Jerolyn Dirks

by Sarah Judson July 14, 2014

dirks Roosterw We enjoyed meeting Montana painter Jerolyn Dirks recently at one of the Guerrilla Painter's seminars. She is the featured artist this month at Old Main Gallery  in Bozeman and had an interview published in Southwest Art magazine last year. Dirks_december-SkyAfter working in watercolor as an illustrator for 18 years, she made the transition to oils and plein air painting. Except for the rooster (top), the images shown here are studio paintings, but she finds her inspiration by going outdoors. Dirks_Turkey-Trot Ordinary environments become dramatic compositions as she sketches the light and shadow and makes color notes on her property, a small farm north of Bozeman.

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