Jan Timmerman Art



. Love for realism expressed through local landscapes.
. Works mostly in acrylics, India ink, and  pastels.
. Influenced by works of Escher, Kriegoff, Dali, Group of Seven.

. born in Hamburg, Germany
. formative years in Nairobi, Kenya & Ottawa, Canada

. my mother, a portrait painter from Winnipeg School of Art
. Michael O' Rourk, a sculptor, painter living in Nairobi, Kenya

tribute to Group of Seven

. Art History
. Drafting
. Free Form Drawing
(U of Manitoba, Fac of Arch)
. Anatomy
(U of Manitoba, Fac of Phys Ed)
. Figure Drawing
(Ottawa School of Art
with Richard Purdy)
. Free Form Art
(Sri Lanka, University)

. post grad term paper on Krieghoff's work defining Canadian 17th century recreational activities through
Krieghoff's art

Two limited prints released of Bon Echo, an Ontario provincial park,
landscapes originally in India ink.

Taught with the Ottawa Carleton District School Board for 28 yrs.

First exhibit, Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1972, MapleCon (Sci-Fi) Convention won critics choice award for best picture.

Oil paintings exhibited at Gloucester City Hall and Cumberland Museum, Ontario.

Was a member of the Ottawa Art Association and the Cumberland
Arts and Crafts Guild

Won a 1st prize in juried art exhibit,  Bancroft Gallery, 'Best Pastel',  Dr. Zeya Alikhan Award, 2008

Jan Timmerman

Commissioned work, local landscapes, and modern abstract, are the majority of what I do.

Most work is sold 'not framed' because people want to frame work to fit with existing decor. Framed work is sold ready to hang.

Shipping costs are seperate and prepaid.

techniques of abstract


Studio work takes place on a pontoon boat using natural landscapes as well as spending some indoor studio time.

All art supplies are the responsibility of the student unless other arrangements have been made ahead of time.

All levels of ability are encouraged to develop new and/or existing skills. August, September, and October are the best months (mostly bug free).

. Remuneration is based on time and boat gas costs.
. Half day and full days are available.
. Individual tutorial work is available.
. Group rates are significantly cheaper.
. I have tutored housebound individuals but mileage costs become an additonal expense.




2012-2014 | Jan Timmerman

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