Jane Manco

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Jane Manco

United States


Jane is a classically trained oil painter who’s work is inspired by the masters of the past, and her background in traditional realism.

After earning a degree in graphic design and illustration from the Parsons School of Design in New York, as well as a masters degree in art education, Jane launched a freelance career with national advertising firms, MTV Networks, and was an art educator in New York City teaching drawing, painting and graphic design.

Jane has since transitioned fully to studio painting , and completed an intensive drawing and painting program from The Florence Academy of Art (US), studying under the tutelage of Jordan Sokal, Amaya Gurpide, Cornelia Hernes and Stephen Bauman. Jane now shares her time between New York and New Jersey, and painting professionally in her studio in the Realist Tradition.

Jane's work is well collected and can be found throughout the U.S., and in the UK. Jane work is represented by galleries in Massachusetts., and the Salmagundi Club in New York.

Jane has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Sylvia Marie Geismann Award for Excellence for work exhibited at the historic Salmagundi Club - NYC.   Jane was also a FINALIST at the American Women Artists, Steamboat Art Museum Exhibition in Colorado, the Guild of Boston Artists New England Regional Exhibition, the Richeson75 International Small Works, Still Life / Floral and Animal and Wildlife Gallery Exhibitions , the Artist Magazine 33rd Annual Art Competition for Still Life, and was featured in the Annual Art issue of Cape Cod Life Magazine.


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