Born in Winston-Salem, NC, Jane D. Steelman worked toward a degree in Art at Appalachian State University. She studied under Bill Dunlap in drawing and painting as well as Clyde Owen in Ceramics. She is certified in art education for K-12 and has taught high school Advanced Digital Photography and AP Art History. She teaches private art lessons in her home studio as well as classes at Jerry’s Artarama , 3060 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 (http://www.jerrysartevents.com/janesteelman.html).
Steelman works in various media including alcohol inks, pastels, charcoal, acrylic, oils and stained glass. She enjoys the vibrant colors found in alcohol inks and stained glass and the blending qualities of pastel and oils. Her work varies from photorealistic charcoals and pastels to abstract landscapes in alcohol inks. Her latest works include palette knife paintings.
Dr. Steelman’s work can be found in myriad of public and private art collections and has been seen in numerous exhibitions. Several locations in Wake Forest where her art is on display are Ollies Cafe & Gifts,213 S White St., Heritage Animal Hospital, 3415 Rogers Road, Suite 131, Relaxation Station, 934 Durham Rd., and Doggy Boutique Grooming, 10423 Ligon Mill Rd.
Jane is a current member of the Pastel Society of North Carolina, the Visual Art Exchange, the Franklin County Arts Council and is a board member of the Wake Forest Guild of Artists. She currently lives in Wake Forest, North Carolina where she has a home studio.
Prints of recent work may be purchased online at Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/SteelmanStudios.
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