Jane Welles is an artist who enjoys painting the landscape on location, using oil, pastels, or watercolor. This award-winning artist was an art major at CSUS and is a co-founder of the Nevada County Plein Air Painters, a group of artists who enjoy getting together to paint outside.
Jane paints on location because she feels it makes a difference in capturing the quality of the light. Her inspriation comes from the quiet contemplation of nature and being in close harmony with her surroundings. She hopes she can share this love of the outdoors with others. Jane loves living in Nevada County because there is so much in the area to paint.