Janelle Schneider is a visual artist and designer. With a solid grounding of education and experience in fine art, design and 3d digital painting for feature films, she walks comfortably between traditional and digital approaches, methods, and techniques. A native of Portland, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Some of her artist heroes include Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo. Rick Bartow, Rothko, Klee, Hilma of Klint, Morris Graves, and Leo Kenney. She is influenced by contemporary life, ancient cave paintings, mythologu and dreams, symbolism, and nature. Her work reflects a reverence for nature, with themes of duality, seen and unseen worlds, life, death, regeneration and transcendence, and the shared human condition.
Janelle has exhibited in the Portland Metro area, Santa Monica and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Her works are held in private collections in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Norway. She currently lives and works in the Portland, Oregon area.