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Janelle Schneider

art + design

paintings

new work & works in progress

textural works

acrylic and mixed media on canvas

constellations

An abstract expression of the night sky, in acrylic and ground glass
See Them on Etsy

prints

Limited edition giclee prints shown. Open edition archival prints available on Pixels.

design

a sampling of various design projects

science tarot

A portfolio of my paintings for the Suit of Wands in the Science Tarot Project, and images from our launch party at the California Academy of Sciences.

One through ten card designs were painted using Photoshop, and the face cards were painted using acrylic mixed media on 24x36 inch canvases. For the launch party display I bound the four paintings together at the corners, and displayed on a raised central pedestal. There were also two stations with glowing light cube stands on which rested view master viewers containing the card art .

Science Tarot artists and creators
Science Tarot

info

events | biography | cv

Mobirise

My painting "Sunshine" is included in this year's PNCA Alumni Salon show, and is also featured in some of the event promotional materials. Show opens 10/1 and runs through November.

BIO

I am a multi-disciplinary visual artist with an education and background in fine art and design, and experience in 3d vfx and 3d material design.

Although I used to paint in oils, I switched to acrylics for the wider variety of mixed media possibilities. I'm interested in exploring translucent layering, textures and color relationships. My paintings are built up of many translucent layers, touching upon themes inspired by nature and the shared human condition.

I have exhibited in the Portland Metro area, Santa Monica and around the San Francisco Bay Area. My works are held in private collections in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Norway.  I am a native of Portland and graduated with a BFA in Design from Pacific Northwest College of Art, where I was honored to receive the Best of Design Award in the Faculty Choice Show, and Outstanding Senior Thesis Award for Graphic Arts. 
I currently live and work in the Portland, Oregon area.


CV

Select Show Highlights


2020 UNLIMITED 2020 Alumni Salon Show |  PNCA Online Gallery
          Chibi Amabie | Minimus Gallery | Instagram International Art Museum

2016 Stargazing | Schomburg Gallery | Santa Monica, CA

2015 Big & Small Show | Red e Cafe Gallery | Portland, OR

2012 Marin Artists Invitational Exhibit | Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter , Oakland, CA.

2009 Control SOMArts (juried) | San Francisco, CA.
          Art of the Spirit (juried) | O'Hanlon Center for the Arts | Mill Valley, CA.
          Smaller Than A Breadbox (invitational, juried) | Olive Hyde Art Gallery | Fremont, CA.

2008 LACDA “Snap To Grid” | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
 
Select Solo Exhibits

2016 "Constellations", Caffe Mingo, Portland OR.
                "White Shadow Birds", Private Gallery Business Office, Portland OR.
                "Spirit Dream", Mississippi Chiropractic, Portland, OR
                "Musings" Nectar Cafe, Portland OR.

2014-2015 Sushi (invitation) | Sushi Moto restaurant, Happy Valley, OR

2012-2014 Circular Meditations (invitational) | Jessa Day Spa, San Rafael, CA
 
 
Select Group Exhibitions
 

2020 Chibi Amabie | Minimus Gallery | Instagram International Art Museum

2016 LCAC Artists | Blue Karagaroo | Sellwood, OR
          LCAC Artists | Barbe's Salon | Sellwood, OR
          Stargazing | Schomburg Gallery | Santa Monica, CA

2015 Big & Small Show | Red e Cafe Gallery | Portland, OR
          Synesthesia Festival (juried) | Portland, OR
 
2014 The Artist's Mind (juried) | City of Gresham Art Gallery, City Hall, Gresham, OR
          Reflections (juried) | City of Gresham Art Gallery, City Hall, Gresham, OR
         The Shape of Things (juried) | City of Gresham Art Gallery, City Hall, Gresham, OR
 
2012 Marin Artists Invitational Exhibit | Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter , Oakland, CA.
         Art on the Farm (juried) | art works downtown San Rafael, CA
         Marin Open Studio Artist Exhibit | Town Center Corte Madera, CA.
 
 
2011 Art from the Labyrinth (invitational) | art works downtown San Rafael, CA.
          Fine Arts Show (juried) | Marin County fair | San Rafael, CA.
         Small Works (juried) | art works downtown San Rafael, CA.
 
2010 Counterpoint | Marin Community Foundation | Novato, CA.
          Small Works (juried) | art works downtown | San Rafael, CA.
 
2009 Art of the Spirit (juried) | O'Hanlon Center for the Arts | Mill Valley, CA.
         Control SOMArts (juried) | San Francisco, CA.
         What is Self? (invitational)| Frisbie St. Art | Oakland, CA.
         Smaller Than A Breadbox (invitational, juried) | Olive Hyde Art Gallery | Fremont, CA.
         Small Works (juried) | art works downtown | San Rafael, CA.
 
2008 LACDA “Snap To Grid” | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
          Digital Manifesto (invitational) | Marin Veteran's Auditorium, San Rafael, CA
          Fine Arts Show (juried) | Marin County fair | San Rafael, CA.
 
 

Education
BFA | PNCA - Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
 
 
Social media
Over 1000 followers on Facebook Art page
 
 
Group Projects
The Science Tarot Deck | paintings for the suit of wands | Sept 2010
 
 
Collections
Works held in private collections in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Norway.
 
 
Publications, Articles & Exhibit Catalogues
"Circle in a Square; Compositions 2008-2014", print book 54 pages, September 30, 2014
Science Tarot Deck - 14 paintings, both digital and acrylic for the Suit of Wands 2010
"Control – An Exhibition of California Women Artists", SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco 2009
Nunez, Susana. “Smaller Than I Breadbox” Tri-City Voice. January 2009. Website article, Html file
"Marin Arts Tourguide", Marin Arts Open, Open Studios catalogue
 
 
Curatorial Projects
Jan, 2010 Counterpoint | Marin Community Foundation | Novato, CA.
 
 
Awards
 
Maker’s Faire Editor’s Choice Blue Ribbon | The Science Tarot
Outstanding Design Thesis Award, BFA Thesis Show, PNCA
Best of Design, faculty choice show, PNCA


Scholarships
Hoyt C. Wilson Memorial Scholarship, PNCA
David J. Thompson Memorial Scholarship, PNCA
Beth Fagen Scholarship, PNCA
Shaw Scholarship, PNCA
Helen Director Scholarship, PNCA
 
 

 

3d vfx

A shorter reel showing texture painting, look development for creatures, characters, humans, clothing, props and environments.

3d vfx

Full Length Reel - Texture painting, look development, and some lighting examples for creatures, characters, humans, clothing, props and environments, including maps and turn tables.

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