Jen Violette

Jen Violette's passion for creating art began in early childhood. She learned basic drawing and woodworking skills from her father & sewing skills from her mother. Her paternal grandparents earned their living as studio artists at their home in Maine, and she was always inspired by their work and lifestyle. After graduating from high school in 1990, she decided to study art at Alfred University and received her BFA with honors from Alfred in 1994. She has studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass and Penland School of Crafts. Her teachers include Lino Tagliapietra, William Morris, Dante Marioni, Richard Marquis, Pino Signoretto, Randy Walker and Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen.


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Jen Violette Paintings (3-works)
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Jen  Violette Adam_s Farm
Adam's Farm
oil paint on canvas
24 x 30 x 2 in
Jen  Violette Golden Field
Golden Field
oil paint on canvas
16 x 20 x 2 in
Jen  Violette Large Red Barn
Large Red Barn
oil paint on canvas
18 x 24 x 2 in

Jen Violette Pedestal (8-works)
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Jen  Violette After the Rain
After the Rain
glass
13.25 x 20 x 4 in
Jen  Violette New Growth
New Growth
hot sculpted glass, steel
16.5 x 14 x 4 in
Jen  Violette Offering Hand with Radish
An Offering
glass
5 x 8 x 3 in
Jen  Violette Offering Red Apple
An Offering
hot sculpted glass, steel
3.25 x 8.2 x 4 in
Jen  Violette Big Turnip
Big Turnip
glass
7.5 x 11.5 x 6 in
Jen  Violette Duet
Duet
glass
15 x 20 x 4 in
Jen  Violette New Growth II
New Growth II
glass
21.75 x 16 x 6 in
Jen  Violette Reclining Pea Pod
Reclining Pea Pod
glass
2.75 x 10 x 4 in

Jen Violette Wall Mounted Sculpture (4-works)
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Jen  Violette Elements From The Forest Floor
Elements From The Forest Floor
hot sculpted glass
52 x 42 x 4.5 in
Jen  Violette Ferns
Ferns
hot sculpted glass
19.25 x 5 x 1 in
Jen  Violette Seven Bottles Still Life
Seven Bottles Still Life
glass
12 x 26 x 4.5 in
Jen  Violette Three Green Pears Still Life
Three Green Pears Still Life
glass
12 x 18 x 4.5 in

Jen  Violette

Jen Violette

Jen Violette Description

Jen Violette's passion for creating art began in early childhood. She learned basic drawing and woodworking skills from her father & sewing skills from her mother. Her paternal grandparents earned their living as studio artists at their home in Maine, and she was always inspired by their work and lifestyle. After graduating from high school in 1990, she decided to study art at Alfred University and received her BFA with honors from Alfred in 1994. She has studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass and Penland School of Crafts. Her teachers include Lino Tagliapietra, William Morris, Dante Marioni, Richard Marquis, Pino Signoretto, Randy Walker and Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen.

Jen and her husband John Gerding live on a small farm in Wilmington, Vermont with their two young sons. Living in an old farmhouse with connected barns for her studio greatly inspires her daily thoughts and sketches. Jen is an avid gardener and draws great inspiration for her pieces from her vegetable & perennial gardens on their land.

Jen has won numerous awards for her glass and exhibits, and her unique mixed-media sculptures in many fine art galleries nationwide. Her work is included in numerous private collections throughout the world. Her timeless designs area stunning addition to any decor.

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