Jeffrey T. Larson: The Mundane Becomes Extraordinary

The first-place still life winner in our 2008 annual competition with his painting Electrolux (see, Jeffrey T. Larson is a well-respected instructor who counsels budding artists to train their eyes to see both honestly and correctly: “Since paint is so limited compared to light and nature, learn to push it to its boundaries so that you can better re-create what you see.” Larson’s work is represented by Tree’s Place Gallery in Orleans, Massachusetts, and every two years the artist hosts his own show in the Twin Cities. To see more of his work, visit his website,

To read more about Larson, see the November 2009 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Here is some art that didn’t appear in the article.

Jars of Pasta (oil, 16×30)

Dandelion Bouquet (oil, 10×8)

Blue Crab (oil, 12×16)

Blue Tricycle (oil, 42×40)

Gamebird (oil, 20×30)

Fish on Bowl (oil, 11½x12)

Boxes & Balls (oil, 12×24)

Dormant (oil, 11½x10½)


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