Landscapes together the rivers of France impressed so lots of of the world’s terrific artists – and manufactured some of the world’s wonderful artwork treasures. Believe Giverny (Monet)… Paris (Picasso, Gaugin, Manet, Pissarro, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec and so several additional)… Provence (van Gogh, Cezanne, Matisse, Chagall, to name a several). Their works are centerpieces of museums the globe about – and the French landscapes that captured their imaginations so several several years ago are yours to learn today. Fulfill some of the artists and the destinations – including a incredible withinTauck presentation by artist Jill Steenhuis who supplies insights into the planet of Vincent van Gogh.
American-born French Impressionistic painter Jill Steenhuis, our vacation associate, presented us with an exclusive presentation that shares insights into the lifetime of artist Vincent van Gogh – and how his everyday living and creative journey have shaped her very own. An Atlanta native, Jill has lived in Aix-en-Provence because 1980, painting in the landscapes of Provence. Following graduating from Sweet Briar Higher education with a BFA in studio art, she attended The Leo Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing in Aix. In the 1980s and 1990s, Jill was a single of the scarce artists to have a studio at the Château Noir, where Cézanne had his studio in the late 19th century. Jill has exhibited in solo shows in New York Town, Greenwich, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington DC, Dallas, and San Francisco, amongst other key American cities, as well as in Aix-en-Provence and Paris.
Her function is component of the everlasting collections of numerous museums and critical private collections in The usa and in France. Jill appeared on “Good Early morning America” and served as the Cézanne professional for the Smithsonian Institute for the 100th anniversary of the painter’s death she is the Cezanne and Van Gogh expert for American museums who take a look at the south of France. Specializing in oil portray, lithography and watercolor, Jill captures the essence of Provence with her personal personalized poetry and vibrant electrical power – “In my painting, the catalyst is nature. Via the act of painting, my soul engages in a dialogue.”