About Jeanne Matey

Jeanne Matey is an Award Winning Artist specializing in oil and acrylic works of art. She considers herself a contemporary impressionist painter. Her paintings are indeed charming; often referred to by art admirers as, picturesque. Art show judges often comment on her expressive brushwork and use of vivid color. She believes her passion for the impressionist style blossomed after studying many of the impressionist masters in Art School. Some of her favorites include: Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, Van Gogh, Monet, and Seurat. She received her Bachelors degree in Communication Studies, and secured a second major in Art with a studio emphasis from Mercer University in Macon, GA. Her background includes studio work in painting, drawing, sculpting, including studies in Art History. When she is not in her home art studio painting, or enjoying the outdoors painting in plein air, you can find her at Soulful Art Studios where she is eagerly instructing her own students and helping them explore their own creative potential. Her art studio is conveniently located in the heart of Cumming. She invites you to visit her website at: www.soulfulartstudios.com. “Working in a creative environment and sharing her passion for painting with others, truly inspires her. ” Her work is currently featured in the Sunshine Village Art Gallery in Athens, GA, and The Otwell Manor Art Gallery in Cumming GA . She is a member of several art organizations including the Sawnee Art Association in Cumming, GA, The Quinlan Art Center in Gainesville, GA & the Atlanta Artist Center in Atlanta, GA. Artist's Statement: “I love the beauty that surrounds me daily. I love painting that beauty. I love sharing that beauty with others. I am humbled to have the opportunity to do what I love each and every day, but even more humbled by the gift of passion to pursue it.”