Featured Artist: Janet Schwartz

Featured Artist: Janet Schwartz

Janet Schwartz featured artist

At the end of the Connecticut Pastel Society Show, and before we took our paintings home, we watched a demo by Janet Schwartz. She is a pastel artist from Massachusetts who is known for her traffic paintings, particularly either through a wet windshield, or on wet pavement. These representational images already contain a lot of abstract elements, which is why I find them intriguing. Janet spent a considerable amount of time commuting and finds painting “traffic” soothing and de-stressing.

In this post you can see some of her work, as well as a few photos from the demo she did for us last Saturday. Check out her work on her website here and consider buying some of her work!


I work to amplify good wherever I find it. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. I encourage authenticity, nurture creativity, champion sustainability, promote peace, and hope to foster a new renaissance where we all are free to be our most fulfilled, multifaceted, and terrific selves. Read more here.


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