Florida Artists Group

  Area V Member

  Jean Banas - Painter

Jean Banas 

Jean Banas 
The Aftermath
  Jean Banas
 Jean Banas
Warsaw 1939
 Jean Banas
Tent City

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 Jean's Artist Statement:

My work follows in the tradition of the “Abstract Expressionists” movement in which the painting process is the subject matter.Vibrant, exuberant, and colorful shapes, lines and marks create a sense of  energy and mystery.


Honors and Recognitions:

2014                  1st place Award Art League of Daytona Beach, FL
2013, 2012       Best of Show Beaux Arts Member Exhibit Daytona Beach, FL
2014                  1st Place Award, St. Augustine Art Association, St Augustine, FL
2013                  Best of Show St. Augustine Art Association, St Augustine, FL
2009                 Best of Show  -  Art League of Daytona Beach, FL
2009                 2nd Place in Painting, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2008                 Best of Show  -  The Bascom Art Center, Highlands, NC

Selected Shows and Exhibitions:

2015        Arts Council Martin County Abstract Exhibit, Stuart, FL 
2015        Valdosta National 2015 Valdosta State Univ. Valdosta, GA
2014        9th Annual Human Rights Art Exhibit, South Texas College, McAllen, TX
2014       Florida Art Group Exhibition St. Auggustine, FL
2014       The Boca Raton Museum of Art, All Florida Exhibit, Boca Raton, FL
2013        Sarasota Art Center, All Florida Exhibit, Sarasota, FL
2013       Lake Eustis Museum of Art, Permanent Collection Exhibit, Eustis, FL

Invitational Exhibits:

FL Museum for Women Artists 2012

Solo Exhibits:
Arts on Douglas Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL, January 2010
North Gallery St Augustine Art Association, St. Augustine, FL, November .2009

 Work included in the Maitland Art Center Permanent Collection
The Museum of Florida Art Permanent Collection
Bert Fish Medical Center

Permanent Collections:

Lake Eustis Museum of Art
The Maitland Museum of Art and History

Published in:

“Live and Learn: Expressive Drawing”, by Steve Aimone 2009

Awarded Signature Membership Status to:

The National Watercolor Society
The Florida Watercolor Society

Represented by:

Arts on Douglas Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL