Janice Lape’ is an expressionistic artist and beloved teacher. She recently began to explore a colorful, loose, flowing technique of watercolors.
Janice has been awarded for her exceptional work in Georgia, North Carolina and Florida. Additionally, she has shown in surrounding galleries including the Woolworth Walk in Asheville, Seven Sisters Gallery in Black Mountain and Doves Gallery in Murphy.
The contrast of light and dark values lend Janice’s work a bold appearance, comparatively in likeness to pioneering 1920’s watercolorist, Charles E. Burchfield. Her paintings have also caught the attention of the clientele who have commissioned Janice to produce paintings of their homes and gardens.
In addition to her masterful paintings, she has taught watercolor in Gainesville, FL and is currently offering Adult & Children’s Watercolor here in Asheville.
Janice has a striking ability to put her students at ease while helping them develop an artistic perspective. Many students have appreciatively commented that Janice’s classes have allowed them to view the world in a new way.