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  Janet Lombardi Blixt
I began oil painting at the age of seven with private art instruction while growing up in Los Angeles. The weekly lessons continued into high school. In college I majored in painting, printmaking and graphic design and received a BA in Art from Chico State University. My influental instructors include Janet Turner, Marion Epting and Paul Feldhaus, with whom I worked to obtain a degree in printmaking.

Janet Lombardi Blix Artist  
Jan painting
"en plein-aire"
at Lake Tahoe
After graduating college I began a career in graphic design in Southern California. My passion for painting was rekindled upon returning to Chico eleven years ago. Painting in an expressionistic yet representational style, I work primarily in oils, pastel, and acrylic. Mostly I create “en plein air," which means on location, outdoors. The Chico area has an endless supply of interesting outlooks to capture, both in architecture and nature. “As I paint en plein air I strive to relay to the viewer a sense of the elements that I see and feel at the moment. Capturing the light, as it presents itself to me outdoors, is an important part of my art."

Voted 1st place in Best of Chico - Local Artist in the
Chico News & Review 2008 Best of Chico Poll!


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