canvas

diving board

pole fence series 2 48 x 48 oil/canvas

blue yonder 36 x 36 oil/canvas

Orange Tractor 40"h x 50"w

Wilburs White Car oi/canvas 48 x 48 $6200.

Saltwater Farm 72"w x 68"h oil on linen $8500.

Portfolio images via Blueprint Store and Art Collector Maine.

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