ABOUT julie hanson:


Artist Statement:
"I paint because I am so moved by what I see in the world around me and I want to express the extraordinary in what I see and feel. I strive to capture spontaneity, to paint the light and color, and to create a work that is fresh and alive." - Julie H. Hanson

Julie Hanson is a well-known artist and popular teacher who shares her vast knowledge and experience with her students. Julie’s colorful paintings and drawings include everything from figures and plein air landscapes to her beloved animals. She spends a lot of time rescuing animals, particularly cats, and finding new homes for them.  Julie lives and works in Sarasota and North Carolina. 
Her new book Fire and Light: A Method of Painting for Artists Who Love Color was released in 2016 by Schiffer Publishing.