Artist Spotlight: Jean LeGassick

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Painter Jean LeGassick’s passion is pure nature.
Painter Jean LeGassick’s passion is pure nature.

Jean LeGassick was born in California and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena. Her artist affiliations include the Plein-Air Painters of America and the California Art Club.

Jean has participated in many of the finest invitational art shows around the country, including several museum shows. Two of her pieces are in the permanent collection of the Nevada Museum of Art. Her work has been featured in several national publications, including “Southwest Art” and “Plein-Air” Magazines. She was recently filmed painting in Alaska for the six-part PBS special “Plein-Air: Painting the American Landscape.”

Jean now lives in the small, historic town of Silver City in northern Nevada.

“My goal while doing ‘en plein-air’ work is to record my immediate and spontaneous response to the scene. I want someone to see and feel what I felt at that particular time, to convey to others my experience and love for a place. If I come even close to this goal, I feel I have accomplished something of worth.”

Jean LeGassick Exuberance of Fall Oil on panel Tahoe Tower Room 816
Jean LeGassick
Exuberance of Fall
Oil on panel
Tahoe Tower Room 816

Currently, there are 8 paintings by Jean LeGassick on display at Renown Regional Medical Center.

About the Renown Art Collection
At Renown Health we’ve created an environment that transcends the boundaries of traditional medicine by combining the healing power of art with our skill, expertise and technology. We’ve culled an art collection that comprises more than 1,000 works of original art — many from local and regional artists — to edify both our patients and visitors. Explore the healing power of art by viewing our online art database of featured works and artists.

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