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Editor’s Note: “Fresh Produce: the Art of Fruit and Veggies,” Glenwood Springs Downtown Market-themed images from 10 local artists at Main Street Gallery, downtown Glenwood Springs. Artists’ reception 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, featuring food from the Glenwood Springs Downtown Market. Information: 945-4817Name: Jane LeeCity/hometown: SiltOccupation: ArtistBackground/education: Art classes at University of Colorado, Fort Lewis College and Colorado Mountain College

What’s the inspiration behind your artwork? Impressionist paintings Mary Cassatt and Edgar DegasWhat’s your favorite subject to paint, and why? I’m trained in portrait and figure, but I enjoy still-life and landscape.Family information: Three grown childrenWhich three artists, living or dead, would you like to spend a weekend painting with? Dan McCaw, Joaquin Sorolla, and Caroline AndersonWere you in high school art club? Oh, yesIf you could only have one piece of art hanging in your living room, what would it be? A beach scene with children in itWhat’s your favorite farmer’s market item to paint? The fruit and flowersDo you have a favorite community market in the area you attend regularly? Glenwood Springs Downtown Market on TuesdaysDescribe your art in one word: Impressionistic Glenwood SpringsDescribe your art in one word: Impressionistic

Color: RedMedium: OilPlace outside to paint: Country and mountainsBook: Sorolla’s bookMovie: “Room With a View”Animal: DogsFlower: PeonyFruit: ApplesVegetable: Asparagus (because it grows in my ditch)


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